Ruth & Saul Weinberger Center for Jewish Life + Learning

Jewish Life and Learning

Throughout the JCC, we enable and empower our community to help make our world a better place by offering comfort, engendering joy, creating peace, connecting to others and to Jewish tradition.

Shababa Fridays

Ages: Birth through 5 years and their families
Music together with a Shabbat spin! Songs, stories and hands-on activities for the very youngest to share with parents, grandparents, or a caregiver.
Fridays, 9:45–10:30am

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Holidays at the JCC

Throughout the year many holiday events are held at the JCC as a place to gather, learn, and celebrate. Some of these holidays include Purim, Passover, Shavuot, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot and Chanukah. We hope you’ll join us for the variety of celebrations we offer for each holiday

Family
Events

SHABBAT UNDER THE STARS
At Bernice Jacobson Day School & Camp
Bring a picnic as we celebrate Shabbat with singing, dancing, playtime and challah braiding!
Friday, August 10, 5-7:30pm
Register


ONGOING

SHABABA FRIDAYS
Ages: Birth-5 years and their families
Community gathering for singing, dancing, and stories.  
Fridays, 9:45–10:45am
$10 family / members free

Mind +
Spirit

TASTE OF TORAH
Participate in the collective story of the Jewish people through Jewish text study with Rabbi Lina and guest presenters.
Wednesdays, 10:30am–12pm
$5 per session / members free

CALM YOUR SPIRIT
Calm your mind and allay your fears during our mindfulness meditation instruction that draws on Jewish traditions and wisdom.
Thursdays, 12:30–1:30pm
$5 per session / Members, Engage, Career>Connect and Cancer Wellness free

KLEZMER BAND
JCC musicians come together to learn lively and evocative Jewish music of Eastern Europe. Intermediate musicians are welcome – there are performance opportunities! For more information, contact Jonathan Flamm, weekday evenings at 516.767.8070.

Tikkun Olam/
Repairing the World

LADLES OF LOVE
Come together to make soup for those in need. Let’s strengthen our community of caring one ladle at time! Shopping, soup making and delivery opportunities available for all ages.

PLANT A ROW
Plant in our mitzvah garden at Bernice Jacobson Day School and Camp. We are partnering with Plant a Row for the Hungry and will donate produce to area shelters.

ART FOR COMMUNITY
Art for Community is an intergenerational program that couples art with giving. It provides creative art experiences utilizing fabric and a variety of techniques as a means for self-expression, artistic engagement and intergenerational and community-building experiences. Projects include shawls for those who are in need of a barrier from the cold, huggable pillows for children undergoing treatment for illness and beautiful baskets for homeless families.

Israeli Scouts
Atid

Center for
Israel



Looking for more information about our programs?

Contact Paul Isserles, Associate Executive Director, 516.484.1545 ext. 140, paulisserles@sjjcc.org

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