Karen Bokor Hired as New Development Officer

Posted By: Elise Skaggs on Apr 14, 2016 in Blog

The JCC is excited to welcome Karen Bokor to the JCC staff as the Development Officer, a newly created position which will focus on enhancing JCC endowments and planned giving. Bokor has a wealth of experience with development locally that she brings with her to the JCC. She began work on April 4. “The ultimate …

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Legends of Gallery Players Review

Posted By: Elise Skaggs on Apr 13, 2016 in Blog

LEGENDS OF GALLERY PLAYERS The Harold M. Eisenstein Theater was alive with music and memories the evening of Thursday, April 7 at the Jewish Community Center. Over 200 people attended Legends of Gallery Players to celebrate the six honorees who gave so much of their time and talents to Gallery Players productions over the past …

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Allan Finkelstein to Direct Music at Legends of Gallery Players

Posted By: Elise Skaggs on Mar 15, 2016 in Blog

“Gallery Players is kind of in my blood,” says Allan Finkelstein, former President and CEO of the Jewish Community Centers of North America (JCCA).  Finkelstein will return to the Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus to lead the music in the Legends of Gallery Players theatrical production on Thursday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. Before …

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Legends of Gallery Players

Posted By: Elise Skaggs on Feb 29, 2016 in Blog

GALLERY PLAYERS Legends of the theatre Local actress Irene Braverman has performed in over 50 Gallery Players productions at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus. “Some of the happiest moments of my life have been when I am in theater,” says Braverman. Braverman is one of six individuals who will be honored on Thursday, …

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Gallery Players Director Mark Mann on Guys & Dolls

Posted By: Elise Skaggs on Feb 15, 2016 in Blog
Left to right: : Christopher Storer as Sky Masterson, Kristen Yarger as Sarah Brown, Amy Silver Judd as Miss Adelaide and Todd Covert as Nathan Detroit

Gallery Players will present Guys & Dolls as the third show in its 67th season which continues to transport audiences to New York City as this season’s theme. Sixty-six years after making its debut on Broadway, Guys & Dolls still packs a punch, says director of Gallery Players production, Mark Mann. “Every joke still lands, …

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Posted By: Elise Skaggs on Jan 20, 2016 in Blog
Ross Friedman with Coach Preston Goldfarb at the 2013 Maccabiah in Israel.

“Out of all the things I’ve done in soccer, I would say the [JCC] Maccabi Games is my proudest,” says Bexley native and former Columbus Crew member Ross Friedman. Friedman competed in the 2004 JCC Maccabi Games in Columbus at the age of 12. After graduating from Bexley High School, he went on to play …

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Coney Island Christmas – Delightful Tale for All Ages

Posted By: Elise Skaggs on Dec 01, 2015 in Blog

Coney Island Christmas Artfully Intertwines Tradition and Faith in a Delightful Tale for All Ages   The second show of Gallery Players’ 67th season, Coney Island Christmas, opens on December 12 and runs through December 20, 2015 in The Roth-Resler Theatre at The Jewish Community Center, 1125 College Avenue, Columbus, Ohio. Inspired by The Loudest …

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11th Annual Columbus Jewish Film Festival Opens on November 1

Posted By: WebManager on Oct 13, 2015 in Blog

The 2015 Columbus Jewish Film Festival opens on Sunday, November 1 at 7 pm with Once in a Lifetime, a film based on the true story of Anne Gueguen, a French high school history teacher who changed the lives of her most troubled students through Holocaust education. The opening night presentation will take place at …

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Posted By: WebManager on Oct 01, 2015 in Blog

Gallery Players to Open 2015-16 Season with Brighton Beach Memoirs Gallery Players 2015-16 season opens October 17 at 8 pm with Brighton Beach Memoirs, the semi-autobiographical play from Neil Simon, documenting his family’s struggles and his own misadventures as a young boy in 1937 Brooklyn. The play reunites several cast members with director Mark Mann …

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Member Spotlight: Terry Pike on Achieving Goals with Trainer Andy Yoder

Posted By: Elise Skaggs on Sep 10, 2015 in Blog

When Terry Pike first started working out with JCC personal trainer Andy Yoder in the fall of 2014, he had one goal: hike to the summit of Pike’s Peak with his family.    That first goal quickly turned into several more, each building upon the next as he achieved success and a new level of …

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