2850 Quebec Street NW
Washington, DC 20008
Fax: (202) 362-4961
Institutional Membership: 1500
Programs: Introduction to Judaism Classes; Hebrew Classes; Keruv Shabbat, Keruv Workshops for Families, Parents, & Grandparents, Learner’s Shabbat, Mikvah, Extensive Adult Lifelong Learning classes; Preparation for Conversion; Melton & Me’ah Classes; Holiday "How-To" Workshops.
Contact: Rabbi Gil Steinlauf, Senior Rabbi; Rabbi Charles Feinberg; Beth Ann Spector, Program and Membership Coordinator
PO Box 2321
Kensington, MD 20852
The Capital Kehillah is housed at the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue in the heart of Washington D.C.
Contact: Rabbi Tamara Miller, spiritual leader
1529 16th Street NW (at Q Street)
Washington, DC 20036
Fax: (202) 518-9420
Institutional Membership: 3000
Percent Intermarried: members - NA; board - NA;
staff - NA.
Programs: Volunteer Days of Service and year-round opportunities, Introduction to Judaism Classes, Hebrew Classes; Outreach Learners Shabbat; Discussion of Intermarriage; Extensive Adult Education; Interfaith Couples Group; Holiday "How-To" Workshops; Outreach Seder; Lectures on Intermarriage; Films on Intermarriage.
Contact: Jean Graubart, Director of Smilow Center for Jewish Living and Learing; (202) 777-3268
PO Box 2254
Institutional Membership: Informal, new group
Washington, DC 20013-2254
Percent Intermarried: We are adult children and grandchildren of intermarriage
Programs: Monthly dinners; Discussions, and other gatherings for adult children and grandchildren of intermarriage.
Contact: Robin Margolis, Coordinator
6125 Montrose Road
Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 881-0100 ext. 96762#
Fax: (301) 881-5512
Programs: Interfaith Outreach programs are offered monthly from September through May at the JCC of Greater Washington. The breadth of programs and workshops includes offerings for married or non-married couples, extended family members, basic to advanced Judaism classes, and group activities. All classes are oriented toward enhancing interfaith relationships and learning traditional and new perspectives on living a Jewish life. Workshops are facilitated by an array of accomplished teachers, professionals, and rabbis. Our peer discussion group, Circle of Friends meets monthly. Interfaith Outreach at the JCC of Greater Washington provides a welcoming, non-judgmental environment for interfaith couples to find Jewish resources and to better understand the issues specific to interfaith relationships.
Contact: Tracey E. Dorfmann, Director
Number of Clients: NA
Percent Intermarried: 75%
Mission: JDiscover is dedicated to helping Jews and non-Jews discover deeper connections to Jewish living and learning. JDiscover seeks to open wider gateways to the Jewish community by personalizing Jewish experiences and explorations. JDiscover is for anyone who is "wandering and wondering," regardless of prior Jewish knowledge.
Introduction to Judaism Classes; Preparation for Conversion; Study Circles; Discussion Groups; Book Groups; Spiritual Journey Groups; Workshops and Learners's Prayer Groups.
Other Programs: Lifecycle Events
Contact: Rabbi David Rose, Founder/Director
5100 Wisconsin Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20016
Number of Clients: NA
Percent Intermarried: clients - NA; staff - NA;
board - NA.
Programs: Interfaith Couples Group; Parents of
Intermarried; Staff Sensitivty Training; Counseling; Couples
Support Group; Discussion of Intermarriage; "December
Contact: Joan de Pontet, LCSW-C, Executive Director
R.M. Kogan, ACSW, Synagogue Liaison.
PO Box 42014
Institutional Membership: 125 households
Washington, DC 20015
Percent Intermarried: members - 25%; board - 35%.
Programs: Introduction to Secular Humanistic Judaism; all may participate fully, no conversion required; Shabbat speakers; Discussion of Intermarriage; Extensive Adult Education; December Holidays Discussions; Community Seder; Jewish Cultural School, Pre-K through B'nei Mitzvah; Teen Programs; Counseling.
Contact: Roz Seidenstein, Executive Director
600 I Street NW
Institutional Membership: NA
Washington, DC 20001
Fax: (202) 408-5124
Percent Intermarried: NA
Programs: Introduction to Judaism Classes; Hebrew Classes; Outreach Learners Shabbat; Extensive Adult Education; Holiday "How-To" Workshops; Mothers Circle
Other Programs: In addition to our rotating Friday night services, we run a monthly Shabbat morning multicultural service open to all.
Contact: Esther Foer, Executive Director
3935 Macomb Street NW
Washington, DC 20016
Institutional Membership: 2,800 member units
Percent Intermarried: members - 10%; board - 0%
Programs:Introduction to Judaism Classes; Preparation
for Conversion; Jews-by-choice; Interfaith Couples; Parents
of Intermarrieds; Holiday "how to" Workshops, Lectures
on Intermarriage; Films on Intermarriage; "December Dilemma" Discussions.
Contact: Rabbi M. Bruce Lustig