JCC Association Awards Graduate Scholarships to Promising Professionals

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JCC Association is proud to announce the 2012-2013 class of scholarship recipients. The three recipients of the JCC Association Graduate Scholarship come from different parts of the U.S. and have a variety of educational backgrounds. “We are excited to help these promising JCC professionals advance their educations,” said Joy Brand, associate vice president/director of training. […]

JCC Association Reaches Out to Emerging JCC Professionals

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As Jewish communal organizations are confronting the imminent retirement of a generation of professional leaders, the JCCs of North America Biennial is responding with a vigorous strategy  of inclusion of younger staff. Several groups of new and rising JCC professionals will attend the Biennial in New Orleans, May 6-9, arriving early and interacting with seasoned JCC […]

JCC Association Invites Jewish Military Chaplains to Lead Study Sessions at Biennial


For the first time, Jewish military chaplains from the U.S. Armed Forces will be teaching JCC lay leaders at the JCCs of North America Biennial as part of an effort to raise the profile of Jews in the military within the larger Jewish community. Seven JWB Jewish Chaplains Council-affiliated chaplains will use Jewish texts to explore how […]

Partnership with JTS Benefits JCC Professionals


Jewish Community Centers Association and Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) are pleased to announce the launch 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 […]

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 […]

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


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


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 […]

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