Jewish Community Center of Washington, DC

Introduction to Judaism - Fall Session 2019

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:15 PM
Edlavitch DCJCC
1529 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036

Intro to Judaism

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!

This Session

Dates: Tuesdays, October 29 - December 17
Time: 7:30 PM – 9:15 PM

General Registration: $200

EDCJCC Member Registration: $170
Interfaith Couples Workshop Alumni: $150/couple
Did you go on Birthright or Honeymoon Israel in the past year? Call Lisa Silverman at 202-777-3259 or send an email to learn about special discounts for program participants.

Instructor: Miriam Szubin
Miriam has been teaching Introduction to Judaism at the EDCJCC since 2007, and has introduced over 400 students to Judaism in that time.  She has a B.A from Yale and a Masters in Jewish Education from the Jewish Theological Seminary. She spent several years teaching high school history and Jewish history at the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School and now works as the Director of the EDCJCC Parenting Center, where she creates and coordinates programming for infants, toddlers, parents and parents-to-be. She lives in Adams Morgan with her husband and three sons. 

If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Silverman at (202) 777-3259 or email

Before registering, make sure you are familiar with the JLL Registration Policies.

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