Monthly Archives: January 2015

Allan Finkelstein Reflects as Lifelong Career in Jewish Community Programming Comes to Close

This spring, Allan Finkelstein, who served as Executive Director of the Columbus JCC from 1982-1991, will retire from leading the Jewish Community Centers Association of North America, where he served as president and Chief Executive Officer since 1994. For over two decades, Finkelstein made strengthening the Jewish community, and the role Jewish community centers play …

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JCC Gala to Rekindle ‘60s and ‘70s Motown Memories with Performance by The Spinners

A Throwback Thursday Gala returns to the JCC promising a “magical night of musical memories,” that according to Gala Co-chair Carol Luper, will appeal to every generation on the Throwback Thursday night of March 12. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., with hors d’oeuvres, drinks, including wine, beer, and vodka tastings with Bliss in a Bottle, World …

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January 22 iIsrael Photo Exhibit Opening Reception to Share Passion for Israel

Beginning January 22 the JCC and the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project (JWRP) are teaming up to bring a photo exhibition to the JCC lobby, sharing and celebrating the beauty and inspiration of the land of Israel, which a group of Columbus women recently found during a JWRP-led trip to Israel. This was the first time …

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It’s Back! Old Columbus Jews Telling Jokes – January 17

Here’s an old Columbus Jew telling a couple jokes… funny and appropriate for all ages, courtesy of our own Fred Luper: http://youtu.be/uH2VHrUddrg  Last year’s smash hit “Old Columbus Jews Telling Jokes” is back for another night of big laughs all in memory of our own “Smiling Sam” Gordon. The one-night only event will take place …

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