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Gallery Players to Premiere Critically Acclaimed Other Desert Cities

Posted By: WebManager on Apr 14, 2014 in Blog

On Saturday, May 3, at 8 pm, Gallery Players will stage the Central Ohio premiere of Other Desert Cities, a 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama finalist. The thought-provoking play, written by Jon Robin Baitz, debuted on Broadway in 2011 to critical acclaim. The story of a family in conflict unfolds on Christmas Eve 2004. Daughter …

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JCC Sports Spectacular and Funtacular

Posted By: WebManager on Apr 14, 2014 in Blog

The JCC is proud to announce its annual Sports Spectacular will take place August 24-25, 2014. This year’s Sports Spectacular event co-chairs are Joey and Lindsay Schottenstein and Matthew and Jamie Topolosky. They look forward to continuing to support the Columbus Jewish community in the planning of this long-running JCC fundraising opportunity honoring the achievements …

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An Evening with June Hersh

Posted By: WebManager on Apr 08, 2014 in Blog

An Evening with June Hersh – April 24 – 7 pm When passionate home cook and twice published cookbook author June Hersh and her family sold their lighting business in 2004, she wasn’t sure what she would do next. But she knew she wanted to give back in some way and to support the cause …

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Columbus BBYO Teens Earn Top Honors

Posted By: WebManager on Apr 03, 2014 in Blog

Columbus BBYO Teens Earn Top Honors at International Awards The JCC is pleased to announce the Columbus chapter winners of the BBYO International Awards. Halle Herman, of the Aliah BBG, won the Eternal Light Recruitment Award recognizing BBGs who have played a significant and lasting role in growing the membership of B’nai B’rith girls. Greg …

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JCC Girl Scouts

Posted By: WebManager on Apr 03, 2014 in Blog

JCC Girl Scouts Get Creative with Jewish History Photo Caption: The Girl Scouts wear their new sashes thanks to the Community Grants Fund of the  Columbus Jewish Foundation. Pictured are: (front row, L to R) Lielle Chaykin, Esty Wolfson, Bina Newman, Tali Sukienik; (back row, L to R) Rachel Borenstein, Adira Martin, Leah Levin, Anna …

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JCC Kaleidoscope and PJ Library

Posted By: WebManager on Apr 03, 2014 in Blog

JCC Kaleidoscope and PJ Library Partner to Support Ukrainian Jewish Community Kaleidoscope kids are leading our efforts to support the Ukrainian Jewish community during this uncertain time. As the holiday of Passover approached on Monday, March 31, 15 children gathered after school to put together a care package to send overseas to the Mazal Tov …

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Columbus JCC Biennial Delegation

Posted By: WebManager on Apr 03, 2014 in Blog

Delegation from Columbus JCC Gathers with North American Jewish Community Leaders for JCCA Biennial Pictured are Front Row (L-R) – JCCA President Allan Finkelstein, Bonnie Finkelstein, Jamie Topolosky; Middle Row (L-R) – Lisa Newmark, Carol Folkerth, Lindsay Schottenstein, Babs Miller, Sid Miller; Back Row (L-R) – Richard Williams, Ben Zacks, and Joe Sniderman At the …

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PJ Library Goes to Camp Ora!

Posted By: WebManager on Mar 26, 2014 in Blog

This summer, our Camp Ora Summer Day Camp will receive a complimentary set of 24 books from the PJ Library, a program within the Harold Grinspoon Foundation. Camp Ora is one of over 50 camps that will receive books this summer to be utilized by campers ages four through eight. Using these 24 PJ Library …

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JCC to Host 2016 Maccabi Games

Posted By: WebManager on Mar 26, 2014 in Blog

The JCC is proud to announce that it has been selected as one of four cities to host the 2016 JCC Maccabi Games. The competition is held each summer in North America and is the second largest organized sports program for Jewish teenagers in the world. From July 24-29, 2016, Jewish teen athletes from around …

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Sunday Funday in the JCC K-Zone

Posted By: WebManager on Mar 12, 2014 in Blog

Sunday Funday in the JCC K-Zone Teaches Kids all About the Festival of Purim Sunday, March 2 kicked off a new partnership between the PJ Library and the JCC preschool with the inaugural Sunday Funday in the JCC’s K-Zone. 15 children attended, including two new to the PJ Library, a program that provides high quality …

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