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  • Building community under one roof

    Posted by Katie Maurer on October 11, 2019 | Share

    It’s always exciting when the sukkah is constructed in the J’s courtyard each year to celebrate the holiday of Sukkot. There’s something about the sheltered space that makes us want to come together as a community to share special celebrations and even simple, everyday moments in the spirit of Sukkot: joining a friend to catch up over a cup…

  • This fall, the J launched its new Afternoon Enrichment program which builds on the strengths of its well-known Children & Family classes while catering to the needs of growing kids as they begin to transition from toddlerhood to school-age. The redesigned curriculum is based around scheduled “blocks” that alternate between active classes and more low-key learning, designed for kids…

  • Arts in the J Community

    Posted by Mayerson JCC on February 01, 2016 | Share

    It’s no secret that being an active member of a community helps with more than personal fulfillment. Health benefits of community involvement are far-reaching, from lowering depression to improving life longevity and quality. Often, finding that sense of community is a search that continues for years. One way of finding that sense of community is through the arts. After…

  • Never a Dull Moment: Kid-Friendly Winter Activities

    Posted by Mayerson JCC on November 26, 2014 | Share

    Between scraping off your car, navigating icy roads and shoveling your driveway, the snowy season can often seem more like a nuisance than a winter wonderland. While cold weather certainly brings complications, it also provides the perfect backdrop for months of bonding and memory making with your children. In this spirit, we’ve compiled a primer on kid-friendly activities perfect for wintertime. Hopefully, it includes some old favorites from your childhood and introduces a few new ideas you can try out with your little ones. Enjoy!

  • 5 Benefits of Learning to Swim by Age 5

    Posted by Mayerson JCC on November 15, 2014 | Share

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