“There’s Something About this Place” Theme of JCC Annual Meeting

Posted By: WebManager on Jun 04, 2015 in Blog

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus held its annual meeting on Wednesday, May 27, honoring inspiring leaders and program successes over the past year. Rachel Lichten chaired the event, opening the evening with her remarks. She reflected on the meeting’s theme: “Where else can you get friends, family, culture, athletics, recreation and a community …

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Kaleidoscope Afterschool Program Looks Forward to New Faces in the Fall, Registering Now

Posted By: WebManager on May 21, 2015 in Blog

Laughter floated through the warm, summery breeze as carnival music and the wafting smells of kosher hot dogs, funnel cake, and cotton candy beckoned the school-aged kids arriving off the bus from the JCC. These kids, enrolled in the JCC’s afterschool childcare program, Kaleidoscope, were coming to join their friends in the Jewish community at …

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Annual Meeting to Honor JCC Leaders, Staff and Volunteers

Posted By: WebManager on May 14, 2015 in Blog

The Jewish Community Center’s 2015 Annual Meeting is set to start at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27, at the College Avenue location. An evening of awards and honors will reflect the theme, “There’s Something About This Place,” and will be accompanied by a light dinner. The Annual Meeting recognizes the accomplishments and contributions of …

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May 31st Gaynor Lecture featuring Dr. Ethan Katz

Posted By: WebManager on May 07, 2015 in Blog

Dr. Ethan Katz to Provide Insightful, Historical Look at Jewish-Muslim Relations in France In the wake of recent tragedy in France, including the shootings at kosher supermarket Hyper Cacher in eastern Paris and at the offices of the French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, Muslim violence against French Jews has suddenly burst into the headlines. But …

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The Farnsworth Invention to Shine Light on Little Known History in Play’s May 2 Premiere

Posted By: WebManager on Apr 29, 2015 in Blog

Gallery Players’ latest play takes big ideas and historical events – who invented television and how – and turns them into a very intimate look at two men and their race to make the impossible possible. From the mind of Aaron Sorkin, creator of The West Wing, The Farnsworth Invention is equal parts character study, …

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JCC Softball and Baseball Diamonds Shine Brighter than Ever Thanks to Community Support

Posted By: WebManager on Apr 23, 2015 in Blog

Thanks to the efforts of a local dad and baseball coach, the contributions of 37 donors plus tremendous in-kind support, and the hard work of many volunteers, the JCC baseball fields are now better than ever. This spring and summer, the JCC is proud to host its AK softball teams and the Columbus Baseball Invitational, …

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Cultural Exchange Program “Israel Up Close” to Enhance JCC Summer Camp

Posted By: WebManager on Apr 22, 2015 in Blog

With the start of camp little more than a month away, JCC Director of Camping and Youth Programs Halle Schwartz is excited to introduce campers to Tamar Lavi, who will be joining Camps Chaverim and Ora this summer as Camp Shlicha. As Shlicha, Tamar will help make this summer’s JCC camp theme, “Around Israel in …

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April 12 Tennis Open Court to Launch New Tennis Program, Introduce JCC Tennis Pros

Posted By: WebManager on Apr 02, 2015 in Blog

Thanks to support from the Jewish Federation of Columbus our tennis courts have been renovated!  With newly netted and resurfaced tennis courts and two new Tennis Pro instructors, the JCC is excited to launch its new tennis program at an Open Court Tennis Day on April 12, 2015, beginning at 10 a.m. At the tennis …

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Fitness for a Blessing

Posted By: WebManager on Mar 24, 2015 in Blog

JCC 5K Trail Run and 1-mi. Family Fun Walk Honors Abe Weinrib’s Memory “Life is short. Be nice to each other,” Abram “Abe” Weinrib would say. Just as Abe believed the secret to long life was kindness, he also placed a high value on staying active and physically fit, choosing the Jewish Community Center of …

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JCC accepting applications for High School Jewish Scholar/Athlete Award and Scholarship

Posted By: WebManager on Mar 05, 2015 in Blog

The High School Jewish Scholar Athlete Program was established to recognize local high school Jewish athletes who have excelled in the classroom and in the athletic arena. All student athletes who meet the criteria will be honored at a ceremony at the JCC. A Scholar/Athlete Award has been endowed by the family of Don Erkis …

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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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