What is the obligation of a JCC to engage with global affairs?
Dear Friends, What is the obligation of a JCC to engage with global affairs? The question is often asked in the context of flashpoints like the war in Ukraine, or longstanding geopolitical situations like the Middle East. The Kaiserman JCC is a local institution, charged with fostering community here in the greater Philadelphia region. As […]
Big news on the JCC Maccabi Games® front!
Dear Friends, Big news on the JCC Maccabi Games® front! First, for those who have not heard, the JCC Maccabi Games are back this summer, for the first time since the pandemic began! Our Philadelphia delegation is thrilled to be rejoining the world’s largest Jewish teen sports experience! The games will be held this summer in San Diego. […]
Purim at the J
Dear Friends, Each morning this week as I woke up, the sun has been shining and the birds are chirping. It reminds me that spring will soon be here, and we can finally put the winter behind us. There’s another reason the arrival of Spring excites me. Spring means it’s time for Purim, one of […]
Pardon Our Dust!
Pardon Our Dust! As an exciting core element of our strategic plan for the future, the JCC is investing and updating our facilities! That campaign began this week, and will continue for the next several years. The areas we are addressing first are enhancements to the pool, gymnasium, front lobby, our preschool, and the roof of our building. We are also addressing some […]
Read Across America
Dear Friends, This week we celebrated Read Across America Day on Wednesday. From the Robert J. Wilf Preschool and Kindergarten, to our Kidstime After School Enrichment program, children spent the day exploring the joy that is reading. Here are some pictures from my joining one of our Kindergarten classes for a read aloud. We are […]