What is LesMills GRIT®?
Les Mills GRIT is a 30-minute high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout designed with short rounds of high-intensity exercise followed by periods of strategic recovery. The secret to ultimate results is not adding more workouts to your routine, but increasing their intensity. We recommend two HITT workouts a week as part of a balanced training plan.... Read More
This week at the J, Family Chanukah Party, Dr Fieda Birnbaum on Thought Provoking Thursday and...... Read More
In our final Storytelling Tuesday video, hear from Doron Steger, JCC Board Member and Past President, who knows first hand how important it is to give to the community, and -- who in this video -- shares his passion for the JCC.... Read More
This week at the J, the Differences between Judaism and Christianity, Thought Provoking Thursday: Serviving Stefi and Cyber Monday Specials.... Read More
The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center’s JCC Camp Ruach has received accreditation by the American Camp Association (ACA). Becoming ACA accredited confirms that JCC Camp Ruach strives to educate camp directors and staff about health, safety, and program quality to provide the most enriching experience for campers.
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This week at the JCC, 11/20 to 11/28.... Read More
The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center (JCC) is hosting the JCC Second Annual Special Needs Symposium, A Day of Learning for Caregivers and Professionals on Friday, December 9, 2016. The Symposium will feature keynote speaker, Dr. Robert Naseef.... Read More
This week at the J, a PJ Library Pajama Party, Falafel and Films, and our Prom for Adults with Special Needs. Won't you join us?... Read More
In observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Community Center held their Second Annual Pink Day at the J on October 20.... Read More
The JCC is always striving to help the community. Learn how initiatives like March Mitzvah Madness expand the JCC’s reach and support beyond our walls.... Read More
This week at the J, get your holiday shopping done, the School Vacation Day programs, Dancing with the JCC Stars and...... Read More
Alan Markowitz came to the JCC after having a hip replacement. Initially he couldn’t walk.... Read More
This week at the JCC, how to protect yourself in a world full of scammers, Holiday Shopping(it's that time of year), and ...... Read More
Gianni is on the Autism Spectrum and is non-verbal. Meet his mother, Jessica, in this moving testimonial, and hear in her words how the JCC has become a “home” to this family.... Read More
This week at the J, a Texas Hold'em Showdown, Arthur Miller, Tot Shabbat and our New JOFEE Breakfast Series.... Read More
Eileen was new to our community… the JCC became her community of friendship.
Storytelling Tuesday: How the JCC became one Senior’s “community” of friendship.... Read More
This week at the J: Pink Day, Dinner in the Sukkah, Blood Drive and... Don't get shut out, Texas Hold'em is just a week away!... Read More
Eight JCC members are dancing their hearts out for our JCC on November 12. In this Storytelling Tuesday video, hear directly from our Dancing Stars why they are dancing and raising money for the JCC Scholarship Fund.... Read More
Author and PHD, Carla Naumburg talks about mindfulness with your children to avoid meltdowns, Famous Nathan and the search for the perfect hot dog. These and more this week at the J.... Read More
Each summer, JCC Camp Ruach partners with the local homeless network and Resource Center of Somerset, safe+sound program to provide free camp to those families and children currently in crisis.
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This week at the J, we close early on Sunday, and we are closed Monday and Tuesday for Rosh Hashana. Two Author talks Marisa Scheinfeld and Carla Naumburg.... Read More
Shimon Peres, one of the last surviving public figures of the generation that founded Israel as a nation in 1948, has passes away early Wednesday morning Israel time, having suffered a stroke on Sept. 13 he never recovered from.... Read More
Welcome to Storytelling Tuesday! Each week we will introduce you to a member of our JCC Family. You will get to hear directly from individuals about their experiences, and how the JCC community and programs have impacted their lives.... Read More
This week at the J, join us as we travel to NYC to walk the High Line and Chelsea Market.... Read More
Third Round of the Greatest JFIT Kick-Start Program
- Monday, October 17 - Friday November 11
- Fee: $35/Star | $50/Basic
The week of September 18 to 25 will be highlighted by our Community Block Party featuring Dog Day, Sukkah building workshop and the Mega Challah Bake.
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School has started and Fall Programs are starting up.
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High intensity interval training combines short, high intensity bursts of exercise, with slow, recovery phases repeated throughout one short 15 - 20 minute session. It’s done at 85–100 percent of one’s maximum heart rate rather than 50 -70 percent in moderate endurance activity.... Read More
Summer is a great time to be outdoors, grilling, listening to music and hanging out with friends.
In advance of our Elton John Tribute Band Concert on July 30, some of our JCC staff shared their own tailgate recipes. Enjoy and we hope to see you poolside, July 30!... Read More