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Please join DKJA in a new initiative bringing faculty, parents and community together. The DKJA Learning Community features an exciting selection of 8-week classess beginning in January 2017. All courses led by DKJA teachers. (There must be a minimum of 5 students per class) The fee for each classis $36, except for ceramics which is $100 (includes materials).  CLICK HERE to register.



Israel Appreciation

Explore how Israeli poems and songs are a reflection of Israel’s history, culture and national spirit. 

 Instructor:  Sammy Chukran-Lontok, Director of Hebrew Studies & Israel Education                                             

Mondays, 7:45 - 8:30 a.m. -  DKJA Conference Room


Beginner Israeli Dancing

Come dance and join the fun!

Instructor:  Liat Luel-Rochberg, Music Teacher                   

Mondays,9 – 9:45 a.m. -  Music Room, Cultural Arts Building


Beginner and Intermediate Piano

This class will be like having a private piano lesson. Work individually, at your level, with the assistance of a teacher who will guide and help you grow as a pianist.                                                               

Instructor: Liat Luel-Rochberg, Music Teacher                      

Mondays, 10 – 10:45 a.m. - Keyboard Lab/Cultural Arts Building


Ceramics Studio

Experience creativity and fun while working on a variety of projects in clay.  Explore various ceramic hand-building techniques, including pinch, slab coil and wheel construction.  Beginning and intermediate artists are welcome.

Instructor:  Terri Hamilton , Ceramics Teacher

Mondays & Wednesdays, Noon – 2:00 p.m. -  Ceramic Studio Room 107/Cultural Arts Building

Pirkei Avot: The Rabbis’ Self-Improvement Guide

 A fascinating exploration of the life, times and wisdom of our exceptional rabbinic sages, who are the architects of much of what we know as Judaism todayCompiled nearly 2000 years ago, Pirkei Avot is a unique section of Mishna, powerful, bite-sized pieces of Jewish wisdom and ethical behavior. 

Instructor:  Rabbi Baruch Plotkin, Rabbi in Residence

Tuesdays, Noon - 1:00 p.m. -  DKJA Conference Room


Shalom! Hebrew Conversations & Coffee

Practice your Hebrew conversational skills on a variety of topics.  This session is appropriate for those with basic conversational Hebrew.

Instructor: Sammy Chukran-Lontok, Director of Hebrew Studies & Israel Education

Fridays, 7:45 – 8:30 a.m. -   Café, Cultural Arts Building


The Actor’s Workshop

Bits and Pieces – Act out your joys and frustrations in an acting class.  Study monologues, scenes, improvisation, and have fun while you sharpen your verbal and communication skills.                              

Instructor:  Zoraida Adams, Drama Teacher

Fridays, 9 – 10:00 a.m. - Room 102 / Cultural Arts Building



CLICK HERE to register.

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