Jewish Life at the "J"
We are happy to continue our programming with Shalom Stacey, bringing even more Jewish Life to the “J”! Stacey is coordinating our Family/Judaic Programming. She is working with our JCC community using hands on activities and programs to make holidays and events meaningful and memorable. Check out all the exciting Jewish Programming and culture that Stacey is bringing to our JCC .
Questions about the progams? Email Stacey at email@example.com
Join Stacey every Friday at 3:15pm in our lobby to welcome Shabbat, light the candles, drink some wine/juice and eat some challah.
Free to Everyone
Jewish Outreach Institute
The Jewish Outreach Institute (JOI) is an independent, national, trans-denominational organization reaching out to unaffiliated and intermarried families, and helping the organized Jewish community better welcome them in.
- January 29
- February 26
- March 25
- April 29
- May 27
Free to JCC Members, $5/Non-Members
Join Shalom Stacey the last Friday of the month from 10:30-11:15am for a Shabbat Celebration. Bring your child and join in the Shabbat fun with candle lighting, Kiddush and yummy challah. Listen to a PJ Library story and participate in a craft project. This is a great opportunity to socialize and meet other moms in our community.
All children welcome. The program is great for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.
"Big Megillah" Purim Extravaganza
March 24 • 5:30 - 7:30 pm
We will have fun stations including:
- baking hamantaschen (3 sided cookies)
- making a Shalach Manot basket (basket filled with goodies to give to a friend or relative)
- games and prizes
- make your own mask and grogger (noisemaker)
Featuring a music and puppet show performed by Yosi
Wear a costume for our parade. Bring a recycled water bottle to make your grogger. Bring a non-perishable food item for our community basket to benefit the local food bank.
Members and Nonmembers welcome. $10/child, $30 Max/Family, Adults are FREE!
Pizza and dessert included.
Are you looking for a Temple or Hebrew School?
Thursday, April 14 • 5:30-7:30pm
All Families are welcome to join us on this evening for Pizza, a craft and a Passover dessert, and a Question and Answer session with local Synagogues and Hebrew Schools.
A list of participating organizations coming soon.
$5 per person.
Passover Activities for Kids, Teens and Adults
Tuesday, April 19 • 10:00am, 2:00 and 7:00pm
Free to All! (May bring a non-member guest)
► Passover Granola
Learn to make delicious Passover Granola that kids and adults all love to “nosh”! It’s an easy recipe you will want to have so that you can make more at home to enjoy throughout the Passover holiday. Great as a snack, mixed in yogurt or as cereal. You can add ingredients you love.
Passover Scavenger Hunt
Monday, April 25 to Saturday April 30
Adults: Find all 10 Plagues hidden around the JCC. Get a game card from the Welcome Center. Fill out the locations of the 10 Plagues and hand it in for a prize! (Free to all!)
The 10 plagues were ten disasters sent upon Egypt by God to convince Pharaoh to free the Israelite slaves from the bondage and oppression they had endured in Egypt for 400 years. They are read at the Seder during Passover. The plagues were water into blood, frogs, lice, wild animals, diseased livestock, boils, hail, locusts, darkness, death of firstborn.
Children: Find our Afikoman who is hiding around the JCC. He is a matza man. Find Afikoman in 10 locations around the JCC, fill it out on your game card and win a prize!! Game card and prizes are at the Welcome Center. (Free to all!)