A Portrait of Jewish Americans Storify

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In early October, Pew released “A Portrait of Jewish Americans,” which was the first major study of the Jewish population in the United States in over a decade. To many, the results were surprising. One out of five Jews describe themselves as having no religion. You may also view this directly on Storify. [View the […]

New Partnership Will Bring Children’s Yoga to JCCs

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JCC Association is delighted to announce a new partnership with Kidding Around Yoga (KAY) to present Yoga Yeladim, a children’s wellness and stress-management program with a Jewish twist. Yoga Yeladim will enable JCCs to give children all the benefits of traditional yoga–stretching, relaxation, meditation, proper breathing, self-discipline–through a fun, musical session that will have children […]

Stephen Seiden Nominated to Be Next Chair of JCC Association

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Stephen Seiden of Livingston, New Jersey was nominated as the next chair of JCC Association at the  JCC Association board of directors meeting held in New York City on October 6 and 7.  Seiden is a two-time past chair of the JCC MetroWest Board of Trustees; and is the current JCC Association finance committee chair. President […]

JCC Job Board Connects to Largest Online Job Board in World

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JCC Association has entered into an agreement with www.indeed.com, the largest online job board in the world to list all of the jobs from www.jccworks.com onto their job board on a daily basis. When a JCC lists job on jccworks, that job will also appear on indeed.com approximately 24 hours later. In the same way, […]

Second Cohort of JELI Fellows Begin Training Program

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The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) and JCC Association are pleased to announce the second cohort of the Jewish Experiential Leadership Institute (JELI), an online and in-person leadership and professional development program specifically designed for JCC professionals. The fellowship program, supported by generous funding from the Jim Joseph Foundation, is the result of collaborative efforts among […]

JCC Association Awards Five Graduate Education Scholarships for 2013-2014

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JCC Association is proud to announce the recipients of the 2013-2014 JCC Association Graduate Education Scholarship. The five awardees are from different parts of the U.S., and will be studying at a variety of schools. With a strong commitment to the Jewish community and the JCC Movement, recipients of the JCC Association Graduate Scholarship study […]

JCCs Enter Third Annual Fantasy Football Challenge

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Most of the country may be enjoying the end of summer, but the 19 million Americans who play fantasy football are looking ahead to fall and daydreaming about their perfect teams. Not to worry. JCC Association is finalizing preparations for the third annual JCCs of North America Fantasy Football Challenge (The Challenge).  Participants compete locally […]

JCC Day Camps in the News

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We’re in the middle of camp season so it should be no surprise that JCC day camps are in the news. Two recent stories about JCC Camps at Medford in southern New Jersey, Camp JCC in the Washington D.C. area,  and Camp Kehilla in Long Island, New York highlight the special benefits of JCC day camps. […]

JCCs of North America App Brings JCC Information to Smartphones

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Nine Jewish Community Centers across North America are the first to take advantage of JCC Association’s new mobile initiative, the JCCs of North America App. The JCCs of North America App is now available for download in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, and enables JCCs to offer users the information they want […]

Reaching Out to Jewish Teens: JCC Maccabi Games/ArtsFest

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This article appeared in the summer issue of JCC Circle. by Anna Khomina Juggling friends, homework, Facebook updates, college applications, the latest on their Twitter feeds, plus extracurricular activities that make their college essays noteworthy does not leave much time for Jewish teens to reflect on their connections to Jewish life and their own Jewish […]

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