6 Second Hebrew: Bread, Rain, Garden


Words for spring.

An awesome time in Orlando


Where were you March 15-18? We hope it was at JCCs of North America Professional Conference, with 500 of your colleagues. We learned and laughed together, gleaning insight from the best in the field and in the Jewish communal world. If you missed it, or you just want to relive it, here’s some video highlights. […]

Operation Passover makes a final push

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On Friday night, Jews all over the world will sit down to their seders, and thanks to JWB Jewish Chaplains Council, Jewish men and women who serve in the military will be able to join the communal celebration. As we commemorate the holiday that celebrates our release from Egyptian bondage and subsequent lives as a […]

Setting the community table


JCC cookbook offers ideas for Passover and beyond What place could better represent the flavors of the Jewish community in all its diversity than a JCC? And if you want to take that at face value, then check out The Community Table, a new cookbook by Katja Goldman, Judy Bernstein Bunzl, and Lisa Rotmil was […]

Going above and beyond


JCCs thrive on the dedication of their volunteers. Without their countless hours, there are programs and projects that simply would never happen. National Volunteer Appreciation Week runs April 12-18, this year, and JCCs can spotlight the people who give their all to the J. Points of Light, which claims to be the world’s largest organization […]

Munich 11 to be remembered in Rio


The 11 Israeli athletes murdered at the 1972 Olympic games in Munich will be remembered officially at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro games. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided to create space within the Olympic village dedicated to the memory of the 11 Israelis, who were kidnapped by Black September terrorists and murdered during a […]

Operation Seder to bring Passover to our troops


Online campaign to run from Purim through Pesach Jews around the world celebrate Purim today. And one of the ways they mark the holiday is by giving tzedakah, or charity, to those in need. JWB Jewish Chaplain’s Council has always met the needs of Jewish men and women in the military by providing seders and […]

6 Second Hebrew: Spring, Wine, Cat


New words for a new season.

Experience JCCs worldwide


Connect with the worldwide Jewish community this autumn at the Ninth World Conference of JCC Global. The program runs Nov. 3-6 in Jerusalem, and in conjunction with the weeklong Amitim-Fellows-Global Jewish Leadership Network program, explores Jewish Peoplehood: From Vision to Action. Amitim is a three-year program designed to develop a group of worldwide Jewish leaders […]

Unplug yourself


Tied to your laptop? Overwhelmed by your email? Is the word “wireless” meaningless because you’re attached to your phone as if by umbilical cord? Then it’s time to unplug! Join JCC Association and JCCs across the continent as we once again partner with Reboot for the National Day of Unplugging, which runs from sundown to […]

Listen. Do you hear what I hear? Something is happening at JCCs -- and it goes like this. Sounding Board