JCC

San Francisco JCC lays off 150 employees, slashes budget by more than 40%

According to a letter to the public released on Monday afternoon, since the JCC closed on March 13 just days ahead of the city’s mandatory shelter-in-place order, it has seen a 98 percent decline in

By JTA/DAN PINE
17/06/2020
The fitness center at the David Posnack JCC has not yet been allowed to reopen, but when it does, eq
A Florida JCC survived the pandemic with no layoffs, now it’s reopening

The Posnack JCC’s story — and its tiered reopening — stands in stark contrast to most JCCs across the country that have shut down and, in many cases, laid off large portions or all of their staffs.

By BEN SALES/JTA
23/05/2020
The coronavirus pandemic, and how the Jewish community survives it

The big news is that nonprofits are eligible to tap into the $349 billion in payroll protection loans for small businesses administered by the Small Business Administration.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
03/04/2020
Coronavirus shutdown forces Pennsylvania JCC to lay off 176 employees

Its 178 employees were sent home for at least two weeks. Krulik, the center’s CEO, acknowledged that they had entered a “challenging and unpredictable time.”

By BEN SALES/JTA
28/03/2020
Painting by Pepe Fainberg
More than 50 JCCs nationwide receive emailed bomb threats

The spate of threats recalls successive waves of bomb threats made against JCCs and other Jewish institutions in 2017, many of which led to building evacuations.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA , BEN SALES/JTA
25/02/2020
Members of the white nationalist group the Honorable Sacred Knights of the Ku Klux Klan hold a rally
Ohio man who threatened JCC must stay in jail because he’s still a community threat

The Jewish community is not safe from Reardon, District Court Judge Patricia Gaughan, said in her ruling Tuesday.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
31/10/2019
Tornadoes damage Dallas Jewish federation and JCC buildings

No one was killed or badly injured in Sunday’s storms, the Dallas News reported.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
24/10/2019
Ohio man who threatened Youngstown, Ohio JCC online indicted

“This defendant’s video demonstrated that he had access to weapons and he posed a threat to a Jewish community center."

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
30/09/2019
Victim of LA JCC shooting attack, now 25, visits hospital which saved him

“We don’t get to see what happens … we never get to see them again,” nurse Cathy Carter said.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
09/08/2019
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