Jewish Community Center of Washington, DC

Introduction to Judaism - April 2023

Thursday, April 20, 2023
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Intro to Judaism - Spring Session

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 will be 7 sessions on Zoom and one in-person session. The instructor will be in touch to confirm the date and location of your in-person session.

This Session:
 8 Thursdays, April 20 – June 22

No class May 4, May 25

Time: 7:30PM - 9:30 PM

General Registration: $210

Discounted Member : $180
Couples Price: $318
Did you go on Birthright or Honeymoon Israel in the past year? Send us an email to learn about special discounts for program participants.

Please contact Amanda Herring with any questions.

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

Instructor: Rabbi JoHannah Potts
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.

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