Happy New Year! Reflections on an amazing 2022, and looking forward to 2023!
Dear Friends, In my first year and a half working here as CEO I’ve had countless conversations with stakeholders, and sometimes strangers, who speak about their connection with the Kaiserman JCC. For so many, we are the place they learned to swim. The place their parents met. The place their children grew into adulthood. The […]
Happy Hanukkah from your friends at the J!
Dear Friends, With the end of Hanukkah approaching, and winter break beginning for our preschool, we are taking some time to reflect on our magical holiday celebrations. Last week we held our first Preschool Hanukkah Show since the pandemic! It was a wonderful celebration – each class performed a Hanukkah song, and so many of […]
L’Chaim! Highlights and a BIG thank you!
Dear Friends, Yesterday our community came together to celebrate 50 years of impact at the Kaiserman JCC. The memorable annual meeting presented an inspiring opportunity to raise a toast — “L’Chaim!” — to our incredible history, vibrant present, and exciting future. For those who were unable to attend, here are some highlights: Presentation of proclamations celebrating our […]
A special visit from Mari Beza, Penn Hillel Israel Fellow
Dear Friends, Our Kindergarten classes had an incredibly special visit this week from Mari Beza, Penn Hillel Israel Fellow. Mari was born in a small village in Ethiopia. She emigrated with her family in the early 2000s to Israel and was raised and educated in an orthodox Jewish household. Mari has a Bachelor’s degree in International […]
Stay warm at the J this Winter!
Dear Friends, It’s cold outside, but warm at the J! We love the winter time but the chilly, short days make it harder to run around and play. We are exploring a few new programs to provide some indoor activities for your child(ren) during these colder months. Look no further than the J. Here’s what is […]