Jared Fogle of SUBWAY Helps Launch Discover CATCH: Early Childhood

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Jared Fogle, spokesperson for SUBWAY® sandwich shops and founder of The Jared Foundation,  appeared on  March 14 at the JCCs of Greater Boston to announce a strategic partnership with JCC Association to combat childhood obesity. Discover: CATCH Early Childhood, a new JCC Association initiative being piloted at the six Boston JCC preschools, as well as […]

Grant from Florida BC/BS Foundation to Help 8 JCCs

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JCC Association has received a $98,200 grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Foundation (BCBSF Foundation) to help eight Florida Jewish Community Centers combat childhood obesity: Jewish Community Alliance, Jacksonville Lori & Eric Ross JCC, Boynton Beach JCC of the Greater Palm Beaches, Palm Beaches JCC at Jack & Lee Rosen Southwest Orlando […]

Eighty JCCs Sign Up for MCJE’s TAG Training–Most Ever

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An unprecedented number of registrations for training in the Mandel Center for Jewish Education’s camp initiative TAG have made it necessary to add another day in the New York metro area. All day trainings are being held throughout February in Chicago, San Francisco, and Atlanta, in addition to two days of training at JCC Association’s […]

First Fantasy Football Challenge Ends with Big Winners

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The end of the inaugural season of JCCs of North America Fantasy Football Challenge ended with some big winners in JCCs all over the U.S. More than two hundred people played this season in 21 total leagues. Anyone can join the group in the off season on Facebook and Twitter to get the latest information, […]

Happy Centennial Plus to Two Oldest Jewish Resident Camps

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The two oldest Jewish resident camps in the nation–both founded in 1902–will be celebrating their 110th anniversaries soon, and they’ll be throwing themselves big birthday bashes. Surprise Lake Camp in Cold Spring, New York, and Tamarack Camps in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, both affiliated with JCC Association, have served children for more than a century, introducing them […]

Watch Video from the Formal Dedication of Jewish Chaplains Memorial

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Hundreds of people attended the formal dedication of the memorial to fallen Jewish chaplains at Arlington National Cemetery on October 24, 2011. After three years of intense effort by JWB Jewish Chaplains Council and numerous other Jewish, community, and veterans organizations, the monument was placed on Chaplains Hill next to existing memorials to Catholic and […]

Brand New Issue of JCC Circle Available Now

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The latest issue of JCC Circle, the magazine for the JCC Movement, is out with great stories about the changing food options at JCC camps, the impact of millenial moms on JCCs, and an interview with Brett Loewenstern, the American Idol star who got his start at the JCC Maccabi ArtsFest. Plus, there’s a photo […]

JCC Maccabi Games/ArtsFest in Israel in Photos

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For the very first time, the JCC Maccabi Games/ArtsFest took place in Israel this summer. Over 1,000 Jewish teens from three continents participated in the two-week event, traveling from northern Israel to Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. In addition to sports competitions and arts performances, the teens took part in a community-service project in Kiryat Shmona, a town near […]

JCC Association Launches First Ever JCCs of North America Fantasy Football Challenge

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The NFL lockout is over, players are headed to training camps, and 47 JCCs are participating in the first ever JCCs of North America Fantasy Football Challenge.  The Fantasy Football Challenge, also referred to as the FFC, aims to create 100 leagues made up of JCC members, their families and friends for an opportunity to […]

Register Today for JCC Fantasy Football Challenge

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Registration is open for the JCCs of North America Fantasy Football Challege, and it looks like there will even be a N.F.L. season. Great prizes are available for the thousand participants who will play for 46 JCCs. If participants, who must be over 18, find that their JCC has not signed up, they can play […]

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