Israeli Folk Dance - Beginners

September - December or August

Mondays @ 7:30PM - 9:45PM

Ages 16+

In a warm and inviting atmosphere, learn the steps involved with Israeli dancing, both traditional and modern. This class continues to be one of the most popular classes at the Weinstein JCC, and the first class is always free! Winter Season and Spring Season options available. Questions? Call Ellen Bernstein at 804-399-3649 or [email protected].

Israeli Folk Dance - Advanced

September - December or August

Thursdays @ 7:30PM - 9:45PM

Ages 16+

Prerequisite: Israeli Folk Dance Beginners. For those who love to dance and have some knowledge of Israeli Folk Dance, this class provides the opportunity to “just dance” and learn new dances as well, in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Fall Season and Full Year options available.

Adult Beginning Hip-Hop

October 18 - December 13

Wednesdays @ 6:30 PM-7:30 PM

Ages 16+

If you have always wanted to learn hip hop but didn’t want to be in a kid’s class, this is for you. In the class we will break down new moves each week, repeat them until you feel comfortable and then put them together in a short routine to one of your favorite tunes. It’s a great time
and a good workout too for your mind and body.


November 2–January 04, 2024 

Exploring  the intersection of mass media and social perceptions of beauty, Gold and Dworkin create visual narratives on resilience and the fragility of human connections. 


January 11–February 29, 2024

Juried exhibit celebrating diversity and individuality. Artists are invited to share work reflecting their unique interpretation of this theme.  Submissions will be accepted online beginning September 1, 2023.  

Farewell Mister Haffmann

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 7 pm

Farewell Mister Hoffman is part of our 15th Annual Israeli and Jewish Film Festival from January 18 to 28, 2024. Experience a diverse lineup of award-winning films and engaging programming that celebrates Jewish and Israeli stories. Full lineup announced in November.

Don’t miss this unforgettable cinematic event! Occupied Paris, 1941: all members of the Jewish community are instructed to come forward and identify themselves to authorities. Dedicated jeweler Joseph Haffmann, fearing the worst, arranges for his family to flee the city and offers…


February 28-March 10, 2024

Recommended for Ages 12 and Up

August 1991: simmering tensions in the racially polarized neighborhood of Crown Heights erupt into riots after a Black child was killed by a car in the Chabad-Lubavitcher Rebbe’s motorcade and a white Jewish scholar was slain in retaliation. Anna Deavere Smith’s groundbreaking documentary play uses verbatim testimony from individuals throughout the diverse community, creating a nuanced portrait of a shared but…


March 7–May 2, 2024

Right brain for creativity? Left brain for analytical thinking? Celebrating those who have found success at the intersection!  Curated exhibit presenting the art work of Carl Patow, Deborah Pollack and other science-minded professionals that are also artists. 

An Evening with Dahlia Lithwick:
The U.S. Supreme Court:
What has happened and What’s to Come

Thursday, March 14, 2024 at 7:30 pm

Dahlia Lithwick, an award-winning journalist and author, Senior Editor at Slate, and considered the best legal commentator for two decades, leads us in a non-partisan discussion about the Supreme Court; how it started, where it is now and where we are headed. She is the host of Amicus, a biweekly podcast about the law and the Supreme Court and the author of the instant New York Times Bestseller Lady Justice, the stories of women attorneys and how they fought to succeed in their profession. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Harper’s…

Marcel Marceau, A Silent Hero
Performance by the Latin Ballet of Virginia

Thursday, May 2, 2024 at 7 pm

Marcel Marceau was a French actor who was known internationally for his emotional and elegant performance as a mime. In France during WWII, Marceau used his art of mime to save Jewish children during the Holocaust. 

Under the creative direction of Ana Anais King, the Latin Ballet of Virginia will bring the Marcel Marceau story, A Silent Hero, to life through ballet.


May 9–June 28, 2024

Israeli -American artist Anne Schlachter Dagan’s unique sensitivity to light and colorblindness unveils a mesmerizing interplay of shadows, inviting you to explore the profound beauty that emerges when light becomes someone’s darkness 

Artists’ Talk and Reception on May 9 at 7pm. Open to the public.  


Exciting New Programs Coming Soon!

We are thrilled to announce that a diverse range of engaging and enriching programs will be available for the upcoming fall.

 Unfortunately, we aren’t able to reveal the specific offerings just yet, but mark you calendars for Monday, August 28, when fall registration will officially open. On that day, our website will be updated will all the detailed information you need to make your selections.

We look forward to welcoming you to our exciting new offerings this fall!