Summer is HERE at the J!
Dear Friends, Happy summer, everyone! In addition to camp, swimming, and outdoor sports, the JCC is embracing one of my favorite seasonal traditions next month: The outdoor movie! Presented in partnership with Philadelphia Jewish Film and Media (PJFM), this film series will show three delightful, family-friendly films outdoors here at the JCC every other Thursday […]
Celebrating Achievements at the J
Dear Friends, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Miss Tammy asked her class, one by one, when they received their diploma at their 4 Year Old Class Graduation Ceremony this week from the Robert J. Wilf Preschool & Kindergarten. It was a question on the minds of many parents, celebrating the […]
Inaugural Philadelphia JCC Maccabi Hall of Fame Ceremony
Dear Friends, Next week the Kaiserman JCC will induct our inaugural class to the Philadelphia JCC Maccabi Hall of Fame. We are so proud to welcome not only Marc Zumoff, legendary former play-by-play announcer for the Philadelphia 76ers, as our Master of Ceremonies, but those teams and individuals who epitomized the spirit of the JCC […]
Hadar Goldin: The Final Peace Exhibition
Dear Friends, In 2014, Israeli artist Hadar Goldin had just become engaged to be married. He was a commander, completing his army service with the Israeli Defense Force. One evening, while deployed on a mission, he sketched his wedding invitation on a piece of paper. He included a quote by Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook, “And […]