Edlavitch DCJCC

#Adulting: An Afternoon of Workshops for Young Couples


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Young couples of all backgrounds – recently married*, engaged or in long term relationships – are invited to explore major themes of moving from two individuals to one unit. Workshops will delve into the topics of finance, spirituality, intimacy, wedding planning, familial relationships and other common challenges of the modern couple. Visit our vendor market and discover home and event products and services. Heavy appetizers and beverages will be provided.

*Married within the last 5 years. Only one ticket needed per couple. All tickets include access to the entire afternoon of workshops and vendor fair for both partners.


  • To Merge or not to Merge: Thinking about Managing Money in Relationships
    Led by Financial Coach, Zach Teutsch
  • Homebuying For Couples: Managing the Mishegoss
    Led by Sammy Dweck, Associate Broker of Evers and Co.
  • Intimacy in Romantic Relationships: A Conversation with a Sex Therapist
    Led by Lisa Topchik, LICSW
  • Beyond the Chupah: Planning Your Big Day
    Led by Margo Fischer of Bright Occasions and Rabbi Sarah Tasman of Interfaith Family and Moderated by Matthew Fox of Meeting Management Services
  • Long Term Career Planning... Together
    Led by Career Coaches Jessica and Greg Gershuny of Consequi
  • Couples that Schvitz Together, Stay Together
    Led by Personal Trainer Hirsh Kravitz and DCJCC Assistant Director of Sales, Carly Goan
  • An Interfaith Couples Conversation
    Led by Marion L. Usher, Ph.d
  • Welcome To Your Jew-ish House 
    Led by Rabbi Tamara Miller
  • Estate Planning: It’s Not Just For Bubbe and Zayde 
    Led by Katherine A. Curley, Esq.



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If the cost of this event would prohibit you from attending please email Stacy at stacym@washingtondcjcc.org 


Q. Are all the sessions at the same time?

A. No, we have 3 blocks of sessions that last 45 minutes each; you will be able to choose to attend 1 of 3 workshops in each session block. Between sessions you can visit our vendor fair.

Q. If my partner can't make it can I still come?

A. Of course! Please email Stacy at stacym@washingtondcjcc.org and we will give you a special discount ticket link.

Q. I have been to a similar program, is this event right for me?

A. We are offering a variety of workshops and you can choose to attend the ones that are most relevant to you.

Q. I have been in a relationship a year/just started living with my partner/just got engaged/am recently married - are their workshops for me?

A.Yes! We have workshops that range from planning your big day to staying healthy together to long term career and estate planning.

Q. I am not Jewish, can I still attend this event?

A. We welcome young couples of all backgrounds and faiths. Only two of our nine workshops are focused on Jewish content during each session block you will have the option to choose from other educational workshops.

Q. Is this event LGBTQ friendly?

A. You bet; some of our speakers and vendors are part of the LGBTQ community and we are promoting this event through our LGBTQ program GLOE.


Q. I own or work at a business that outreaches to young couples and want to attend your vendor market, how can I do so? 

A. Please email Stacy at stacym@washingtondcjcc.org and she will send you more information.

Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

We're sorry, the deadline for online sales has passed. Contact program staff listed above to purchase by phone.


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