Our interfaith programming encompasses the many aspects of a relationship that combines religions. This includes heritage, tradition and the spirituality of both partners.

Our goal is to provide a forum in which interfaith couples and families can explore and discuss a myriad of issues
.



 

Shabbat How-To: Getting Comfortable with Hosting Shabbat Dinner
Monday, March 6, 7:30-9:00 pm 
Join Sara Shalva, Chief Program Officer for Jewish Life & Learning, for an evening exploring themes of Shabbat as well as hands-on skills to host your own Shabbat meal.  In addition to discussing the home prayers and rituals, Sara will take you through the general choreography of a traditional and a not-so traditional Shabbat meal. This workshop is open to couples and singles of all ages.

Introduction to Judaism
Tuesdays, March 14—May 16 (skipping April 11 and 18); 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm 
Instructor: JoHanna Potts

Explore the rich traditions and culture of Judaism. This class looks at the building blocks of the Jewish people: beliefs, history, ethics, holidays, rituals, and more. It is ideal for those who have never studied Judaism before or those who might need a Hebrew school refresher.

Love and Religion: An Interfaith Workshop for Jews and their Partners
Mondays, April 24, May 1, 8, 15; 7:30-9:00 pm 
Facilitator: Dr. Marion Usher
Learn more about Dr. Marion Usher, our Interfaith Couples Workshop facilitator, on the website and blog, www.JewishInterfaithCouples.com

Natan Guttman's article "Interfaith 101: No Line in the Sand,"  in the Jewish Daily Forward discusses Marion Usher's workshop model and reviews her film "Love and Religion: the Challenge of Interfaith Relationships"



Questions? Contact us for more information on any Jewish Life program, event, or class.

Darya Watnick
Jewish Engagement Manager
202-777-3259

Follow the EDCJCC on Facebook and Twitter to stay up to date on all our programs and events!

Facebook

Twitter