Dear Friends, This week people around the world celebrated Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Rembrance Day. The JCC was proud to have Gavriela Kalish-Schur represent our institution, as well as our Diller Teen Fellows program, by speaking at Philadelphia’s memorial ceremony this past weekend hosted by the Philadelphia Holocaust Rembebrance Foundation, the Association of Jewish Holodcaust Survivors […]
Maccabi Hall of Fame Ceremony & Fundraiser
Dear Friends, We are so excited to be inducting the inaugural class of the team Philadelphia Maccabi Hall of Fame. With a storied history of over thirty years, so many athletes, coaches, and more have dedicated their time and shared their passions to create and grow Maccabi in Philadelphia. But what do we mean by […]
Dear Friends, Chag Sameach! We wish everyone a happy holiday weekend! Passover begins tonight and I am excited. (Well, maybe not about the cleaning we’ve been doing all week.) Passover is one of my personal favorites as our family meal (the Seder) is filled with family, friends, stories, and lots of yummy food. At our […]
Meet Taylor, Kaiserman JCC Aquatics Director!
Dear Friends, My name is Taylor Deniken and I am excited to introduce myself as the new Aquatics Director at the Kaiserman JCC! I have close to a decade’s worth of experience working in aquatics in various positions and have a passion for sharing my love of the water with my community. I believe swimming […]
What else might we be capable of? Alan’s Time at Mifgash
Dear Friends, This week I had the pleasure of spending time with almost 100 different JCC leaders from around the globe at a convening in Houston, TX, called, “Mifgash,” a Hebrew word that refers to communal encounters and connections made in the spirit of learning. I also had the privilege of participating in a special […]