Our Classes


Friday Free Baby Playgroup: Babies and their loving adult are invited to join our Shabbat Musical Celebration and stay to play in our specially designed infant/toddler playroom on Fridays from 9:45 am - 11:00 am.

Teachers at B'nai Tzedek Synagogue in Potomac MarylandChavrei Doobim (Bear Friends): 15-24 months, 3 mornings: Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday, 9:15 am - 12:30 pm

Taught by Lisa Feyerick & Julie Forrest

Lisa has been teaching preschool for over 11 years in Rockville. She is beyond excited to join the GECC. She grew up in South Florida and relocated here 16 years ago with her family. Lisa lives in Potomac with her husband Steve and 2 children, a 20 year old daughter in college and a 15 year old son in high school.

Julie grew up as a congregant of B'nai Tzedek. This will be her third year teaching in the Doobim class. She is looking forward to another fabulous year at the GECC!   


Chavrei Peelim (Elephant Friends): Two year olds, 3 or 5 mornings: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9:15 am - 1:00 pTeachers at B'nai Tzedek Synagogue in Potomac Marylandm

Taught by Jane Greenblatt & Tali Kovich

This will be Jane's 10th year teaching two's at the GECC.  Jane has three sons ranging from age 17 to 23, all of whom attended preschool at B'nai Tzedek. 

Tali was born in Israel where she studied nursing and served in the Israeli military. This will be her 10th year working with the 2’s at the GECC.  Tali is the proud mother of 3 boys.

Chavrei Pandot (Panda Friends): Three year olds, 5 days: 9:15 am - 1:00 pm • Enrichments available Monday - Friday (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)

Teachers at B'nai Tzedek Synagogue in Potomac Maryland     Taught by Rachel Sunshine & Bonnie Altneu

Rachel has been teaching preschool for over 10 years in Rockville. A native of Montgomery County, she is excited to work at the GECC. Rachel lives in Potomac with her husband Doug and 2 children, one in middle school and one in high school.

This is Bonnie's third year working as a teacher in the Pandot class at the GECC.  She grew up in Rockville, Maryland and has two children, one in middle school and one in high school.

Chavrei Keshet (Rainbow Friends): Pre-K, 5 days: 9:15 am - 1:00 pm • Enrichments availaTeachers at B'nai Tzedek Synagogue in Potomac Marylandble Monday - Friday (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)

Taught by Liz Sander & Yafa Edery

Liz has been teaching in Jewish preschools for 15 years.  During her free time you can find her in the gym, walking or playing with her dog or attending her son’s high school baseball games. 

This is Yafa’s 25th year as a teacher in the Pre-K class.  She also teaches kindergarten and 3rd grade in the B’nai Tzedek Hebrew School.  Yafa moved to the DC area over 30 years ago from Be’er Sheva.

Enrichment Classes for 3s and 4s: Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 2:30pm, Click here for a description of classes.

Chavrei Parparim (Butterfly Friends) Extended Day: Monday - Friday 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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Supporting B’nai Tzedek

Supporting B’nai Tzedek

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