Published Friday, May 6, 2016
Almost Home, the afterschool care program at the JCC, celebrated a Month of Mitzvahs (good deeds). The children, who attend grades K-6 at local public schools, delved in with gusto to help the earth, animals, community, friends and family. For their Mitzvah for the Earth, Almost Homers made biodegradable bird feeders out of pine cones, sun-butter and more»
Published Tuesday, March 8, 2016
What is Jewish “Culture?” A proliferation of festivals in the Westchester/Rockland area are slated to begin shortly. Only one festival takes a different approach: The 4th Annual Jewish Cultural Festival is taking place April 10 through April 18 throughout the Rivertowns, with locations from Lyndhurst Castle in Tarrytown to the Greenburgh more»
Published Thursday, February 4, 2016
The JCC Maccabi Games are an Olympic-style sporting competition, and the world’s largest organized sports program for Jewish teenagers. Each summer, athletes from across North America participate in Opening Ceremonies and compete in 16 sports, from soccer to table tennis. The Games are coupled with ArtsFest, a week-long summer arts experience for more»
Published Thursday, December 3, 2015
Engage Westchester is participating in this significant hunger initiative sponsored by UJA-Federation of New York. Drop off nonperishable items including: whole grain cereal, oatmeal, canned vegetables (carrots, tomatoes, corn, peas), pasta, rice, 100% fruit juice, dried fruit, granola bars, tuna, dried beans (or canned), peanut butter and more»
Published Monday, November 2, 2015
UJA-Federation’s Engage Jewish Service Corps will celebrate and thank its volunteers with a film-themed night complete with “envelope please” and awards recognizing outstanding volunteers on November 17th, 7- 9 p.m., at Bet Am Shalom Synagogue, 295 Soundview Avenue in White Plains. Guest speaker will be film scholar, author and guest more»
Published Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Volunteers are needed for the Engage Westchester Fall Service Day which will be held on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at the JCC of Mid-Westchester at 999 Wilmot Road, Scarsdale, NY from 10:00 am until 1:00pm. Engage Jewish Service Corps is a volunteer initiative for baby boomers and beyond who want to effect powerful change within the community by utilizing more»
Published Wednesday, October 7, 2015
On Thursday, October 8th, the JCC on the Hudson will break ground on a new 6.6 acre community campus in Tarrytown and announce its new name. It will be the first time in 40 years that a new JCC will be constructed in Westchester County. The new campus will quadruple the organization’s current space, adding two indoor swimming pools, a 6000 sq. ft. more»
Published Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Dear Parents of Young Children, I know you’ve done your homework. You’ve learned that the early years in a child’s life are a crucial developmental period. You’ve searched articles and have realized that children who are stimulated, nurtured and surrounded by other children and materials are more likely to be prepared for formal more»
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