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

NV Rides Manager
Jennifer Kanarek

NV Rides Marketing and Outreach Coordinator
Gina Cocomello

New Americans Group Coordinator
Helen Getter

Adult Department Assistants
Susan Dorfman
Marcia Gordon
Sue Olesch

Upcoming Events

2012 Positive Aging Fair

Monthly Discussion Group

Our World Today and in the Future

Monday, November 17


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Singles Calendar

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. Contact, (703) 537-3060 for information.

Conversational Hebrew Level I

Sundays, October 5–November 23 (8 weeks)


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 or no knowledge of conversational Hebrew or the aleph-bet.
Fee: $175/ $125 member
Code: #5349


Yiddish Language

Beginner Yiddish

Mondays, September 8–October 27 (8 weeks)

Instructor: Norman Buder

By popular demand, here is your chance to learn Yiddish from the beginning! Norman is an excellent teacher, and if you have the desire to learn the language you shouldn’t miss this opportunity.
Fee: $80/ $70 member
Code: #5351

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.

October 2-December 18 (9 weeks)
(no class Oct. 9, 16, Nov. 27)
Fee: $90/ $80 member
Code: #5352

Israeli Dance

Ages: 13+

Tuesdays (ongoing)

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 class at the J for 20 years. Dances are internationally recognized in most programs. No experience necessary, and registration not required.
Fee: $10/ $6 member/ $5 student
Code: #278
Pay instructor directly.