Contacts for Adults & Seniors

Adult Services Department

Adult Services Director
Pam Wiener
(703) 537-3061

Adult Programming Director
Carla Rosenfeld
(703) 537-3060

Lead Adult Group Coordinator
Michele Endick
(703) 537-3065

Adult Group Coordinators
Sheila Budoff
(703) 537-3068

Shelly Rosenstein
(703) 537-3062

New Americans Group Coordinator
Helen Getter

Adult Department Assistants
Susan Dorfman
Marcia Gordon
Sue Olesch

Upcoming Events

2012 Positive Aging Fair

Summer Camps

Hebrew and Yiddish Language Classes

Hebrew Language

Hebrew instruction is offered on Sunday and Monday evenings. Textbooks are available for purchase at the first class. Minimum registration of four students is required. Private lessons are also available at all levels. Contact Carla Rosenfeld for information.

Conversational Hebrew Level I

Sundays, 5pm–6:30pm

Instructor: Einat Cohen

Whether you are interested in learning how to speak Hebrew for travel, business or just personal pleasure and growth, this class focuses on simple spoken Hebrew. The lessons are planned for students with little to no prior knowledge of conversational Hebrew or the Aleph-Bet.

Session II
Sundays, April 27–June 22 (8 weeks)
(no class May 25)
Fee: $175/ $125 member
Code: #4740
Click here to register online.

Conversational Hebrew Level II

Mondays, 7pm–8:30pm

Instructor: Einat Cohen

This class is designed for students who have some basic knowledge of conversational Hebrew. This course helps students build on that knowledge in order to develop stronger comprehension and language skills to converse more fluently in Hebrew.

Session II
Mondays, April 28–June 23 (8 weeks)
(no class May 26)
Fee: $175/ $125 member
Code: #4742
Click here to register online.

Yiddish Language

If you are interested in taking beginning Yiddish classes contact Carla Rosenfeld at (703) 537-3060 or

Intermediate Yiddish

Thursdays, 10am-11am

Instructor: Norman Buder

Continue your studies of the Yiddish language with this ongoing class. You should have reading knowledge of Yiddish and a good vocabulary to join this group.

Thursdays, April 24–June 26 (9 weeks)
(no class Jun. 5)
Fee: $90/ $80 member
Code: #4744
Click here to register online.

Thursdays, July 3–September 18 (12 weeks)
Fee: $120/ $105 member
Code: #5172

Israeli Dance

Ages: 13+

Tuesdays (ongoing)

(no class Apr. 15, 22, Jun. 3)

Instructor: Ethan Halpern

This drop-in cultural dance program incorporates Jewish and Israeli culture through choreographed dances set to modern Israeli music. Mr. Halpern has been offering this popular course at the JCCNV for 20 years. Dances are internationally recognized in most programs. No experience necessary, and registration not required.
Fee: $10/ $6 member/ $5 student
Code: #4564
Pay instructor directly.