Skip links

Main navigation

Hanukkah

JCC Movement Partners with Shine A Light

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 2, 2021 Media Contact Adam Peck; apeck@westendstrategy.com; 202-531-6408 JCC Movement Partners with Shine A Light to Combat the Dangerous Spread of Antisemitism Across North America Eight local JCCs are recipients of targeted micro-grants to engage with their communities around ways to identify and combat antisemitism New York, NY — Last month, … Continued

Shabbat Shalom 22 Kislev 5782 שַׁבָּת שָׁלוֹם

Read On My son, Aaron, is a student at Machon Pardes (The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies), where he is spending a semester studying Jewish texts—a spiritual journey taking the place of the kind of post-army trek to southeast Asia typical of many young Israelis. For Aaron, who received a limited formal Jewish education growing … Continued

Together – Marching with World Jewry

Together – Marching with World Jewry Today the Jewish world marks Hanukkah’s first day, a holiday celebrating Jewish rebellion and resilience, determination and triumph of spirit. The story of the Maccabees takes us back to the year 164 B.C.E when the Maccabean rededicated the Second Temple in Jerusalem at the time of the revolt against … Continued

Cycle for Good Here in Time for Hanukkah

Hanukkah may be really “early” this year, but Cycle for Good is ready to roll. Spinning wheels will complement spinning dreidels as the second annual Movement-wide stationary bike event called Cycle for Good takes off on December 1, the first Sunday of the festival, at many JCCs. Thanks to staggered start times, participants in Cycle … Continued

JCCs Spin Their Wheels This Hanukkah to Raise Money for a Good Cause

Spinning wheels will complement spinning dreidels this Hanukkah as JCC Association launches an annual Movement-wide stationary bike event called Cycle for Good on December 9, the first Sunday of the festival. Thanks to staggered start times, participants in Cycle for Good will ride indoor bikes at the same time in Jewish Community Centers across North … Continued

Grover: The JCC Circle Interview

JCC Circle: You recently went to Israel. Was it your first time on a plane? What did you like best about your trip? Grover: First time flying? You must not know that I, your lovable pal Grover, am also a super hero — so flying comes naturally to me. Flying on a plane, however, tends … Continued