Monthly Archives: December 2013

J-Reach Recognized by Jewish Outreach Institute for Successes of 100 Initiatives for 100th Year

Everyone belongs at the JCC. Of the many programs, events, and services offered at the Center of it all, J-Reach, our community outreach program, surely exemplifies this concept by ensuring that everyone from interfaith families to GLBTQ (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer) families to families in the Northwest and Northeast suburbs feels connected to …

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January JCC Open Mic Comedy Night to Honor Sam Gordon

One of Sam Gordon’s favorite one-liners was, “The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.” Well-loved by his Bexley community and well-known at the Jewish Community Center, the local jokester used humor to brighten people’s spirits, ease difficult times, and bring cheer to his friends and family’s lives. …

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Community Collaboration Key to Bringing Elijah’s Angel World Premiere to JCC for 100th

Through the efforts of a local author, local artists, and educators, the Jewish Community Center’s 100th year will culminate in presenting the first-ever JCC-commissioned play, created by and for the community. Through the support and collaborative efforts of the Jewish community, the 1992 children’s book, Elijah’s Angel, written by Columbus’ own Michael J. Rosen, will …

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