Miriam Szubin Connects City Families of All Faiths at D.C.’s Jewish Community Center

Miriam Szubin Connects City Families of All Faiths at D.C.’s Jewish Community Center

At 4:00pm on a recent weekday afternoon, the relatively empty lobby at Washington, D.C.’s Jewish Community Center (JCC) fills with a stream of children. Many of them are little girls wearing pink tutus. Miriam Szubin, director of the JCC’s Parenting Center, lights up at the sight of them. “I have three boys,” Szubin says, pausing a conversation to call out hellos to kids and caregivers. “We’re not big on tutus in my house, so it’s like a little tutu fix once a week.”

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