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Introduction to Judaism - Summer Session 2017
Sponsor Edlavitch JCC of Washington DC
Type of Event Education
Description 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 Thursdays, June 22 - August 10 Time: 7:30 – 9:15 pm

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

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.

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Date/Dates June 22 2017 - August 10 2017
Times 7:30 PM - 9:15 pm
Cost General registration $200, Discounted Member $170, Interfaith Couples Workshop Alumni $150/couple
Street Address 1529 16th St., NW Google Map
Location Washington, DC 20036 United States
Contact Information
Contact Name Darya Watnick
Phone Number 202.777.3259
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