Introduction to Judaism - Spring Session 2019
Come explore the rich fabric of Judaism! Using traditional texts and modern examples, we will cover the fundamentals of Jewish life, including Shabbat and holidays, prayer, lifecycle rituals, ethics, and beliefs.
This class is ideal for learners with questions—whether you've never studied Judaism before in your life, you're looking for a Hebrew School refresher, or you're somewhere in between!
Dates: 8 Tuesdays, March 26 to May 21, 2019
Time: 7:30 to 9:15 pm
General Registration: $200
Discounted Member : $170
Interfaith Couples Workshop Alumni: $150/couple
Did you go on Birthright or Honeymoon Israel in the past year? Call us at 202-777-3259 or send us an email to learn about special discounts for program participants.
class will be taking place at the EDCJCC townhouse, across the street
from our main building on 16th St NW, during our renovation. This
building is not ADA accessible. We apologize for any inconvenience and
ask that you bear with us during this transition year. Please be in
touch with any questions.**
Please contact Darya Watnick at (202) 777-3259 or send an email with any questions.
Before registering, make sure you are familiar with the JLL Registration Policies
Instructor: JoHanna Potts is the former director of The Department of Jewish Life and Learning at the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington. Her teaching passion is to bring enjoyment to Jewish learning with a view towards empowering individuals to create lives of meaning through Judaism. Previously, she served as Director of Education at Temples Solel and Shalom, Director of The Primary School at Washington Hebrew Congregation, and Director of the Middle School at Gesher Jewish Day School. In 2006, she served as co-chair of the Conference for Alternatives in Jewish Education at Duke University. She has been involved with the DCJCC Jewish Women’s Project and helped coordinate and lead the group's text study activities. JoHanna currently teaches the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning, the Heritage series, a Women’s Torah Study Group, and conducts teacher training workshops.