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2020

September 10, 2020: Cool under fire with Rabbi Irving Elson (JWB)

September 10, 2020: One team, one fight: Wearing masks after the 9/11 attacks and during COVID-19 (JWB)

September 4, 2020: How to fulfill the mitzvah of Sukkot while fighting anti-Semitism

August 28, 2020: JResponse®: Adapting to Support the JCC Movement in a Pandemic

August 21, 2020: U.S. Air Force chaplain: My call sign is ‘rabbi’

August 20, 2020: As Our Eyes Adjust

August 18, 2020: BB Camp helps strike out hunger in Lincoln City

July 22, 2020: How has COVID-19 affected Jewish organizations?

July 6, 2020: The Coronavirus Is Killing Off American Jewish Institutional Life

June 25, 2020: We must support our JCCs in these troubled times

June 5, 2020: Mandel JCC model for closing followed by others

June 3, 2020: Where does the Jewish Community Center movement go from here?

June 2, 2020: A ‘Super Fund’ Aims to Keep Jewish Nonprofit World from Sinking

May 26, 2020: Summer Camp Might Not Survive Covid-19

May 22, 2020: A Florida JCC survived the pandemic with no layoffs. Now it’s reopening.

May 21, 2020: Repair the World launches new initiative for Jewish volunteers

May 19, 2020: National Jewish community observance of Memorial Day to be live-streamed

May 19, 2020: COVID-19 Tests Staying Power of National Jewish Organizations

May 18, 2020: DESRON 9 Chaplain Named Navy’s First Joshua Goldberg Award Winner (JWB)

May 18, 2020: Summer camps facing rocky start, uncertain future

May 15, 2020: Where Are We Now? (J Voices, Episode 6)

May 6, 2020: A Youth Development Professional Guidebook Podcast: JResponse®

May 5, 2020: Letter | America’s JCCs are neither failing nor irrelevant

May 5, 2020: (JCC) Maccabi Games cancellation dampens summer for participants

May 4, 2020: Inside the Multimillion Dollar Struggle for Jewish Camp in America This Summer

May 2, 2020: America’s Jewish institutions were failing. Coronavirus hastened their demise.

April 29, 2020: Summer Camp Hanging in the Balance Amid Crisis

April 25, 2020: Will there be camp this summer? Three Jewish camps will decide this week, and likely delay.

April 24, 2020: 80% of JCCs got SBA loans — but what happens when the money runs out?

April 24, 2020: Israelfest goes virtual with live programming from around the world

April 22, 2020: Washington-area JCCs are struggling to make their online presence pay the bills

April 20, 2020: Jewish nonprofits are struggling. How should donors try to rescue them?

April 19, 2020: Will US Jewish Summer Camps Reopen?

April 19, 2020: New York City overwhelmed by coronavirus fatalities as plasma treatment brings hope (JWB)

April 19, 2020: The grim challenge of recovering New York City’s coronavirus dead (JWB)

April 17, 2020: After the first round of pandemic loans, success for some Jewish groups and confusion for many

April 15, 2020: Letter to the Editor: JCCs are Far More than Fitness Centers

April 14, 2020: Struggling with Overdependence on Fee-for-Service, JCC Faces COVID

April 12, 2020: Meet the rabbi, military chaplain and Jewish educator who wants to thank you for your service

April 10, 2020: Summer camps facing rocky start, uncertain future (AP News, also published in The New York Times, ABC News, U.S. News & World Report, FOX Business, MSN, The Charlotte Observer, The Bellingham Herald, The    Portland Press Herald, FOX Indianapolis, FOX Milwaukee, Rochester First, FOX/CBS West Virginia, Texomas, Gloucester Daily Times, The Daily News of  Newburyport, The Eagle-Tribune, Flipboard, The Griffin Daily News, GazetteXtra, WGN Radio, The Register-Herald, OA Online, Santa Fe New Mexican, WKYT, Times Daily, Idaho Press, Restore: The North Woods, The Journal Times, The Dispatch/The Rock Island Argus, Town and Country Today, MV Magic Valley, Cochrane Today, The Citrus County Chronicle and Head Topics)

April 10, 2020: Keeping traditions alive during the ‘new normal’

April 9, 2020: Rainbow Haggadah reminds Jewish GIs of the meaning of freedom

April 8, 2020: Local and national JCCs flailing, in desperate need of bailout

April 8, 2020: Job loss, salary reductions pose new reality for local Jewish nonprofits

April 8, 2020: Layoffs force JCC leaders to ponder post-pandemic future and leave employees in the lurch

April 7, 2020: Pandemic hampers houses of worship as faithful stay home

April 7, 2020: How to Host a Passover Seder on Zoom

April 5, 2020: Inside the Multimillion Dollar Struggle for Jewish Camp in America This Summer

April 3, 2020: The pandemic, and how the Jewish community survives it (Also published in The Times of Israel)

April 1, 2020: As JCCs Struggle, UJA Pumps In $10 Million

March 25, 2020: Major Jewish Organizations Form Emergency Pandemic Coalition

March 23, 2020: ‘Painful and deep’: Jewish nonprofits face dire economic prospects during and after coronavirus (Also Published in Sun Sentinel)

March 18, 2020: Large JCC Convention Scheduled for Milwaukee in May is Cancelled 

February 5, 2020: JCC of Central New Jersey boosts inclusion programming

January 12, 2020: JCC Association of North America and The Union for Reform Judaism Launch Unprecedented Partnership to Strengthen Field of Jewish Early Childhood Education

2019

December 25, 2019: An uptown Y honors Dr. Ruth

November 27, 2019: Let Me Look At You

November 14, 2019: Just Walk Beside Me

November 13, 2019: Szeresewski: Lending A Helping Hand in Pittsburgh, One Year Later

November 13, 2019: One Year After Pittsburgh Attack, Acts of Kindness Remain Powerful Beyond Words

November 11, 2019: Military Chaplain: Spiritual Care Helps Veterans Reconnect with Home and Family

November 7, 2019: Meet the Army Rabbi who led Yom Kippur services in Saddam Hussein’s Palace

September 3, 2019: Large conference for JCCs to be held here

August 7, 2019: Maccabi and Moonshots: Why Big Ideas Matter

August 7, 2019: Maccabi Games Draw to a Close

August 3, 2019: Disabled athlete shares his journey to inspire others

August 1, 2019: Looking Back: Maccabi Spirit Returns Again

August 1, 2019: Detroit JCC Maccabi By the Numbers

July 24, 2019: Atlanta Welcomes JCC Maccabi Games

July 24, 2019: JResponse: Harnessing the Power of JCC Professionals in Moments of Crisis

July 14, 2019: Peoplehood is the Platform – Zionism Brings it to Life

July 7, 2019: 70 Faces Revisited

July 3, 2019: You Should Know: Carly Schwartz

July 2, 2019: JCC’s Carol Folkerth celebrated with tribute dinner

June 26, 2019: Krakow & Minsky: JCCs-The Largest Platform for Jewish Engagement in North America

March 28, 2019: Here’s What It’s Like To Celebrate The Jewish Sabbath On An Air Force Base

March 27, 2019: Local rabbi inducted into U.S. Army Women’s Foundation Hall of Fame

2018

December 20, 2018: The Pittsburgh shooting caught the US Jewish community off guard. Can they catch up?

December 19, 2018: JCC interim director lends helping hand in Pittsburgh

December 18, 2018: Center Field: To Reinvigorate Zionism, ‘Z3’ Should Build ‘Identity Zionism’ First

November 20, 2018: Relief Arrives For JCC Staff In Pittsburgh

November 13, 2018: Pittsburgh’s Jewish leaders, FBI worked together in aftermath of Tree of Life shootings

November 13, 2018: Jewish Community Center conducts preparedness seminar for Jewish leaders

November 13, 2018: U.S. Jewish Leaders Tour Squirrel Hill, Tree Of Life Synagogue

October 1, 2018: IT’S WHO YOU KNOW! THE PODCAST: Episode 44: Doron Krakow, JCC Association of North America

August 30, 2018: JCC CEO Brian Schreiber to help national association strategize

August 17, 2018: JCC Maccabi Coaches Find Jewish Gold on the Diamond

August 17, 2018: Tomchei Golf Outing, Boy Pays It Forward

August 6, 2018: Annual Olympic-style competition brings volunteerism into Long Beach

August 2, 2018: JCC board member Howard Jacobson devotes time and love to The J

July 5, 2018: A group promoting high school programs in Israel is blaming its demise on apathy and Birthright

April 11, 2018: Kol Yisrael Areivim Zeh Bazeh – All Jews are Responsible for One Another

February 24, 2018: Rebuilding Jewish Life in a New ‘Town Square’

February 2, 2018: Four Chaplains Day: honoring the faith leaders who serve our troops

December 14, 2017: Miracle’ monument dedicated to Pacific-based chaplains at Hawaii cemetery

November 29, 2017: US aircraft carrier gets a Torah scroll

November 27, 2017: Synagogue’s Mix of Arts and Religion Helps Shape Jewish Life in Washington

November 11, 2017: To honor WWII vet, seafaring Torah scroll to sail on new US Navy supercarrier

October 17, 2017: JCCs as Gateways to Jewish Peoplehood

October 3, 2017: How Trump’s Visa Changes Could Hurt Jewish Summer Camps

September 2, 2017: Executive order may keep Israeli counselors from Jewish US summer camps

April 18, 2017: Threats to Jewish centers, including Nashville’s, have greater meaning

March 30, 2017: Jewish leaders meet with US attorney general in wake of bomb threats

March 24, 2017: U.S. Jewish groups beef up security after threats despite arrest

March 16 , 2017: AFTER JCC THREATS, JEWISH FAMILIES AFRAID TO SEND CHILDREN TO PRESCHOOL

March 13, 2017: Bomb Threats Reshape Jewish Centers

March 3, 2017: Disgraced journalist charged over bomb threats to U.S. Jewish groups

March 2, 2017: What exactly is a Jewish community center?

March 2, 2017: An ancient prejudice returns

February 27, 2017: A fifth wave of bomb threats targets Jews. Here’s why it’s hard for the FBI to solve.

February 23, 2017: Jewish centres respond to ‘disruption and anxiety’

February 22, 2017: A Place for Water Aerobics and Feeling Safe as American Jews

February 22, 2017: The Jewish Community Center Bomb Threats Affect You, Too

February 21, 2017: JCC Association’s David Posner addresses bomb threats at JCCs

February 21, 2017: American Jews Confront a Wave of Bomb Threats

February 21, 2017: Federal Authorities Investigate Bomb Threats Targeting Jewish Centers

February 18, 2017: After bomb threats, Jewish community centers see ‘virtually no’ loss of clientele

January 27, 2017: From the editor’s desk: Staying strong in solidarity

January 27, 2017: JCCs receive second wave of bomb threats in a month

January 26, 2017: Local JCCs respond to bomb threats in U.S.

January 24, 2017: Bomb Threats Extend Locally; Montgomery County Jewish Community Center among those targeted.

January 24 2017: Jewish Atlanta Prepared for Bomb Threats

January 24, 2017: Intersection: Jewish Community Center Threats

January 23, 2017: Middlesex JCC targeted in wave of bomb threats

January 18, 2017: Jewish Centers Across U.S. Face New Wave of Bomb Threats

January 13, 2017: Bomb threats won’t derail the vital activity of JCCs

January 13, 2017: Association Responds to Bomb Threats at Jewish Community Centers

January 10, 2017: After Bomb Threats, JCC Association Reassures Jewish Community

January 9, 2017: Across the US, 16 JCCs get bomb threats in a single day