Monthly Archives: March 2014

PJ Library Goes to Camp Ora!

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

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

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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BBYO Teens Stand Together at International Convention

12 teens from Columbus joined nearly 2,000 teens from around the globe, including 39 members of the KIO regional BBYO, to attend the 2014 BBYO International Convention. This year’s theme, Welcome Home, featured BBYO Stand UP Day, a day where teens participated in CPR training and made teddy bears for charity, an inspiring video message …

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Meet Matan Gutwaks

Meet Matan Gutwaks, our New Food Service and Catering Manager The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus is proud to announce and welcome Matan Gutwaks as its new Food Service and Catering Manager. Gutwaks, who recently moved to Columbus from his native state of New Jersey along with his wife, Columbus native and kosher chef …

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Congratulations to JCC member Ross Friedman

Congratulations to JCC member Ross Friedman on his recent signing to play professional soccer with the Columbus Crew through the league’s Homegrown Player rule. “It was a lifelong dream fulfilled,” said Friedman of the signing that took place on his 22nd birthday this past January. Friedman, who recently won a gold medal at the 2013 …

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