Posted By: WebManager on Oct 22, 2014 in Blog

Columbus Jewish Film Fest to Bring World-Renowned Director for 10th Anniversary Celebration For acclaimed Israeli film director Avi Nesher, religious devotion and artistic expression are two sides of the same coin, inextricably linked in their extreme opposition. Speaking to this idea is his latest film, The Wonders, which will premiere in Columbus at 6:30 pm …

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JCC Bookfair Honors Life and Lessons of Gordon Zacks

Posted By: WebManager on Oct 14, 2014 in Blog

When accomplished author, businessman, and pivotal leader Gordon Zacks (z’’l) received the news from his doctor in December 2013 that, due to a fast-spreading cancer, he had just weeks to live, rather than despair, he got busy writing his second and final book. The life-affirming process enabled him to focus on the positive and turned …

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Something for Everyone at 2014 JCC Jewish Bookfair

Posted By: WebManager on Oct 06, 2014 in Blog

The 2014 JCC Jewish Bookfair will again showcase new authors, new ideas and a variety of events for all ages and interests during a 10-day festival that begins with Bookapalooza Family Day on October 19 from 11 am to 5 pm. The day will kick-off with an 11 am discussion of Sacred Trash: The Lost …

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JCC Jewish Bookfair Author Visit to Shed Light on Little Known Aspect of Holocaust History

Posted By: WebManager on Oct 01, 2014 in Blog

JCC Jewish Bookfair Author Visit to Shed Light on Little Known Aspect of Holocaust History Journalist, author, and “GIRLilla Warfare” blogger Lisa Barr’s journey to create her first novel began unobtrusively enough. The idea for Fugitive Colors, her award-winning debut novel about love, passion, friendship, and revenge on the eve of WWII,began more than 20 …

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JCC Readies for Columbus Jewish Bookfair

Posted By: WebManager on Sep 10, 2014 in Blog

JCC Readies for Columbus Jewish Bookfair with September 21 Author Visit The JCC’s Columbus Jewish Bookfair will kick off in a little over a month, on October 19, 2014. But before the 10-day Bookfair begins on October 19, the JCC will partner with the Melton Center for Jewish Studies to bring Dr. Carmel Chiswick to …

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Theater Enhancements Made Possible by the Generosity of Two Families

Posted By: WebManager on Sep 04, 2014 in Blog

A beautiful, royal blue curtain, in keeping with the colors of the state of Israel, now adorns the Harold Eisenstein Stage, thanks to a donation by former JCC Board President Ruth Ann Blank and her husband, Ron. The curtain system was made possible thru the William & Sally Glick Fund of the Columbus Jewish Foundation. …

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BBYO Brings Ruach to Wexner Heritage Village

Posted By: WebManager on Sep 04, 2014 in Blog

Our Own Mark Moscardino Shares His Thoughts on What Makes the Teens of BBYO So Special In my line of work, I’d be lying if I said I didn’t often times witness small miracles, observe moments exploding with Jewish meaning, and watch the lives of children and adults change for better or for worse. Through …

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My Israel Experience

Posted By: WebManager on Aug 27, 2014 in Blog

My Israel Experience, by Zoe Philips When I signed up almost six months ago for this so called “trip of a lifetime”, I had no idea what I was in for. I knew that it was important for every Jew to go to Israel at some point in their life, so going with all of …

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Gallery Players 66th Season Opener – Bad Jews

Posted By: WebManager on Aug 27, 2014 in Blog

Bad Jews Promises More than Just Jews Behaving Badly for Gallery Players 66th Season Opener Purportedly, Joshua Harmon’s 2012 play, Bad Jews, is about just that: Jews behaving badly. But ask any of the four-member ensemble cast of twenty-something actors if their characters are “bad,” and the unexpected results—much like the play itself. Each of …

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Introducing Jason Goggins – JCC Fitness Director

Posted By: WebManager on Jul 07, 2014 in Blog

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus is proud to announce, after an extensive search both locally and nationally, that Jason Goggins has been hired to the position of Fitness Director. “We were thrilled to realize that we had the perfect person for the job right here at the JCC. He has worked for the …

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