Contacts for Jewish Life and Learning

Adult Services

Adult Programming Director
Carla Rosenfeld
703.537.3060
Carla.Rosenfeld@jccnv.org

Community Engagement

Community Engagement Director
Laurie Albert
703.537.3064
Laurie.Albert@jccnv.org

Community Engagement Coordinator
Jennifer DeAngelis
703.537.3045
Jennifer.DeAngelis@jccnv.org

Community Engagement Coordinator
Jennifer Kanarek
703.537.3019
Jennifer.Kanarek@jccnv.org

Israel

JCCNV Community Shlicha
Dana Kalishov
703.537.3034
Dana.Kalishov@jccnv.org

Upcoming Events

The JCCNV: A Great Fit for Me!

Shabbat Programming at the J

Celebrate the
Beauty of Shabbat

Throughout the year,
the J is now offering
unique programs to
help the community
join together to
experience the spirit
of Shabbat.

If you have
suggestions for
Shabbat programs,
please pass them along!

Contact:
Joelle.Keleneson@jccnv.org.

Centertainment

Interfaith Programs

Returning this Fall:


The Mothers Circle Mini Sessions

Are you raising Jewish children... but you’re not Jewish? Don’t do it alone! Have fun while learning about Jewish rituals, ethics and the how-to’s of creating a Jewish home. Responding to the needs of women who are not Jewish but raising Jewish children, the Mothers Circle program:

  • Offers free education in Jewish rituals, practices and values.
  • Creates a warm, supportive community of women who have made similar choices for their families.
  • Respects the participant’s choice to retain her own religious identity while providing a Jewish family life for her children.

The Mothers Circle, a program of the Jewish Outreach Institute, is funded by The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington.


How Should I Know?

A program for Jewish men with spouses/partners of other religious backgrounds.

Facilitator: Debbie Blonder
A three-session workshop that provides Jewish men in a committed interfaith relationship with the tools they need to better explain to their partners why having a Jewish home and/or raising Jewish children is important to them. Highlights include:

  • How to tell your Jewish story in a way that matters to your whole family.
  • Balancing the religious concerns of both sets of grandparents.
  • Understanding the various Jewish positions on lifecycle events and holidays to make your own better informed decisions.
  • …and more!
How Should I Know? is a program of the Jewish Outreach Institute