Monthly Archives: February 2013

Fiddler on the Roof Brings Families Together on and off Stage

Tevye, Golde, and the whole family return to the stage this year in Gallery Players’ March musical production of Fiddler on the Roof. Bring your family and bring back all your memories as the JCC brings Anatevka to life in the Roth/Resler Theater. The 2013 production, running March 2-17, will be the sixth Fiddler on …

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The Holiday of Purim

Purim begins at sunset on February 23 (14th day of Adar) and Shushan Purim is Monday, February 25, 2013. The 14th of Adar is the day that Haman chose for the extermination of the Jews. It is said Shushan Purim is celebrated on the 15th of the month because the fight against anti-Semites in the …

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Irene Braverman Resumes Matchmaker Duties as Yente

Gallery Players will stage its sixth performance of Fiddler on the Roof this March, in honor of the JCC’s 100th anniversary. The musical has become a Gallery Players tradition and one of the most popular musicals in Gallery Players’ 65-year history. Irene Braverman, veteran stage actor, is another long-lived Gallery Players tradition. She will again …

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JCC North Preschool a Second Home for Northwest Community’s Jewish Families

When Matt Goldberg’s parents first stepped foot in the JCC North preschool, they never imagined that almost 20 years later he’d be in Washington, D.C., interning with the same friends he made while learning Hebrew and singing Shabbat songs in preschool. Today, 25 years after the preschool opened, Goldberg’s mother, Ellen Leidner, marvels at how …

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Tuskegee Airmen to Visit JCC Friday

The Tuskegee Airmen – an elite group of African-American aviators during World War II – will be giving a presentation this Friday, February 8, at 10:30 a.m. Nearly 1,000 fighter pilots trained as a segregated unit at an air base in Tuskegee, Alabama. Not allowed to practice or fight with their white counterparts, the Tuskegee …

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Circus Camp Coming Soon!

Has your child ever wanted to run away and join the circus? If so, the chance of a lifetime is right around the corner. That’s because the Tallahassee, FL-based CIRCUS OF THE KIDS is coming to the JCC this summer for a week of circus fun.   The only program of its kind, world-renowned CIRCUS …

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J-Reach NE Book Club Meeting-Tuesday, February 12 at 7 pm

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus

Join other Northeast Columbus-area residents for a community book club meeting on Tuesday, February 12. We will meet in the conference room at JCC New Albany (150 E. Granville Rd.) at 7 pm to discuss The Innocents by Francesca Segal. All are welcome to join the community book club. Contact Becca Nitzberg at bnitzberg@columbusjcc.org or 559-6215 for …

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