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Premiere of Lost Town to Reunite Columbus “Trochenbroders” Nov. 10

Posted By: admin on Oct 29, 2013 in Blog

For many Jewish families in Columbus, the documentary tale of a man in search of connection to a past he’s only heard about in his grandmother’s stories will be a familiar one. The film, Lost Town, centers around the small, east European town of Trochenbrod. Founded in 1835 as a farming colony, by 1938 the …

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Updated Melton School Offers Same High Quality Programming in More Accessible Format

Posted By: admin on Oct 15, 2013 in Blog

Another intriguing year of Jewish learning, text investigation, and thought-provoking discussion is in full swing at the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus. Beginning this October, weekly classes on topics ranging from life after death to Jewish humor, Jewish family living to Torah study, are now …

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Raising the Kid You Love with the Ex You Hate Author to Join Bookfair Panel Discussion on Co-Parenting after Divorce

Posted By: admin on Oct 15, 2013 in Centerscene

For more than 30 years, clinical child psychologist Dr. Edward Farber has been working with families going through separation and divorce, witnessing the hurt from what he calls the “domestic war zones” children live under even after their parents have separated. Farber said, “I shift the focus away from hatred and hostility for the ex, …

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Uplifting Harmony Project Concert in Store for FunFest Goers

Posted By: admin on Oct 01, 2013 in Blog
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Those who attend the October 6 JCC 100 FunFest and see the Harmony Project’s 200-voice choir perform that day will walk away from FunFest full of the same positive energy, joy, and feeling of connection that motivated Susan Steinman to join the Harmony Project in 2009 and that filled choir member Rabbi Sharon Mars with …

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Bookfair Turns 50!

Posted By: admin on Oct 01, 2013 in Blog
Bookfair Collage

Now in its 50th year, the Columbus Jewish Bookfair continues to bring new authors, new ideas, and a variety of events, extending all the way into April, to the Columbus Jewish community. Bookfair chair Jill Eisenberg is excited to lead Bookfair, one of the state’s longest-running book fairs, into its 50th year. “We’re putting together …

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Gallery Players Opens 65th Season with Yentl October 19

Posted By: admin on Oct 01, 2013 in Blog

Gallery Players, central Ohio’s premiere theatre troupe featuring Jewish performances and plays with largely Jewish content and themes, is proud to announce its 65th season will open with the play, Yentl. Based on Isaac Bashevis Singer’s “Yentl the Yeshiva Boy,” set in 19th century Poland, Yentl tells the tale of a young girl who studies …

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Make your JCC donation worth more!

Posted By: admin on Sep 11, 2013 in Centerscene

Mark your calendar for September 17! The Columbus Foundation’s community-wide giving event, The Big Give, is back. It’s a great way to make your JCC contribution work even harder! We hope you will take this opportunity to make a gift to help us complete the campaign that is paying for our New Albany building and …

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JCC to Host Series of Anti-Bullying Workshops Beginning this August

Posted By: admin on Jul 25, 2013 in Centerscene

The Jewish Community Center will host a new anti-bullying program being brought to Columbus by community advocate Susan Steinman and JCC Program Director Melanie Butter. The yearlong, three-part program will begin on Tuesday, August 13, with a presentation by Denise Koebcke, M.Ed., at the JCC at 7:00 p.m. Koebcke, a teacher for over 20 years …

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JCC’s New Outdoor Kosher Cart, B’tayavon!, Fills Bellies and Gap in Dining Options

Posted By: admin on Jul 25, 2013 in Centerscene

For busy families and lunch patrons on the go, there’s one more reason to love summer at the Jewish Community Center. Now through October 6, the JCC is proud to announce its newest kosher enterprise, B’tayavon!—the JCC Kosher Food Cart. Thanks to ECDI (Economic and Community Development Institute) and the Columbus Jewish Foundation who gave …

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As Bowling Tournament Approaches, a Nostalgic Look Back to Good ‘Ole Days of JCC Bowling Lanes

Posted By: admin on Jun 26, 2013 in Centerscene

The JCC’s upcoming July 4 Reunion Weekend will evoke memories of the JCC’s early days by bringing friends together, strengthening existing bonds, and helping to create new ones as part of its 100-year anniversary celebration. Looking back 50 years, the weekend promises to reunite former teen club and BBYO members and advisors, former campers and …

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