The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center (JCC) is hosting its Second Annual Prom for Adults with Special Needs, Saturday, November 21 from 7-10pm. The Prom is open to adults ages 18 and older with special needs. The event will be held at the JCC, located at 775 Talamini Road, Bridgewater. The RSVP deadline is November 11.... Read More
Anyone who has worked out in our JFIT Center knows Jay Kellogg. Besides Personal Training, Group Fitness Instruction and maintaining our Fitness Center…Jay Kellogg is also a professional MMA- Mixed Martial Artist.... Read More
The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center (JCC) is hosting the JCC Special Needs Symposium, A Day of Learning for Parents, Caregivers and Professionals on Friday, December 11, 2015. The Symposium will feature keynote speaker, Dr. Temple Grandin.
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JFIT is Simply Awesome for Everyone!
Here at JFIT we focus on Fitness for everyone…every age and every intensity level.
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The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center (JCC) is hosting a Texas Hold’em Tournament on Thursday, October 29 in support of The JCC Scholarship Fund.The community is invited to participate in the Tournament which will be held at the JCC, located at 775 Talamini Road, Bridgewater, New Jersey. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the Tournament will begin at 7:15 p.m.... Read More
The National Swimming Pool Foundation® celebrates its 50th year in 2015 and sets goals to further keep aquatics safer and create more swimmers. The Foundation will commemorate the event at the World Aquatic Health™ Conference on October 7, 2015 in Arizona at the Desert Foothills.... Read More
The Fall programs are here. Check out the JCC Fall Program Guide and the 2015-16 Jewish LIFE Program Guides and get in on all the fun!... Read More
On September 4, 1972 the Olympic village in Munich, West Germany, was as any other day celebrating the games. But early morning, September 5 that peace was shattered when armed gunmen from the Palestinian terrorist group Black September broke into the village and forced their way into one of the Israeli apartments taking 5 hostages. When the terrorists entered a second apartment, wrestling coach Moshe Weinberg struggled with them before being shot to death. Weightlifter Yossef Romano attacked next but was also fatally shot. A total of nine Israeli coaches and athletes were taken hostage.... Read More
The JCC is selling delicious, round challahs and other treats for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.... Read More
Do you love Baseball and the VIP treatment? Here's your chance to win both with the JCC and the Somerset Patriots!!!... Read More
Are you looking for some fun and excitement at a great place to work? The JCC is hiring lifeguards, personal trainer/fitness floor workers.... Read More
The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center (JCC) will be hosting an Open House on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 from 5-7pm. The Open House will be held at the JCC, located at 775 Talamini Road in Bridgewater, and will provide an opportunity for families to learn about and register for J-Crew, the JCC’s After School Program.... Read More
The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center (JCC) in Bridgewater announces the opening of JFitGround, the JCC’s new outdoor fitness training area. JFitground opened in mid-July at the JCC located at 775 Talamini Road in Bridgewater.
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The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center (JCC) will be hosting its Fourth Annual Dog Day Dog at the J on Sunday, September 20. Dog Day is a community event and will be held from 10am-1pm at the JCC, located at 775 Talamini Road in Bridgewater. Admission is free.... Read More
The Declaration of Independence was signed 239 years ago on July 4, 1776 by many men, all of whom were not Jewish. Though there are no Jewish people who signed the document, there remain a few who contributed greatly to the Revolutionary war and its victory to America’s independent who are definitely worth noting. About 100 Jewish people participated in the Revolutionary war fighting against England.... Read More
Fit Week returns July 6 to July 10 with LesMills launches and special demo classes.... Read More
The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum JCC Rising Tide Swim Team participated in the 2015 Special Olympics New Jersey summer Games at The College of New Jersey June 12-14. The team won seven Gold, six Silver and seven Bronze Medals.... Read More
Each year at the joint Annual Meeting of the JCC and the Jewish Federation, we recap events from the past 12 months. This past year at the JCC has been a year filled with exciting changes for both the JCC and the community.... Read More
New Small Group Training programs are coming to the JCC in June.
- TRX Suspension
- Fitness Boxing
- JFIT FitGround - expected mid July
Are you ready for your chance to win $2500 in Visa Gift Cards, 7 Nights at a Wyndham Resort Hotel or an Apple Sport Watch?
Tickets are available from all full time staff members and in the main office at the JCC. All proceeds from the raffle support the JCC Scholarship Fund... Read More
The holiday of Shavuot celebrates the receiving of the Torah. Learn more about this holiday.... Read More
The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center in Bridgewater recently made a donation to Make-A- Wish New Jersey. The JCC Adult Services Department collected $450 to benefit “Jacob”, a 4 year old boy from Bound Brook, whose wish is to visit Disney World. Jacob and his family are planning a trip to Disney World in Orlando in June.... Read More
On Sunday May 3rd, the Bridgewater JCC was represented at the 2015 JCC Mid- Atlantic Junior Maccabi Games by five girls from our Tide Swim Team. The Junior Maccabi Games are an Olympic style event open to Jewish youth ages 9-12.... Read More
The JCC will be offering weekly Bingo beginning on Monday, May 11. Bingo will be held every Monday at the JCC, located at 775 Talamini Road in Bridgewater, with proceeds benefiting The JCC Scholarship Fund.... Read More
The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center (JCC), located in Bridgewater, New Jersey, has entered the Seeds of Change® Grant Program for an opportunity to win one of two $20,000, five $10,000 grants or ten $1,000 grants and is asking the community to get out and vote for their application.... Read More
I was born in Sri Lanka and moved to NY in 1980 for my college degree, and where I met my husband, Amal. We moved to Bridgewater in 1987. I started my running career in 1998, after a six week long vacation during which I had put on a few , and was determined to lose them. I had never exercised in my life and did not know even where to start.... Read More
Ambassador Ido Aharoni, Consul General of Israel, was the guest speaker at the 3rd Annual A Night to Celebrate Israel. The event -- co-sponsored by Israel Bonds and Jewish LIFE (Learning Is For Everyone) a community-wide Jewish adult education program serving residents of Somerset, Hunterdon, & Warren Counties -- took place on March 26 at Raritan Valley Country Club with over 200 guests in attendance.... Read More
It seems that most people know Moses parted the sea, whether the Red or Reed sea, and lead the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt. What were the events that lead up to Pharaoh's decision to let them go?
Here is your definitive guide to those 10 Biblical Plagues.... Read More