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Shabbatify: A Shabbat Experience at the J

Friday, March 25, 2016
Posted by: Marketing
“I took my twin daughters to the Shabbatify program at the JCC a couple of weeks ago, and we had such a great time! It’s important that my children associate Shabbat not just with spiritual reasons, but with time spent together with family members and plain good fun! Capture the Flag, chocolate mosaics and glow sticks will do the job! We look forward to more events.” -Melissa B. JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT EVENT Where can you run ...
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Purim. An Easy Holiday to Love

Friday, March 18, 2016
Posted by: Jill Levy
Purim is an easy holiday to love. Costumes, hamentaschen, and carnivals make it an accessible experience for kids, families, and Jews of all denominations to celebrate. In all of the joy and fun we often forget that the holiday leaves us with a disturbing reminder about human existence. The Book of (or Megillat) Ester teaches that the hatred of just one person can lead to the almost destruction of an entire people. Jewish tradition teaches, ...
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