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This Week at The J

This week at the J

The Kaiserman JCC Blog

Pool Opening Update

Kaiserman JCC | FRI, MAY 20, 2022

Dear Friends, Summer is almost here. With it, the JCC is thrilled to be offering the community “endless” days of sports, swimming, spirit, and much more, spread across Camp Kef,…

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Teacher Appreciation Week

Kaiserman JCC | FRI, MAY 13, 2022

Dear Friends, Last week was teacher appreciation week here at the Kaiserman JCC and Robert J. Wilf Preschool and Kindergarten, as well as at schools nationwide. As the son of…

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Yom HaZikaron and Yom HaAtzma’ut

Kaiserman JCC | FRI, MAY 06, 2022

Dear Friends, This week people around the world celebrated Yom HaZikaron, or Israeli Memorial Day, and Yom HaAtzma’ut, or Israel Independence day. In honor of both occasions, and in the spirit of…

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Yom HaShoah

Kaiserman JCC | FRI, APR 29, 2022

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…

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Maccabi Hall of Fame Ceremony & Fundraiser

Kaiserman JCC | FRI, APR 22, 2022

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…

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Chag Sameach!

Kaiserman JCC | FRI, APR 15, 2022

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…

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Meet Taylor, Kaiserman JCC Aquatics Director!

Kaiserman JCC | FRI, APR 08, 2022

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…

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What else might we be capable of? Alan’s Time at Mifgash

Kaiserman JCC | FRI, APR 01, 2022

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…

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What is the obligation of a JCC to engage with global affairs?

Kaiserman JCC | FRI, MAR 25, 2022

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…

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Big news on the JCC Maccabi Games® front!

Kaiserman JCC | FRI, MAR 18, 2022

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!…

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Purim at the J

Kaiserman JCC | FRI, MAR 11, 2022

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…

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Pardon Our Dust!

Kaiserman JCC | FRI, MAR 11, 2022

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…

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Read Across America

Kaiserman JCC | FRI, MAR 04, 2022

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…

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K’ilu Kits

Kaiserman JCC | FRI, FEB 25, 2022

Dear Friends, It has been said the Jewish month of Adar brings joy. Undoubtedly, this Adar has brought hope. As COVID cases drop, as weather warms, we at the JCC…

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Diller Teen Fellows

Kaiserman JCC | FRI, FEB 18, 2022

We are so excited to share a message from Darren Rabinowitz, Philadelphia Diller Teen Fellow Program Coordinator, below! Our JCC has recently partnered with the Diller Teen Fellows program, an incredible experiential…

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Libraries at the J!

Kaiserman JCC | FRI, FEB 11, 2022

Dear Friends, Jews are said to be “the people of the book.” From sacred, ancient text, through dynamic, modern stories, it’s true that the experience of the Jewish people is…

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Creative Movement at the J!

Kaiserman JCC | FRI, FEB 04, 2022

Dear Friends, Many of us have been struck recently by the fact that it’s been two years of pandemic existence. I thought about that myself recently when we launched a…

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New Accessible Icons!

Kaiserman JCC | FRI, JAN 28, 2022

Dear Friends, This week we were proud to partner with Perelman Jewish Day School in adopting – and ceremonially painting – the New Accessible Icon to mark designated parking spaces for…

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Red Cross Blood Drives at the J

Kaiserman JCC | FRI, JAN 21, 2022

Dear Friends, Thank you to all who took the time to attend our blood drive this past Sunday. We continue to be impressed by our community’s generosity, selflessness and dedication…

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