JCC

Staten Island JCC evacuated after bomb threat

The evacuation happened at 8:53 a.m., as parents were bringing their children to preschool. 

By JACOB HENRY/JTA
25/03/2022

JCC Manhattan’s new director wants to help people ‘reclaim pre-COVID life’

The Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan joined JCCs nationwide in cutting staff when in-person programming abruptly shut down that spring and summer.

By BEN SALES/JTA
15/01/2022

In an era when we choose our own identities, why identify as Jewish?

Insisting that taking action is what matters most, Bodner proposes a creative new framework for “doing Jewish” based on an acronym from the Yiddish word “tachlis.”

By DAVID GEFFEN
13/10/2021

Jewish Marine went viral for cradling baby makes kids happy at a JCC

The photo was of Matt Jaffe, a 27-year-old sergeant, cradling a baby in Afghanistan on Aug. 20. The soldier’s smile, and the story behind the photo, helped make it go viral.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
04/09/2021

JCC Maccabi Games returns in 2022 after 2-year COVID-19 hiatus

North America's largest sporting event for Jewish teenagers is back for its 40th anniversary.

JCC to partner with BBYO to address mental health among adolescents

The new initiative has come to fruition as issues such as anxiety and depression are becoming more prevalent in today's youth amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Protesters and police clash at the foot of the US Capitol, January 6, 2021.

After Capitol violence, interfaith vigil planned by NYC leaders

"We The People: An Interfaith Virtual Vigil for Democracy" will feature politicians, entertainers and spiritual leaders.

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh surviving pandemic through grit, finesse

Before the onset of the coronavirus outbreak, the Pittsburgh JCC had been on a positive financial track, having just paid off all of its long-term debts with the fees from its 20,000 members.

How has COVID-19 affected Jewish organizations?

There is a recognition that this new reality we are in is not settled, and it is unclear as we see these waves of COVID infections come in, said William Daroff.

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