General Contact Information

Washington DCJCC
1529 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036

(202) 518-9400 for receptionist
(202) 518-9420 for faxes


Contact Information for:

Senior Staff Contacts

Carole R. Zawatsky
Chief Executive Officer
(202) 777-3261

Michael Baumstein
Chief Operating Officer 
(202) 777-3266

Bini Silver
Chief Administrative Officer
(202) 777-3278

Ralph Grunewald
Director of Institutional Advancement
(202) 777-3257

Sara Shalva
Director of Jewish Innovation
(202) 777-3249


Washington DCJCC Department Directors:


Tena Howell
Director. Membership
(202) 777-3217

Zoya Volpe

Sales Associate
(202) 777-3218

Sport and Fitness
Leagues;Fitness Center;Personal Training;Aerobics, Pilates and Yoga Classes

Andre Dixon
Director, Health & Fitness Center
(202) 777-3272

Jill Aaron
Associate Director, Aquatics
(202) 777-3279

Center for Arts
Theater J; Film, Music and Literary Festivals and Programs;

Adam Immerwahr
Artistic Director, Theater J
(202) 777-3233

Shirley Serotsky

Associate Artistic Director, Theater J 
(202) 777-3228

Ilya Tovbis
Director, Washington Jewish Film Festival (WJFF) & Washington Jewish Music Festival (WJMF)
and Year-Round Film & Music programming
(202) 777-3248

Kids and Parents
Preschool; Camp; Parenting Center; Youth and Family Programs

Alex Band
Preschool Director
(202) 777-3271

Greg Feitel
Director of Camp
(202) 777-3270

Stacey Herman
Director of School Age Programs
(202) 777-3276

Miriam Szubin
Director, Parenting Center
(202) 777-3263

Community Engagement
Programs for creating community connections and engagament

Erica Steen
Director, Community Engagement
(202) 777-3255

Randy Bacon
Director, Behrend Builders
(202) 777-3244

Halley Cohen
Director, GLOE, Kurlander Program for GLBT Outreach and Engagment
(202) 777-3253

Stacy Miller
Manager, EntryPointDC (programs for young professionals)
(202) 777-3207

Kim Cauthen
Senior Fellowship
(202) 777-3206


Chris Brown
Building Manager
(202) 777-3213

Wanda Chichester
Facilities Manager & Space Coordinator
(202) 777-3265

Human Resources & Information Technology

Margaret Hahn Stern
Human Resources Director
(202) 777-3252


Harold and Barbara Berman Cafe

Silver Crust
operated by Ben Yehuda's
Josh Katz
A restaurant offering a Vaad-ceritfied dairy menu featuring home-made pizza as well as pastas, salads with fish or chicken, sandwiches and beverages.

The Silver Crust is open Sunday-Thursday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm and on Friday 11:00 am – 2:00 pm.

For menu and additional information
Click here