Yearly Archives: 2013

J-Reach Recognized by Jewish Outreach Institute for Successes of 100 Initiatives for 100th Year

Posted By: admin on Dec 19, 2013 in Blog
J-Reach

Everyone belongs at the JCC. Of the many programs, events, and services offered at the Center of it all, J-Reach, our community outreach program, surely exemplifies this concept by ensuring that everyone from interfaith families to GLBTQ (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer) families to families in the Northwest and Northeast suburbs feels connected to …

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January JCC Open Mic Comedy Night to Honor Sam Gordon

Posted By: admin on Dec 18, 2013 in Blog

One of Sam Gordon’s favorite one-liners was, “The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.” Well-loved by his Bexley community and well-known at the Jewish Community Center, the local jokester used humor to brighten people’s spirits, ease difficult times, and bring cheer to his friends and family’s lives. …

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Community Collaboration Key to Bringing Elijah’s Angel World Premiere to JCC for 100th

Posted By: admin on Dec 03, 2013 in Blog

Through the efforts of a local author, local artists, and educators, the Jewish Community Center’s 100th year will culminate in presenting the first-ever JCC-commissioned play, created by and for the community. Through the support and collaborative efforts of the Jewish community, the 1992 children’s book, Elijah’s Angel, written by Columbus’ own Michael J. Rosen, will …

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What’s coming up at the JCC – CenterScene #96

Posted By: admin on Nov 15, 2013 in Blog

Please click here to read this week’s CenterScene: Due to technical difficulty, this week’s issue is available on our website. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Florlyn Freedman Women’s Health Center Dedication

Posted By: admin on Nov 13, 2013 in Blog

Florlyn Freedman was a member of the JCC for more than 62 years. She began as a volleyball player when the Center on College Avenue first opened. A lifetime regular at the JCC, Freedman could usually be found working out or lounging and chatting in the health club with friends. According to her niece, Rhonda …

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BBYO Continues Annual Toga Party Tradition

Posted By: admin on Nov 13, 2013 in Blog

On Friday, November 1, over 70 Jewish teen BBYO members from around the Kentucky-Indiana-Ohio region gathered together for the young men of Heart of Ohio AZA’s annual chapter fundraiser. Heart of Ohio is one of the three Columbus BBYO chapters, and in partnership with Pops DSK AZA and Aliah BBG, invited BBYO teens from the …

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Activities, Elijah Pierce Art Display, and More In Store for JCC 100 Finale Play, Elijah’s Angel

Posted By: admin on Nov 13, 2013 in Blog
Elijahs Angela

To celebrate the conclusion of its 100th year, the JCC will bring to life the children’s book, Elijah’s Angel, by Columbus’ own Michael J. Rosen, who has adapted his National Jewish Book Award-winning book for the stage. As a picture-book, Elijah’s Angel was loosely based on Rosen’s own friendship with treasured local folk artist, Elijah …

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Y’Mai Limud Days Of Learning Featuring Return of Debbie Goodman

Posted By: admin on Nov 13, 2013 in Blog

The JCC and the Florence Melton School of Adult Learning are pleased to welcome former JCC Director of Jewish Life and Learning Debbie Goodman back to Columbus for a series of special learning engagements, November 18 through 19. On Monday, November 18 at 10 am at the JCC, Goodman will speak on the topic of …

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Film Fest Continues with Two More Films this Week

Posted By: admin on Nov 13, 2013 in Blog
The World is Funny

There are two more chances to catch a film at the 2013 Columbus Jewish Film Festival. On Sunday, November 17, closing night will include a double feature and a dinner, for those who RSVP. The festival’s closing night begins with The World is Funny at5 pm at the JCC. The whimsical tragicomedy weaves together multiple storylines about family and …

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Plan Your Film Fest Experience Now

Posted By: admin on Oct 31, 2013 in Blog
2013  FF Poster Final[1]

The Ninth Annual Columbus Jewish Film Festival brings 13 new and original films to Columbus audiences beginning Sunday, November 3, and extending through Sunday, November 17. The Columbus Museum of Art will host the opening night screening and dessert reception. At 7 pm on Sunday, November 3, The ZigZag Kid, an action-packed adventure full of …

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