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Erkis Berliner Scholar Athlete Award

Posted By: WebManager on May 29, 2014 in Blog

The Erkis Berliner Scholar Athlete Award was the final presentation of the evening.  Each May, the JCC honors area high school seniors with this award that was established in 1985 to honor local Jewish high school students who demonstrate outstanding academic and athletic success, sportsmanship, leadership, and participation in community service. Endowed by the family …

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BBYO End of Year Awards

Posted By: WebManager on May 29, 2014 in Blog

Columbus BBYO celebrated an amazing year.  In presenting the BBYO awards, Mark Moscardino, BBYO director said, “Each of the three chapters celebrated an outstanding year in programming and leadership, and a love for BBYO.” Heart of Ohio AZA raised chapter funds with their annual TOGA weekend as well as experienced Pesach in their own fun …

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Introducing Michael Levison

Posted By: WebManager on May 21, 2014 in Blog

Introducing Michael Levison, Our New Marketing Director In late March, Michael Levison returned to his roots, joining the JCC team as Marketing Director. Since then, the JCC has welcomed Mike with open arms, back to the Center where he spent much of his youth. A Bexley native and JCC member for many years, he attended …

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2016 Maccabi Games Co-Chairs

Posted By: WebManager on May 21, 2014 in Blog

JCC Announces Co-Chairs for 2016 Maccabi Games The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus is pleased to announce that Karen Shore Meyer and Jon Meyer will serve as Committee Chairs for the 2016 JCC Maccabi Games. From July 24-29, 2016, more than 750 Jewish teen athletes from North America and Israel are anticipated to attend …

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Gallery Players 66th Season Lineup

Posted By: WebManager on May 14, 2014 in Blog

Gallery Players has an exciting season planned for 2014-2015! Season tickets will go on sale soon. Visit www.jccgalleryplayers.org for updates and more.The season begins with the state of Ohio premiere of Joshua Harmon’s dark comedy, Bad Jews, from September 6-21. Bad Jews tells the story of a family grappling with the life and legacy of …

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Rising Fashion Designer Natalia Fedner

Posted By: WebManager on May 14, 2014 in Blog

Rising Fashion Designer Natalia Fedner Credits Columbus, JCC Origins to Many Successes Natalia Fedner, rising L.A. fashion designer and recent contestant of Lifetime’s Project Runway: Under the Gunn, has been getting a lot recognition in Hollywood for her unique, knitted haute couture line featuring woven metallics. But her star began to rise from very humble …

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JCC Annual Meeting

Posted By: WebManager on May 07, 2014 in Blog

You Inspire Me Theme to be Celebrated at May 28 Annual Meeting Honoring Community Leaders, Volunteers, and More The Jewish Community Center’s Annual Meeting will honor the inspirational leadership and creative programming that has gone on at the JCC in the past year, in keeping with its theme, “You Inspire Me!” Shana and Michael Levin …

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May 19 Gaynor Lecture with Author of Til Faith Do Us Part

Posted By: WebManager on May 07, 2014 in Blog

Our next Gaynor Lecture will take place at the JCC at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 19. This FREE lecture, which brings a variety of speakers to the JCC each May, will feature author Naomi Schaefer Riley and her book, Til Faith Do Us Part: How Interfaith Marriage is Transforming America. This year’s lecture will follow the Gallery …

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JCC ECE Director Nikki Henry Visits Israel

Posted By: WebManager on Apr 30, 2014 in Blog

JCC ECE Director Nikki Henry Visits Israel as part of Early Childhood Leadership Seminar On the eve of Purim this past March, JCC Early Childhood Education Director Nikki Henry traveled to Israel, spending 11 days visiting sites like Yad Vashem, the Dead Sea, Ben Yehuda Street and the shuq in Jerusalem, the ancient cities of …

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It’s Not too Late to Register

Posted By: WebManager on Apr 30, 2014 in Blog

It’s Not too Late to Register for Sizzling Summer Fun at the JCC Summer Camps It’s not too late to register for the 2014 season of JCC Summer Camp! Summer’s right around the corner and JCC camp counselors and staff are eager to welcome a new round of campers and show them all that is …

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