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Teen Programs

Teen Programs at the J

The Kaiserman JCC is the perfect place for teens. We offer exciting programs where teen can have fun, learn, grow, and build friendships to last a lifetime. The JCC Maccabi Games, and our Teen-led Basketball Leagues, encourage teens till grow as athletes and as mentors. We are now host to the Diller Teen Fellows Program, where teens learn about being great leaders in their communities. Explore all of our teen programs online!

JGBall is a Jewish girls recreational basketball league for grades 8-12. This is a non competitive, social basketball league that plays only on Sundays with no practices. All are welcome!

Thank you for a great season!
Check back for more information about next season dates!

Follow JGBALL on Instagram:

Contact: Matt Martin
(610) 896-7770 x123 or mmartin@phillyjcc.com

About JBall

J-Ball is, it is a Jewish recreational basketball league for high schoolers. Founded in 2017 by the three Schulman brothers, J-Ball is a non-profit basketball organization dedicated to providing a social, athletic, and religious outlet for Jewish teens. The league and its employees are composed completely of students. J-Ball has live broadcasting, student photographers and videographers, 90+ players, customized jerseys and shorts, and so much more!

A lengthy regular season, playoff campaign, all-star game, three point contest, and player awards are up for grabs with every sign-up.

J-Ball is held at the Kaiserman JCC on Sunday afternoons in the Fall and Winter. Although there are no practices, each team forms a bond during the season. J-Ball teams are individually headed by their respective captains, with the oversight of the commissioner. Players with all different skill levels are welcome to join in on the fun. Registration fills quickly every year, so make sure to follow @jballbasketball on instagram for updates, important information, sign-up details, and daily posts about the league’s activities and achievements!


Contact: Matt Martin
(610) 896-7770 x123 or mmartin@phillyjcc.com

Diller Teen Fellows at the J

Recruitment is open for the Diller 2022-2023 year! 

If you are interested in applying for the Diller Teen Fellows program, fill out the application form below!

Applications Close: June 10, 2022



If you would like to nominate an amazing teen for the Diller Teen Fellows, fill out the nomination form below!

Nomination Form


Please contact Darren Rabinowitz, Diller Teen Fellow Philadelphia Program Coordinator, drabinowitz@phillyjcc.com with any questions.

*Diller is generously supported by the Helen Diller Foundation. If your family is in need of financial assistance, please do not hesitate in reaching out to Darren.

The Kaiserman JCC is honored to partner with the Diller Teen Fellows program, an incredible experiential learning, traveling and growth experience for 10th and 11th graders.

The program aims to build the next generation of committed Jewish leaders: to inspire and empower a global network of teens and equip them with the skills, confidence, knowledge and Jewish values they need to help create a better world. Each year, hundreds of young people take part in the Diller training program from 32 communities across the U.S., Canada, South Africa, Australia, South America, Europe and Israel.

The JCC will serve as the new home for this popular teen leadership development program, which the Jewish Federation has stewarded for several years. We are grateful to the Jewish Federation for their efforts to bring the program to this juncture, and excited about the future possibility in its new context here at the JCC.

Follow our journey on our Diller Philly Instagram

Contact us to learn more!

Darren Rabinowitz

Diller Teen Fellow Philadelphia Program Coordinator

We are thrilled that the JCC Maccabi Games® will return this summer and are so excited to announce that Team Philadelphia will be participating!

The Games will be hosted by the Lawrence Family JCC on the Jacobs Family Campus from July 31 to August 5, 2022 in San Diego, California.

16U Boys Soccer,16 Girls Soccer, 16U Boys Basketball, 16U Girls Basketball, 16U Ice Hockey, Boys and Girls Tennis, Boys and Girls Tennis, Swimming, Golf, Dance, ESports, and Table Tennis.

$2400 inclusive of airlines, uniforms, swag, etc.. Scholarship available, please contact Barrie Mittica, bmittica@phillyjcc.com.

Basketball, Soccer, Ice Hockey and Swimming will have in-person tryouts (registration link below). If you are interested in any other sport (Dance, E Sports, Golf, Table Tennis, and Tennis) please fill out this form for our information session on March 14 at 7:30pm on Zoom. If you have any questions about the Games this year, any perspective family or athlete can attend the info session, even if the sport you are trying out for has in-person tryouts.

Tryout Registration


Contact us to learn more!

Barrie Mittica

Director of Engagement