Jared Foundation in Partnership with JCC Association to Combat Childhood Obesity

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Jared Fogle, spokesperson for SUBWAY® sandwich shops and founder of The Jared Foundation, will be appearing on Wednesday, March 14, 10 a.m. at the JCCs of Greater Boston in Newton, Massachusetts to announce a strategic partnership with JCC Association to combat childhood obesity. Fogle’s Jared Foundation will be providing funds to the JCCs of Greater […]

Jewish Military Leadership Award to Be Presented at Biennial

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New York, NY–JCC Association is proud to announce that it will present the Jewish Military Leadership Award to Rear Admiral Herman A. Shelanski, Commander, Carrier Strike Group 10, at the JCCs of North America Biennial in New Orleans on May 7, 2012. “Admiral Shelanski personifies the highest qualities of a Jewish military leader,” said Rabbi Harold […]

Community Leaders Honored for Their Work at Biennial

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New York, NY–JCC Association is proud to announce the recipients of several distinguished awards, which will be presented at the JCCs of North America Biennialin New Orleans in May. Rabbi Alvin Mars will receive the Morton L. Mandel Jewish Education Leadership Award; Louis (Buddy) Sapolsky, executive director of the JCC of Greater Baltimore, will receive the Florence G. […]

JCC Association Joins National Go4Life® Campaign

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JCC Association has joined the National Institute on Aging (NIA) in Go4Life, a new national exercise and physical activity campaign for people age 50+. The goal of Go4Life is to provide resources to older adults that they can use to incorporate exercise and physical activity into their everyday lives. This federal campaign is based on […]

Torahs for Our Troops to Be at the GA on Sunday, Nov 6

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The JWB Jewish Chaplains Council, a service of JCC Association, will be at the GA, the annual conference of federations, this year to give everyone a chance to perform a special mitzvah. People are invited to stop by Booth 603 and help complete the fifth specially sized Torah for Jewish military chaplains. JWB Jewish Chaplains Council’s project Torah for Our […]

Jewish Chaplains Monument Begins March to Arlington

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The new memorial to fallen Jewish military chaplains will begin a tour of the East Coast on September 13 at Fort Jackson in South Carolina, and then continue to Florida, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Delaware, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. The memorial will stop at JCCs as well as synagogues, military installations, and […]

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 […]

Corporate Sponsors Support JCC Maccabi Games® and JCC Maccabi ArtsFest®in Record Numbers

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   An unprecedented number of corporate sponsors have signed up to support the JCC Maccabi Games® in 2011, including the first-ever JCC Maccabi Games/ArtsFest in Israel, an indication of their recognition of the program’s impact and influence. Approximately 1,500 people, including the teen participants, coaches, chaperones, family members, and JCC staff and board members, will […]

American Idol Finalist Brett Loewenstern to Appear at JCC Maccabi ArtsFest in Israel

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  This summer, popular Israeli hip hop funk band Hadag Nahash will teach its trade to hundreds of North American teenagers who will be in Israel participating in JCC Maccabi ArtsFest. The band is famous for their tongue-in-cheek political commentary in songs such as “The Sticker Song.” In these tunes, Hadag Nahash uses familiar Zionist slogans and bumper-sticker […]

Facebook Campaign Launched to Urge Senate to Approve Chaplains Memorial

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JCC Association is urging people all over the U.S. to contact their senators to approve the resolution to erect a memorial for fallen Jewish chaplains at Arlington National Cemetery. Using the JWB Jewish Chaplains Council Facebook page as a platform, JCC Association has created an easy way for thousands of people to send a message […]