Monthly Archives: March 2012

And the Award Goes to… The JCC of Greater Columbus

Posted By: jgoggins on Mar 30, 2012 in Blog, Events
JCCs of North America New Orleans Biennial 2012

The 2012 JCC Association Biennial Excellence Awards were announced last week which honored JCCs for their exceptional achievements. The winners represent impressive ideas in programming, service, and marketing. The JCC of Greater Columbus was recognized for outstanding work accomplished and received two awards, maintaining financial sustainability and growth and programmatic excellence and user engagement. The …

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Camp Chaverim: Returning Staff Know What It’s All About

Posted By: jgoggins on Mar 22, 2012 in Summer Camp
kids at camp concert

Camp Chaverim staff are busting at the seams in anticipation for June to come around. On June 18th they’ll start their first day at camp and cannot wait to see their campers. Camp Director Whitney Maurer is one of those eager staff members thrilled to get the summer started. This will be Whitney’s third summer …

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Celebrating a Passover Seder

Posted By: jgoggins on Mar 21, 2012 in Holiday
Celebrating a Passover Seder

In its short life, Israel has absorbed Jews from all over the world, and each group brought with them a colorful variety of traditions and cuisines. On Passover, this amazing spectrum of practices illuminates the Seder table. Around 85 percent of Jewish Israelis host or attend a Seder (it’s the most celebrated Jewish holiday in …

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The 2012 Gala is THIS Saturday-8:00pm

Posted By: admin on Mar 08, 2012 in Donations, Events
Gala 2011 fun

“We’ve been members of the JCC since 2004. I joined when my son was born and the first thing we did was take Mommy and Me swimming classes!” said JCC member Jeni White. “We loved it! Lee took to the water like a little turtle, and the rest is history.” For the last seven years, …

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JCC Presents Kosher Cuisine

Posted By: admin on Mar 06, 2012 in Blog

Catering doesn’t have to be exclusively for special occasions anymore and prepared kosher foods do not have to be expensive. The JCC is offering several kosher meal options for the community that will be difficult to pass up. Kosher Take & Bake, Shabbat BBQ Chicken, the Annual Pre-Passover Kosher Dinner, and the Mother’s Day Brunch …

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Time to Celebrate Purim

Posted By: jgoggins on Mar 01, 2012 in Holiday

Thursday, March 8 corresponds with the 14th of Adar, which means it is time to celebrate Purim!  Purim is told in the Book of Esther. The heroes of the story are Esther, a beautiful young Jewish woman living in Persia, and her cousin Mordecai, who raised her as if she were his daughter. Esther was …

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The JCC is a place that nurtures a passion for Jewish learning and living. Through its programs and services, the JCC provides an inviting Jewish Neighborhood and comfortable place to thrive. Hours: M-Th 5:30 am - 10 pm; Fri 5:30 am - 6 pm; Sat 1:30 - 6 pm; Sun 7 am - 7 pm

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