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Sid Jacobson JCC Announces 2019-2020 Author Breakfast + Book Signing Series Lineup

East Hills, NY, August 21, 2019

Sid Jacobson JCC is proud to present its Author Breakfast + Book Signing Series 2019-2020 lineup. From September 19, 2019, through May 7, 2020, the JCC will host five of today’s best-selling writers including Jennifer Cody Epstein, Dani Shapiro, Juliette Fay, Talia Carner, and Melanie Benjamin. Tickets for the full series are now on sale at sjjcc.org/culturalarts.
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Camp Jacobson Celebrates Camp Kindness with Acts of Gratitude for Staff and the Community

East Hills, NY, July 24, 2019

This week, more than 400 campers and staff at Sid Jacobson JCC’s Camp Jacobson in Old Westbury, participated in the nationwide camp community event, Camp Kindness Day, demonstrating their appreciation and compassion.
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Sid Jacobson JCC’s 33rd Annual Golf & Tennis Outing Presented by Hiram Cohen & Son Honors Andrew Reade of Reade & Company LLC

East Hills, NY, June 24, 2019

Sid Jacobson JCC is proud to announce its 33rd Annual Golf & Tennis Outing will take place on Monday, July 29 at Glen Oaks Club. The highly anticipated event, attended by hundreds of golfers and tennis players, includes a morning brunch, a day of golf and tennis, and concludes in the evening with cocktails and dinner. The event is presented by Hiram Cohen & Son, a Williston Park-based insurance agency serving Long Island since 1919. The 2019 Golf-Co-Chairs are Erik Gershwind and Martin Rosenman, and the Tennis Chair is Andrew Sandler.
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Sid Jacobson JCC’s Friendship Circle Luncheon, A Yellow Rose Event Raises More Than $267,000

East Hills, NY, June 13, 2019

Sid Jacobson JCC is proud to announce its annual Friendship Circle Luncheon, A Yellow Rose Event raised more than $267,000 for Adult Day programs. This year’s sold-out luncheon was attended by hundreds at Old Westbury Golf & Country Club to recognize honoree Barbara Cooper and featured entertainment from celebrated New York stage actor and stand-up comedian Mario Cantone as well as Master of Ceremonies, Bernadette Castro.
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Sid Jacobson JCC’s Jewish Film Festival Returns for the 26th Season

East Hills, NY, May 30, 2019

Sid Jacobson JCC’s Edward & Bernice Wenger Center for the Arts proudly presents the Randi & Bruce Pergament Jewish Film Festival. Returning for the 26th season, the festival begins Wednesday, June 26, 7:30pm and will feature a variety of must-see documentaries and dramas shown in the JCC’s Rubenstein Auditorium.
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Nancy Marx Cancer Wellness Center Presents: The Empowered Patient

East Hills, NY, May 28, 2019

Nancy Marx Cancer Wellness Center announces The Empowered Patient: Moving from Vulnerable to Victorious in Your Breast Cancer Journey, taking place on Wednesday, June 12 from 7-8:30pm at Sid Jacobson JCC.
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Sid Jacobson JCC Rocks the Ride at SoulCycle Roslyn

East Hills, NY, May 20, 2019

Sid Jacobson JCC’s New Leadership Group is proud to announce the annual Rock the Ride event will be held on Sunday, June 2, 6:15pm at SoulCycle Roslyn, followed by dinner at 388 Restaurant. The cycling event will raise funds to support the JCC’s Nancy Marx Cancer Wellness Center.
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Sid Jacobson JCC Hosts Home Away From Home: Dorm Décor and College Essentials Showcase

East Hills, NY, May 9, 2019

On Sunday, May 19, 3-5pm, Sid Jacobson JCC will host Home Away from Home: Dorm Decor + College Essentials Showcase. The pop-up showcase, in partnership with Blue-Prynt, will provide tips and solutions to make the transition to college an easy and joyful experience for both students and their parents.
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Sid Jacobson JCC’s Friendship Circle Luncheon, A Yellow Rose Event to Honor Roslyn Native Barbara Cooper

East Hills, NY, May 6, 2019

Sid Jacobson JCC’s annual Friendship Circle Luncheon, A Yellow Rose Event will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 11am, at Old Westbury Golf & Country Club. This year’s luncheon will honor Roslyn native Barbara Cooper and feature entertainment from celebrated New York stage actor and stand-up comedian Mario Cantone as well as Master of Ceremonies, Bernadette Castro.
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Sid Jacobson JCC Hosts Israelfest, the Largest Celebration of Israel on Long Island

East Hills, NY, April 15, 2019

Each year more than 5,000 people from Long Island, Queens, and Westchester join together for a celebration of Israel at North Hempstead Beach Park in Port Washington. On Sunday, May 5, from 12-4pm, Israelfest 2019 will bring Israeli culture, traditions, and a connection to the country unlike any other to attendees of all ages.
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Sid Jacobson JCC’s Eat. Bid. Laugh! An Auction & Epicurean Event 2019 a Triumphant Success

East Hills, NY, April 5, 2019

Sid Jacobson JCC is thrilled to announce that thanks to the amazing generosity of donors, sponsors, and attendees, Eat. Bid. Laugh! An Auction & Epicurean Event 2019 surpassed its goal of raising more than $1.4 million to support individuals of all ages with special needs; adults and seniors living with Alzheimer’s or other dementias; and those affected by cancer and their families. Proceeds from the night will also benefit new programs at SJJCC such as its Food Bank and the Aftercare Community Transition Program for Recovery.
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Sid Jacobson JCC Opening Food Bank to Stock Local Pantries

East Hills, NY, March 14, 2019

On Sunday, April 7, Sid Jacobson JCC invites the community to celebrate the grand opening of the Sid Jacobson JCC Food Bank located at 200 Forest Drive, Suite 11, in East Hills. With the mission of addressing food insecurity across Long Island’s north shore, the Food Bank will distribute non-perishable shelf-stable food, personal care, and household items to a network of local pantries and shelters, including but not limited to the areas of Roslyn Heights, Great Neck/Manhasset, Old Westbury, Port Washington, and Glen Cove.
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Sid Jacobson JCC’s Spotlight Speaker Series to Host Mark Sullivan, Author of Beneath A Scarlet Sky

East Hills, NY, February 14, 2019

Sid Jacobson JCC’s Irene & Ronald Cohen Spotlight Speaker Series will host Mark Sullivan, #1 New York Times bestselling author and the writer of Beneath A Scarlet Sky, on Tuesday, April 16 at 7:30pm in the Rubenstein Auditorium located at SJJCC.
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Sid Jacobson JCC’s New A.C.T. for Recovery Program Supports Those Facing the Challenge of Addiction

East Hills, NY, February 7, 2019

Sid Jacobson JCC has successfully received funding to launch the A.C.T. for Recovery (Aftercare Community Transition) Program, which seeks to support and assist individuals who are on the path to recovery from addiction, as well as their respective families. The program will be led by the JCC’s newly hired licensed clinical social worker and certified addiction specialist, Cindy Leinwand, LCSW, CASAC. Services will include individual/ family counseling, support groups, spiritual support, vocational coaching, and social/recreational opportunities to support health and wellness.
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Sid Jacobson JCC’s Eat. Bid. Laugh! An Auction & Epicurean Event Offers a Taste of Premier Long Island Restaurants

East Hills, NY, February 4, 2019

Sid Jacobson JCC’s highly anticipated Eat. Bid. Laugh! An Auction & Epicurean Event will feature an impressive variety of savory and sweet epicurean tastings, a performance by Emmy Award-winning comedian John Mulaney, and extensive silent auction prizes. Tickets to the event are now on sale and can be purchased at sjjcc.org/auction.
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Sid Jacobson JCC Announces Eat. Bid. Laugh! An Auction & Epicurean Event Featuring a Performance by Comedian John Mulaney

East Hills, NY, January 14, 2019

Sid Jacobson JCC proudly announces its annual Eat. Bid. Laugh! An Auction & Epicurean Event. Long Island’s premier fundraising event will be held on Thursday, March 28, at 6:30pm at Fresh Meadow Country Club in Lake Success. This year’s event will include a performance by Emmy Award-winning comedian John Mulaney, tastings from top local restaurants, and extensive silent auction prizes. Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased at sjjcc.org/auction.
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Sid Jacobson JCC Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with Dream to End Hunger Event

East Hills, NY, January 3, 2019

On Monday, January 21, hundreds of New Yorkers will join in a region-wide day of service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Sid Jacobson JCC. Organized by the JCC’s Center for Community Engagement and funded by UJA-Federation’s Time for Good, the Dream to End Hunger event will connect community volunteers and partners to make MLK Day a day on, rather than just a day off.
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