Summer is approaching, so it is time to start thinking about summer camp. Perhaps you went to summer camp yourself and want to share that experience with your children. Maybe you missed out on the opportunity and want to make sure your kids don’t. Whether it is an overnight or day camp, a general camp [...]
Think back to lunch at summer camp. Remember that first bite of greasy grilled cheese, the bread saturated with oil, the hot cheese oozing out. It was usually accompanied by a bowl of canned tomato soup, each sip sweeter and saltier than the next. So good! But guess what? It wasn’t good for you. .Read More
Since its inception in 1982, about 130,000 teens have benefited from the JCC Maccabi Games, whose influence extends far beyond the few weeks of summer competition. Inspired by their participation, many JCCs have developed year-round cultural and athletic programming.Read More
On this Memorial Day, honor the fallen American Jewish chaplains–and by extension all American Jews who have fallen in battle–by signing a petition supporting the passage of the bill.Read More
It seems everyone is worried about our children’s eating habits, from First Lady Michele Obama to celebrity chef Jaime Oliver. And there’s good reason to be concerned.Read More
Fall is the time for grownups to go back to the movies. In addition to the more mature offerings at your local theater, check out the selections at the film festival at your local JCC.
What do Olympic gold-medal swimmer Lenny Krayzelburg, “Survivor: Africa” champion Ethan Zohn and Jay Fiedler of Miami Dolphins fame have in common? All three honed their skills and strengthened their Jewish identity as participants in the JCC Maccabi Games®.
You’ve shopped, you’ve packed, you’ve gone over the list 20 times, and finally, you’ve delivered your child to the camp bus. So what do you do when you receive the first of many letters, saying, “I hate it here! It’s raining all the time, all the kids hate me, and the food makes me sick. Please, please, PLEASE can I come home?”