Youth Basketball Program Season Review

Posted By: WebManager on Feb 26, 2015 in Blog

JCC Randy Kohn Memorial  As people walked into the JCC on Sunday afternoons in November, December, January and February it was commonplace to hear the bounce of basketballs, the squeak of sneakers and the roaring cheers of the crowd. It was another exciting season of The JCC Randy Kohn Memorial Youth Basketball League. Every Sunday …

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Two Columbus Teens Elected to BBYO International Board at BBYO IC 2015

Posted By: WebManager on Feb 26, 2015 in Blog

The JCC extends warm congratulations to Hunter Cohn and Jake Davis, who were recently elected to the BBYO International Board at the BBYO International Convention (IC) 2015. Cohn, a junior at New Albany High School, and Davis, a junior at Bexley High School, each have been regional board members, having joined Columbus BBYO AZA in …

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March 14-29 – Les Miserables Tickets Already Selling Fast – Hurry to Get Yours Today

Posted By: WebManager on Feb 18, 2015 in Blog

With a stellar cast, an 11-piece orchestra, and in the capable hands of director David Bahgat and music director Brian Horne, the upcoming Gallery Players production of Les Miserables is quickly becoming one of the most anticipated performances of the 2014-2015 theater season in Columbus. The musical will run March 14-March 29 at the JCC …

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Your Gala Support Goes a Long Way!

Posted By: WebManager on Feb 13, 2015 in Blog

The Annual Gala is the biggest party of the year. But it’s also so much more than a party. When you attend the Gala, you are supporting thousands of members of your community who rely on the JCC each day. Seniors are able to visit the JCC thanks to our bus transportation pick-up and drop-off …

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For New Fitness Trainer Eric Campbell, JCC Feels Like Home

Posted By: WebManager on Feb 12, 2015 in Blog

“When I’m working with a client, I try to mix in some of what I learned overseas, in Israel and Europe. There, they have a different type of philosophy. They focus on balancing, agility, and the mind/body connection. I try to find a balance between that and the American philosophy of building strength, big muscles, …

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Preschool Early Bird Registration Begins March 1

Posted By: WebManager on Feb 05, 2015 in Blog

The JCC’s “Best in Class” Early Childhood Education program, with sites on College Avenue, in northwest Columbus, and in New Albany, is excited to announce its Early Bird Registration deals for the 2015-2016 school year. On March 1, currently enrolled families are eligible to receive an additional $100 discount off their deposit, plus the $200 …

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Allan Finkelstein Reflects as Lifelong Career in Jewish Community Programming Comes to Close

Posted By: WebManager on Jan 28, 2015 in Blog

This spring, Allan Finkelstein, who served as Executive Director of the Columbus JCC from 1982-1991, will retire from leading the Jewish Community Centers Association of North America, where he served as president and Chief Executive Officer since 1994. For over two decades, Finkelstein made strengthening the Jewish community, and the role Jewish community centers play …

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JCC Gala to Rekindle ‘60s and ‘70s Motown Memories with Performance by The Spinners

Posted By: WebManager on Jan 21, 2015 in Blog

A Throwback Thursday Gala returns to the JCC promising a “magical night of musical memories,” that according to Gala Co-chair Carol Luper, will appeal to every generation on the Throwback Thursday night of March 12. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., with hors d’oeuvres, drinks, including wine, beer, and vodka tastings with Bliss in a Bottle, World …

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January 22 iIsrael Photo Exhibit Opening Reception to Share Passion for Israel

Posted By: WebManager on Jan 14, 2015 in Blog

Beginning January 22 the JCC and the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project (JWRP) are teaming up to bring a photo exhibition to the JCC lobby, sharing and celebrating the beauty and inspiration of the land of Israel, which a group of Columbus women recently found during a JWRP-led trip to Israel. This was the first time …

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It’s Back! Old Columbus Jews Telling Jokes – January 17

Posted By: WebManager on Jan 02, 2015 in Blog

Here’s an old Columbus Jew telling a couple jokes… funny and appropriate for all ages, courtesy of our own Fred Luper:  Last year’s smash hit “Old Columbus Jews Telling Jokes” is back for another night of big laughs all in memory of our own “Smiling Sam” Gordon. The one-night only event will take place …

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