2011 Chutzpah! Festival

Chutzpah! is leaping over the water to the North Shore for the first time this year to co-present a long theatrical run of Visiting Mr. Green at the Presentation House Theatre; venturing downtown to the Commodore Ballroom (another first) for our Closing Night Party with Balkan Beat Box; returning to the Venue Nightclub with Yemen Blues featuring the fascinating vocals of Ravid Kahalani (lead singer with the Idan Raichel Project at the Chan Centre last year); and partnering with The Dance Centre for the premiere of Serge Bennathan’s new work Conversations premiering at the Scotiabank Dance Centre.

92nd Street Y

92nd Street Y is about the people of New York City and the surrounding area, the United States and the world. Its about people who entertain and challenge, inform and educate. Its about people who learn and discover, observe and participate. At once a lecture hall, a performance space, a school, a health center and a community organization, 92nd Street Y remains focused on its mission of enriching the lives of the people who pass through its doors; women and men, young families and senior citizens, accomplished artists and aspiring beginners, master instructors and enthusiastic students, world leaders and concerned citizens.

Addison-Penzak JCC of Silicon Valley

Welcome to the Addison-Penzak JCC! Our commitment to you is to enhance the quality of your life. Whether youre new to Silicon Valley, or whether your family has lived here for generations, the JCC can help you connect to our community. We offer programs for all ages and interests, so you can follow your passion or find something new. Visit our beautiful 9-acre campus in Los Gatos today, and see what the JCC has to offer.

Adolph and Rose Levis JCC

There\\\'s something special about the Levis JCC. You can feel it as soon as you walk through the door -- whether you\\\'ve come to bring your child to preschool or to camp, to attend a Jazz concert or theater performance, to workout in a state-of-the-art athletic facility or drop your child off at KidFit, to pick up your child from our after school program or to have your child attend one of our innovative Special Needs programs, to board the bus for a day of travel or to participate in a spiritual workshop at the JCC Sandler Center. The Levis JCC is your special place, providing the meaningful and caring connections that make our community home!

Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life

The Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life is committed to academic excellence, fostering scholarly exchange and faculty research, and providing educational programs for the community at large. The activities of the Herbert and Leonard Littman Families Holocaust Resource Center, a vital part of the Bildner Center, contribute to the Centers commitment to reduce prejudice and promote inter-group understanding. The Center sponsors visiting scholars who teach and contribute to the intellectual life of the Rutgers community. Working closely with the Department of Jewish Studies, it offers a wide range of programs for students and seminars for faculty. The Center connects the university with the community through its public lectures and symposia, Jewish communal initiatives, cultural events, and teacher training.

Alper JCC

Nestled comfortably in a lush South Florida setting, the sprawling Alper JCC at The Jay Morton-Levinthal Campus lies in the heart of Kendall, easily reached by many nearby transportation crossroads. Convenient and accessible, our Center provides many opportunities for the Jewish community and all South-Dade residents to enjoy recreational, educational, cultural and social activities.

Amsterdam Jewish Music Festival

The brand new concert halls of the Amsterdam Conservatory will serve as the setting for the 2nd International Jewish Music Competition where these 24 ensembles will compete for prizes, bookings, recording contracts, and agency representation. More details on the competition on our Competition page. Click on a number (below) or ensembles name (right) to see more and to hear samples of whats in store for you in October.

Asheville JCC

The Asheville Jewish Community Center strengthens Jewish identity, celebrates Jewish culture, and builds community.

Atlanta Jewish Music Festival

Inspired by JMFs around the world, the Atlanta Jewish Music Festival (AJMF) brings fresh, cutting-edge live music celebrating Jewish heritage and culture to audiences in the Southeast. By centering around the common language of music, AJMF celebrates the diversity of Jewish life in a way that is joyous, entertaining, and accessible to all.


BAM\'s mission is to be the preeminent progressive performing and cinema arts center of the twenty-first century.

Barbara and Ray Alpert JCC

The Alpert JCC Is Your Community Center: It\'s a place where dedicated volunteers and professional staff work together to help shape the foundation and guide the direction of the AJCC. Get involved. Join us for a class, exercise your mind or body, enjoy a cultural event or holiday program, or become a volunteer. It\'s all here for you at the AJCC. Our mission is to develop and strengthen Jewish identity, foster Jewish values, and enrich the Jewish and the Greater Community of Long Beach and West Orange County.

Barness Family East Valley JCC

Through services and programs the Barness Family Jewish Community Center promotes and strengthens Jewish values and identity by meeting the needs of individuals and families of all races, religions, and cultures. The Barness Family JCC is a non-profit organization that has been serving the East Valley Jewish community since 1972. We are a organization that provides the local community, family, and individual members, with childcare, educational, social, recreational, and other cultural needs. The Barness Family JCC offers many programs, activities, and services for everyone; from infants to seniors and is open to the entire community.

Bernard and Ruth Siegel JCC

The JCC is a non-profit membership organization which provides the Brandywine Valley with a central place in which individuals, families, groups of all ages and organizations can best express their interests and enjoy social, educational, cultural, fitness and recreational programs. The Center houses preschool and child care programs, as well as a state of the art fitness center, with indoor pool, gymnasium and racquetball facilities. A thirty-acre outdoor campus offers a wide array of recreational services. Programs for seniors include a kosher lunch program, trips, educational programs and much more. The Center is home to Jewish holiday celebrations and cultural arts programming. The Siegel JCC is a beneficiary agency of the Jewish Federation of Delaware.

Betty and Milton Katz Jewish Community Center

The purpose of the Betty and Milton Katz JCC is to preserve and enrich Jewish culture, heritage, and values and to promote the physical well-being of the Jewish Community. The JCC accomplishes this by providing social, cultural, educational, recreational and health-related programs for all age groups. The Jewish Community Center provides a common meeting place for all Jewish individuals and groups, regardless of affiliation. The JCC strives to strengthen Jewish identity, Jewish family life, and the connection between the Jewish community and Israel. The JCC endeavors to strengthen Jewish continuity and encourage synagogue affiliations and support of the Federation\\\'s Annual Campaign. With its commitment to Jewish tradition, the Katz JCC welcomes all to join and participate in its activities.

Boulder JCC

The Boulder JCC is dedicated to creating a place where Jewish community life can flourish. The Boulder JCC is a place that brings people together to study, learn and laugh.

Boulder Jewish Festival

The Festival is a one-day celebration of Jewish culture, featuring live entertainment, fine art and Judaica, ethnic food, community organizations and activities for all ages.

Cafe du Nord

Café Du Nord is a nightclub, restaurant and live music venue located in the landmark Swedish-American building in the Upper Market district of San Francisco. Although the Du Nord is known for the quality of the national music acts it showcases, the club retains the ambiance of a classic lounge. Built in 1907, it has maintained its Victorian interiors, featuring the original faux decorated paneling and wainscoting, and a forty-foot hand carved mahogany bar. Details throughout the club hearken back to its past life as a notorious speakeasy during Prohibition. The rich red walls and dark wood interior create the perfect environment to enjoy classic cocktails and the most eclectic live music in town — seven nights a week

Central Queens Y

The mission of our organization is to sustain and enhance the quality of family and individual life for all members of our community regardless of age, gender, religion, ethnic or cultural background, national origin or disability, within an environment that fosters Jewish values, culture, learning, identity and continuity.

City Winery

City Winery is owned and operated by Michael Dorf, founder of the iconic Knitting Factory, who wanted to create a space in Manhattan where he could combine his shared passions for wine and music.

Columbia Hillel

Columbia/Barnard Hillel is the catalyst for students to explore and consciously define their Jewish identity. Our quest is to help students, regardless of their origin or destination, find their own interpretation of Jewish values, culture, community and religion by empowering them to explore, learn, and grow intellectually, spiritually and socially. By encouraging exploration in warm and accepting environments, we invite self-reflection and open dialogue so each student can discover their own path to integrate being Jewish into their life choices and expressions.

Congregation Beth Elohim

Congregation Beth Elohim, founded in 1861, is one of the fastest growing and most vibrant synagogues in New York City. CBE, also known as Garfield Temple, was recently named “one of America’s 25 most vibrant congregations” by Newsweek, which hailed CBE for “quickly adapting to Brooklyn’s exciting, young population.” Open to people from a variety of backgrounds who honor our traditions and values, CBE serves as a hub for members and for the surrounding community as well. It is a place of worship, dedicated to honoring Jewish traditions, and also a place of learning, a place to socialize, to celebrate and to actively engage with the world, a synagogue center energizing and enriching our Jewish community through study, ritual and acts of loving-kindness.

Congregation B\'nai B\'rith

We are the oldest and largest synagogue in Santa Barbara, a congregation rich with memories and tradition, constantly seeking new ways of engaging every one of our members in the ancient and marvelous Jewish way of life. We cherish and honor our elders, with their deep wisdom and varied life experiences, and we are passionately devoted to our children, working unceasingly to provide them with a satisfying and enjoyable Jewish foundation that will last them for their entire lives. We strive always to welcome newcomers and also to remain a familiar and comfortable Jewish home for those who chose long ago to make this their Jewish community. Whoever you are, and wherever you come from, we hope that you will visit us, learn with us, sing with us, break bread with us, roll up your sleeves and work with us to help make this a better world.

Congregation B\'nai Israel

We are a Conservative, Jewish Synagogue in the heart of Orange County, California.

Congregation Etz Chaim

Congregation Etz Chaim is, first and foremost, a makom tefillah, a shul where davening with fervor is complemented by an absolute insistence on proper decorum. Some members wear a kaputa, some a Kipa Seruga; some grew up in German communities, some are followers of Shlomo Carlebach. The common denominator is a goal to make members, friends and guests feel welcome in a joint effort to create a heartfelt and harmonious tefillah.

Congregation Har Sinai

Har Sinai Congregation is a dynamic, caring community that honors our Jewish tradition to continue the covenant while empowering members to explore relationships with God, Torah and the world around us.

Congregation Ruach Israel

Congregation Ruach Israel is a unique synagogue where Jews who embrace Messiah Yeshua seek to live out their faith, centered in Torah and Jewish tradition. The reality of Messiah Yeshua our Etz Chayim in our midst brings new meaning to our traditions and brings depth and vitality to our faith. We welcome interfaith couples who seek to cultivate a Jewish family identity. Our synagogue community promotes a loving, joyous atmosphere, as well as a supportive educational framework that our members draw upon for support and growth as we live our lives. God\'s calling for our community becomes clear: to place high value on meeting the spiritual and material needs of the congregation, the Jewish community, and the world at large.

Congregation Sons of Israel

Congregation Sons of Israel is an egalitarian, Conservative synagogue dedicated to imparting Jewish values and traditions from generation to generation in a welcoming participatory environment. We are a caring community committed to lifelong Jewish learning, the observance of mitzvoth, meaningful prayer and charitable deeds. We promote spiritual, cultural and social connections within our community, to the State of Israel and to Jews worldwide.

Conney Conference on Jewish Arts

This year’s conference honors the contributions of two of the founders of the Center for Jewish Studies: George Mosse and Laurence Weinstein. Laurence Weinstein’s invaluable work in establishing the center helped to create a home for an exploration of Jewish identity in the arts and in all areas of culture and scholarship. George Mosse was a lover and leading scholar of the arts in modern society. He wrote with eloquence and great insight about how artistic movements in the 19th and 20th centuries influenced new political movements, new cultural identities, and re-definitions of justice and belonging. Mosse’s work inspires many contemporary studies of identity in the arts.

Contra Costa JCC

The Contra Costa JCC cultivates Jewish culture and values, builds community, and develops leadership in central and eastern Contra Costa County and the Tri-Valley region of Alameda County. Our excellent educational, cultural, and recreational programs create a vibrant, inviting gathering place where people of all backgrounds and ages feel at home.

Dave and Mary Alper JCC

The Alper JCC is home to many high-quality programs, each recognized for their excellence and commitment to the community. Our superb, NAEYC-accredited Early Childhood Development Center offers families the perfect setting for their children, infants through preschoolers, to grow, learn, and appreciate Jewish heritage. For children and teenagers, the Kids’ Connection After School Program provides a structured yet fun environment; and our summer camp gives campers the opportunity to grow and expand their horizons.

David Posnack JCC

Set on the 40-acre Nina & Louis Silverman Campus in the heart of southwest Broward County, the David Posnack Jewish Community Center offers a wide variety of educational, cultural, social, recreational and performing arts programs, classes and special events for all ages – infants to seniors. The JCC offers preschool and an after-school program, as well as seasonal camps.


Drom aims to stake out a unique spot in the New York concert scene, offering a fresh base of operations for urbane New Yorkers with a global mindset

Eddie's Attic

Eddie's Attic is a popular live music venue for aspiring and accomplished performing songwriters. Located in Decatur, Georgia a small, artist-friendly town within the metro Atlanta area - a cultural blend of Berkeley and Mayberry. A "listening room" with a superior sound system/acoustics, where customers are asked to silence cell phones and actually listen to the songs, has made the Attic's music room a hit with music enthusiasts. Eddie's Attic draws both fans and artists from all over the world, and continues to be one of the premier music venues in the South. On any given night, music lovers can hear talented performing songwriters and bands playing original music in an intimate setting. The Attic welcomes all varieties of original, live music and embraces the diversity that allows independent music to thrive

Edgar M. Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life

Founded in 1996, the Edgar M. Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life engages one of the largest and most creative Jewish student populations in the United States. The Bronfman Center is home to dozens of student groups and hundreds of innovative programs and projects. In the heart of Greenwich Village, the Bronfman Center taps into the energy of New York City to create open and pluralistic communities where students learn, celebrate, and explore their identities and Jewish life. In order to engage the thousands of student at NYU, the Bronfman Center creates multiple entry points to Jewish life and multiple communities. The pillars of our program are the Arts, Social justice, Jewish living and learning, Israel, and the Niche community.

Edith and Carl Marks Jewish Community House of Bensonhurst

It would be safe to say that the Edith and Carl Marks Jewish Community House of Bensonhurst is the busiest place in southwestern Brooklyn. Each week, thousands of people of all ages crowd the corridors of the place on Bay Parkway lovingly known as the "J." That's because there's something for everyone here at the Marks JCH.

Frankie D's

Adults 21+ may enjoy a full range of Beers, Wines, and Alcohol Beverages, along with a delicious NEW Menu for lunch, snacks, and dinner. Be sure to check out the new Grill and Smoke House BBQ Menu - only at Frankie D's.

Gaelen Center for the Arts

Gaelen Center for the Arts features professional performances of the highest caliber in the Maurice Levin Theater, community arts programs, and art classes led by experienced instructors in professional studios. Each season is filled with fascinating and entertaining events for all ages

Gershman Y

We enlighten, we educate, we entertain. We are, we must say, well known for it, a cherished Philadelphia institution. After all, we've been doing it for 85 years. We are The Gershman Y, a dynamic regional center for Jewish arts and culture. We have a history of bringing the avant-garde to Philadelphia, from Andy Warhol to e.e. cummings and Lawrence Ferlinghetti to the Martha Graham Company. Today, The Gershman Y is a cultural beacon, offering fine art and film to classes and theater. We bring people together for almost 150 programs each year.

Gordon Center

This unique facility offers an eclectic variety of professional entertainment in music, theater, dance, family programming, and film. You will experience world-class acoustics in an intimate state-of-the-art venue.

Greenwich JCC

The JCC is a non-profit social service agency whose purpose is to sustain and enrich Jewish identity, to enhance personal, social, cultural and physical development, to develop leadership ability and a commitment to democratic process, to maintain and enrich family life, to enrich the lives of single individuals and single parent families, and to develop participation in and contribution to the welfare of our total community. JCC membership is open to everyone. No one is denied membership because of race, religion or financial limitation. The JCC is a recipient agency of the United Jewish Federation of Greater Stamford, New Canaan and Darien, and United Way of Western Connecticut.

Harvard Hillel

Harvard Hillel is the catalyst for Jewish life at Harvard, serving the cultural, religious, educational, social, and political needs of all segments of the undergraduate and graduate Jewish student communities. We also welcome and encourage Harvard faculty, staff, and the general public to participate in Hillel’s events and activities.

Highline Ballroom

Highline Ballroom is a full-scale restaurant and bar and serve food and drink throughout most of our shows

Iridium Jazz Club

The Iridium Jazz Club has been thrilling International jazz fans since 1994 and is proud to announce an even better Iridium Jazz Club, now located at 1650 Broadway at 51st, in a historic jazz neighborhood. The New Iridium Jazz Club has been designed to be among the best live music experiences available anywhere! Improvements to the club include a new state of the art Meyer Sound System conceived by no less an authority than the legendary guitarist Les Paul, Acoustics, Lighting, Design and a Recording Studio. What hasn't changed is Iridium's stellar roster of jazz artists, including Les Paul who plays every Monday, along with our Wine Spectator award winning wine list and upscale cuisine.

Ithaca College Concerts

The Ithaca College School of Music is housed in the James J. Whalen Center for Music on the College\'s South Hill campus. Founded as a conservatory of music in 1892, we have a long tradition of excellence in music performance. The guest artists we present are second to none, and our affordable ticket prices and multiple discounts make for the \"best buy\" in classical music in the Southern Tier. Our concerts and lectures are presented in excellent facilities, unquestionably the finest for miles around, that enhance the concert experience. Subscribe today and share in that experience.

JCC at Jack and Lee Rosen Southwest Orlando Campus

The JCC of Greater Orlando is the center of Jewish life in Central Florida and home to award-winning preschool, after school, summer camp, fitness, sports, arts and community programs, with locations in Maitland and Dr. Phillips.

JCC at Milken

Our mission is to preserve and celebrate our Jewish heritage while simultaneously creating a new and vibrant kind of Jewish community by serving the physical, social, educational and spiritual needs of its members, the Jewish community and the community at large. The JCC at Milken is a proud agency of the Jewish Federation & the Jewish Federation Valley Alliance.

JCC Metro Detroit

The Arts, Culture & Education Department at the Jewish Community Center celebrates Jewish identity through cultural and educational programs. We have programs available for all ages. Whether you want to attend a concert, lecture, family event, or are looking for mitzvah opportunities, we have something for everyone!

JCC MetroWest

JCC MetroWest has been at the center of our community for 130 years bringing people together while providing educational, social, cultural and fitness programs.==Our two centers, the Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC in West Orange and the Lautenberg Family JCC in Whippany, plus our day-camp, Camp Deeny Riback, serve an area that covers 400 square miles - from New York City to the east in Essex County and extending to the outlying suburbs of Morris County to the west.==Through our classes, theater events, summer camps and community-wide festivals we touch approximately 50,000 people each year.

JCC of Atlanta

Our commitment is to enhance the quality of your life in Atlanta.

JCC of East Bay

The JCC of the East Bay has provided a Jewish gateway and home to a large community since 1978. People of all ages, faiths and backgrounds are invited to join us as we build community, meet new friends, and learn and celebrate together. Our outstanding programming includes a year-round preschool, afterschool, summer and vacation camps, senior meals and activities, and cultural and recreational events.

JCC of Greater Albuquerque

The Ronald Gardenswartz Jewish Community Center of Greater Albuquerque (JCC) is part of your extended family, your home away from home—providing programs and services for all ages and stages in life. Within our walls or around the world, our members gather together to meet, play, learn, celebrate, and be part of the Community. Everyone, regardless of age or religious affiliation, is welcome.

JCC of Greater Washington

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington is one of the largest metropolitan JCCs in the country. Our mission is to promote Jewish continuity and identity, and create community in an atmosphere of warmth and meaning. We inspire and connect people of all ages and backgrounds through educational, cultural and recreational opportunities in a welcoming and inclusive environment.

JCC of Houston

From our crystal clear swimming pools featuring our aquatics park and picnic area to our state-of-the-art tennis center, gymnastics training center, health and fitness center, quality arts and culture programs, two preschools, day camps, social, educational and recreational classes and programs for all ages and so much more.... You'll see why we say... "It's All At The J!"

JCC of Louisville

Jewish Community of Louisville (JCL) serves as the collective body to preserve and enrich Jewish life and values in Louisville, Kentucky, and to identify a connection to the State of Israel, by providing the services and resources that meet the educational, recreational, social and cultural needs of the individual and affected organizations.

JCC of Manhattan

The mission of The Jewish Community Center in Manhattan is to build an inclusive Jewish community that celebrates the strength of diversity. We are a home for individuals and families of all backgrounds to grow and to learn, and to care about and deepen their connections to one another. Rooted in Jewish values, our cultural, social, educational, and recreational programs offer multiple pathways into the richness of community life for members of all ages. Through our partnerships and programs, we seek to fulfill our responsibility to the people of Israel and Jews throughout the world, and to improve the quality of life in our neighborhoods and our city.

JCC of San Francisco

The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco is the oldest Jewish center on the West Coast, providing educational, social, cultural and fitness programs to the community since 1877. Open to all, with the mission of building and preserving Jewish Identity, JCCSF programs and services include: * A state-of-the-art, 42,000 square-foot fitness center * World-class performances and lectures * Art exhibits and a permanent art collection * Jewish education classes and workshops * Literary events * Programs for interfaith couples and families * Three outstanding preschools * After-school enrichment for grades K-6 * Club 18 teen center and special programs for teens * Summer and vacation camps for children of all ages * Youth sports classes and leagues * Free health and wellness programs for adults * Dance, music, ceramics and art classes * Special programs for older adults

JCC of Stamford

The JCC offers quality programs, classes and special events designed to enrich the mind, body and spirit. We serve as a cultural, educational and recreational center for the Jewish community and the community at large. Your JCC is the Sara Walker Nursery School, KinderPlace full-day year-round child care, an amazing new summer program for kids called O-la-mi, the acclaimed Jewish Arts & Film Festival of Fairfield County, a health club, an aquatics center, a senior center, and so much more. Find Your Center with us!

JCC of Staten Island

The JCC of Staten Island is dedicated to encouraging harmony throughout the community by providing facilities and programs that are open to all regardless of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation. Everyone is welcome at the JCC.

JCC of Washington District of Columbia

The Washington DCJCC is the Jewish community's address in our Nation's Capital, providing uniquely urban educational, social, cultural and fitness programs to the DC community inside and outside the beltway. Open to all, with the mission of building and preserving Jewish identity, we promote community values through the following Washington DCJCC programs and services:

JCC of Western Connecticut

JCC of Western Connecticut is focused on Jewish life and activities in our community. Our concerns are religious, social, educational, and cultural as well as the wellness of all our constituents ranging from pre-schoolers through senior adults.

JCC-Y of Rockland

The JCC Rockland is dedicated to the enrichment and continuity of Jewish life and to the preservation and celebration of our rich heritage. The center shall strengthen individual awareness and connection to the Jewish community, the state of Israel, and the community at large through recreational, physical, educational, social, and cultural programs

Jewish Center of Teaneck

The Jewish Center of Teaneck is committed to serving the spiritual, humanitarian, educational, and social needs of our Jewish community -- young and old, men and women, from all walks of life. The Center strives to provide uplifting religious services, a place to observe and celebrate life-cycle events, programs for lifelong Jewish learning, and social and cultural events to attract all groups of our Jewish community. The Jewish Center of Teaneck also fosters commitment and connection to Israel and the Jewish community worldwide.

Jewish Community Alliance

The Jewish Community Alliance responds to your needs with an unparalleled array of physical, recreational, educational, social and cultural opportunities in one convenient location. Our state-of-the-art facility, responsive professional staff and uncompromising level of service places our members above all other priorities. And best of all, we are an unbeatable value. The JCA is a community gathering place. Individuals and families come together as a Neighborhood of People, connecting with one another and sharing experiences. We believe that our philosophy of bringing people together and offering more choices for mind and body fitness, makes your choice of the JCA a sound decision. We look forward to serving you! The Jewish Community Alliance is conveniently located at 8505 San Jose Boulevard (one traffic light north of Baymeadows Road) in Jacksonville, Florida. Major communities such as Beauclerc, Mandarin, San Marco, Baymeadows and the Southside, as well as the communities of St. Johns, Clay and Nassau counties, are all within a short driving distance. Our modern building houses over 85,000 square feet of air conditioned space. Included indoors are a full-court basketball gymnasium, indoor track, aerobics studio, heated swimming pool, health and fitness center, racquetball courts, sauna, steam room, whirlpool, day care center, pottery studio, meeting rooms, library and auditorium. Adjoining the building is an Olympic pool, six Hartru clay tennis courts and a volley ball area.

Jewish Community Center of Rockland County

The JCC Rockland is dedicated to the enrichment and continuity of Jewish life and to the preservation and celebration of our rich heritage. The center shall strengthen individual awareness and connection to the Jewish community, the state of Israel, and the community at large through recreational, physical, educational, social, and cultural programs

Jewish Community Center of the East Bay

The JCC of the East Bay has provided a Jewish gateway and home to a large community since 1978. People of all ages, faiths and backgrounds are invited to join us as we build community, meet new friends, and learn and celebrate together. Our outstanding programming includes a year-round preschool, afterschool, summer and vacation camps, senior meals and activities, and cultural and recreational events.

Jewish Culture Connect

Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara

The mission of the Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara is to create and advance a cohesive Santa Barbara Jewish community by promoting identification and connectedness to the Jewish community, generating mutual respect amongst Jews of different practices, promoting cooperative relationships among the Jewish organizations and promoting positive relationships between the Jewish community and the community at large. The JFGSB strives, in all of its endeavors, to preserve and foster Judaism and hold fast to its values, particularly tzedaka (charity and justice) kol Y'israel areyvim zeh lazeh (all Israel must care for one another) and tikkun olam (healing the world). The JFGSB raises and distributes funds to support the needs of the local and international Jewish community and is devoted to fulfilling multitude of local needs while providing rescue and relief for Jews in Israel and around the world.

Jewish Federation of Lee and Charlotte Counties

Federation represents your need to grow the community and its traditions for your children and your children’s children. It’s your determination to provide both immediate comfort and long-term solutions … to help heal the world, to bring dignity and opportunities where none existed before. You are the Jewish Federation. And your generosity does a world of good. Please make your gift to the Jewish Federation annual campaign and make a bequest in your will for future generations.

Jewish Music Festival

The mission of the Jewish Music Festival is to present music that celebrates the Jewish experience and explores what it means to be Jewish in a multicultural world. The Festival produces creative and entertaining programs, challenges stereotypes, and fosters engagement with the broader community.

Kaplen JCC on the Palisades

The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades serves the entire Jewish community as an organization for Jewish activity and identification,which respects diversity among Jews and welcomes people at every age and stage of life.

Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center

The mission of the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS is to provide social, cultural, educational, and recreational programs to individuals and families of all ages, religions, races, financial abilities, and physical and mental abilities. Likewise, the JCC provides equal opportunity employment to individuals of all religions and backgrounds. The JCC welcomes San Diego's diverse Jewish community and the community at large.

Levite JCC

We are a family-oriented recreational and educational facility that is open to the entire community, and we are a United Way agency. You can participate in a wide array of programs and activities in the areas of: Sports & Fitness, Early Childhood, Camp, Adults & Seniors, Jewish Education, Teens, Youth Sports & Fitness, Youth & Family, Aquatics, and Tennis. All of this is packaged in a beautiful facility on 70 wooded acres conveniently located on Montclair Road in the Mountain Brook/Crestline area. We boast a state-of-the-art fitness center with group fitness classes that include Body Pump, Body Step, Body Flow and RPM, a nationally accredited early childhood program, a 5 mile biking and hiking trail, a camp program designed to meet all your summer needs and expectations, a large U-shaped outdoor pool with large baby pool, and much, much more!

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

Lincoln Center is the world’s leading performing arts center. Located on 16.3 acres in New York City, the Lincoln Center complex comprises 12 Resident Organizations, and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. is one of those 12.

Maccabi ArtsFest JCC

JCC Association is the managing partner for JCC Maccabi ArtsFest and works closely with host communities to develop a special program unique to each community.

Mandell Jewish Community Center

Marcus JCC of Atlanta

WELCOME to the lively central neighborhood, The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta! Our commitment to YOU is to enhance the quality of your life here in Atlanta.

Memphis JCC

The Memphis Jewish Community Center is the heart of the Jewish community. The mission of the Memphis Jewish Community Center is to insure Jewish continuity; to support Jewish unity; to enrich Jewish life, and to participate in and promote the well-being of the Jewish and general community and the people of Israel.

Merage JCC of Orange County

We invite you to connect with community and friends at the Merage JCC. Our extraordinary facility, with its breathtaking views, includes a health and fitness complex, preschool and toddler care, teen center, gymnasium with two full-sized basketball courts, swimming pool, senior center, adult education rooms, a professional-style theater and auditorium with banquet facilities, kosher café and Holocaust memorial garden. Our programs and services celebrate family, foster health and well-being, embrace tradition, create friendships, and expand cultural horizons all in a safe, positive, friendly and inviting environment.

Miami Beach JCC

MBJCC is the Jewish gateway and community where all are welcome. Our programs consist of general recreational, social and fraternal organization serving the Jewish community of Miami Beach to promote and develop meaningful bonds. Our commitment to you is to serve and enrich Jewish life, to foster and promote the well-being of the Jewish and general community.

Michael-Ann Russell JCC

The Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center/Sanford L. Ziff Campus is dedicated to the enrichment of Jewish life and fosters the spiritual, emotional, and physical development of its individual members through all of life’s stages and circumstances. The MAR-JCC represents a model of acceptance, understanding, and diversity. As such, people look at the MAR-JCC as a center of excellence that epitomizes how shared Jewish values support a vibrant and evolving constituency. The MAR-JCC is a beneficiary agency of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and the United Way of Miami-Dade County, and a member of the Jewish Community Center Association of North America.

Montreal Jewish Festival

The festival is the latest addition to Montreal\'s already vibrant summer calendar and brings the best in traditional and contemporary Jewish music to the streets of Montreal. The events are primarily located in venues throughout the downtown core, and especially around St. Laurent Blvd. (Aka The Main), the street where for over one hundred years the Montreal Jewish community thrived and where Montreal’s multicultural face shines. Come and discover top local, national and international artists performing a wide variety of Jewish music ranging from hip hop and rock to traditional klezmer and Sephardic music.

National Jazz Museum in Harlem

Outside of its native New Orleans, no community has nurtured jazz more than Harlem. Duke Ellington, Benny Carter, Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, Charles Mingus, Count Basie, John Coltrane, Billie Holiday - all of their unique sounds reverberated throughout these fabled streets. Their legacy continues as the jazz musicians of today have also found a home in this community for their own contemporary sounds. The National Jazz Museum in Harlem is dedicated to fostering this spirit -the music as a living, breathing entity that looks as far into the future as it does into the past. The Museum is hosting a series of educational and community events – all of which can be found on this website.

National Yiddish Book Center

The Yiddish Book Center works to rescue Yiddish and other modern Jewish books and open up their content to the world.

New Center for Arts and Culture

The New Center for Arts and Culture presents performances, art and ideas that explore universal themes through a Jewish lens. Our programs reflect the spirit of contemporary Jewish culture, while speaking both to Jewish audiences and to the broader community. We invite everyone to come and experience the insight, passion, humanity and humor that lie at the heart of our programs.

Osher Marin JCC

The Osher Marin JCC is a place where people can enhance their lives through various activities that reflect the unique values of Jewish history and culture. We invite the entire community to take advantage of our award-winning pools and state-of-the-art fitness center, family-friendly environment, stimulating educational and cultural programs, award-winning early child education center, summer day camps, and so much more.

Osher Marin Jewish Community Center

Nestled into the rolling green hills of central Marin County, just north of San Francisco, the Osher Marin JCC\'s beautiful 11-acre campus encompasses a thriving and diverse world of culture, education and physical well-being. Every member of your family will find a comfortable niche among our modern, carefully maintained facilities, which include an award-winning fitness club, a library, a 300-seat theater, early childhood center, youth and adult areas, a gallery, and much more.

Oshman Family JCC

Wellness has become the catchphrase for describing a life that is truly lived. Wellness is not just about health or fitness or diet. It's about learning new things and making new connections. It's about deepening friendships and strong families. It's about celebrating our lives in a community that is supportive and welcoming. At the Oshman Family JCC, you will find countless opportunities to Live Fully™ whether by starting a new fitness routine, learning a new skill or discovering shared interests. From active pursuits to private passions, we offer a world of activities and ideas to help you live richer, more engaged and rewarding lives. Join us. Live life to the fullest.

Overture Center for the Arts

Overture Center for the Arts is a stunning architectural landmark in the heart of Madison’s thriving cultural arts district. In addition to housing ten resident organizations and presenting more than 200 performances, art exhibitions, and educational and community events each year, Overture offers a variety of venues for performances, corporate meetings, conventions, trade shows, weddings, banquets, and receptions.

Peninsula JCC

The mission of the PJCC is to build a caring and connected community, develop leadership and strengthen Jewish identity and values in a center with an environment that is welcoming to all people at every stage of life.

Pop Montreal Festival

POP Montreal is a grass roots festival created and supported by people who love music and live performance. Founded in 2002 by Daniel Seligman, Noelle Sorbara, and Peter Rowan (who has since moved on down the 401), it has expanded in scope and vision every year, and will celebrate it's 9th anniversary from September 29th to October 3rd this fall

Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center

Roth Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando

The JCC of Greater Orlando builds community, strengthens family life, and promotes Jewish values.

Sabes Foundation Minneapolis Jewish Film Festival

The Minneapolis Jewish Film Festival presents the best feature films, documentaries and shorts from around the world on themes of Jewish culture and identity. It is dedicated to using film for its contemporary, popular value to reflect the diversity of the Jewish experience. The Festival is an opportunity to heighten awareness of this diversity around the world to audiences of all backgrounds. Through its eclectic programming of films in different languages, the Festival strives to break down stereotypes and racial barriers. MJFF hosts filmmakers from all over the globe, and presents panels, workshops, and a variety of free programs as part of the Festival’s annual programming.

Sabes JCC

The Sabes JCC is a multifaceted organization servicing the entire community. We provide programs and services in many areas including our early childhood center, health & fitness, recreation, Jewish arts & humanities, senior services, afterschool programs, day camp, special events and so much more. Come experience the Sabes JCC

San Diego Center for Jewish Culture

The San Diego Center for Jewish Culture (CJC) is housed at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS. The CJC provides a wide array of multi-disciplined offerings, and is the largest local institution solely dedicated to exploring the Jewish experience through the arts. Our mission is to expand and enrich cultural life in San Diego by presenting the finest in Jewish artistic expressions, encouraging the preservation of Jewish culture and heritage and nurturing new creativity in the arts.

San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

Founded in 1980, the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival is the first and largest of its kind in the world. Today, we are more than a festival: we are the leading advocate for independent Jewish cinema.

Shepardic Community Center

The Sephardic Community Center is a not-for-profit social service agency that provides social, cultural, recreational and informal educational programs and activities in order to perpetuate Sephardic heritage, culture and tradition.

Shorefront YM-YWHA of Brighton-Manhattan Beach, Inc.

The Shorefront Y builds community, strengthens families and empowers individuals to achieve their potentials and enhance the quality of their lives. Our programs and services reflect the richness of the Shorefront Y's Jewish Community Center and Settlement House traditions. Deeply rooted in Jewish traditions and values and committed to fostering Jewish continuity and civic engagement, we reach out to and serve people of all backgrounds and abilities throughout their life spans.

Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center

Sid Jacobson JCC and Bernice Jacobson Day School and Camp, our satellite campus in Brookville, are the best places to ENRICH yourself, EXPLORE Jewish culture and CONNECT with the community. We provide a comprehensive program based on Jewish values, traditions, heritage and culture, which enriches the lives of all individuals and families in our community. We are a proud beneficiary of UJA-Federation of New York.

Silverlake Independent JCC

The SIJCC is a community where families come together to learn and where Jewish culture, spirituality and wisdom are celebrated. We provide a gathering space that welcomes Jews, mixed-faith families and those interested in Jewish culture. Ever mindful of the diverse voices of our community, we offer thoughtful, innovative and enriching programs. The central focus of all SIJCC programming, including the preschool, is driven by Jewish values, culture and heritage. The principles of community, “attitude of gratitude” and tikkun olam (heal the world) are reflected in our curriculum, programming and operational policies. By encouraging our families to live a life of generosity we hope to reach beyond the walls of the SIJCC, sharing our enthusiasm and kindness with the world. We believe that an atmosphere where children and adults are inspired to question, explore and share knowledge is one in which creativity and learning will flourish.

Sixth and I Historic Synagogue

We are a congregation without borders where the lines of devotion blur to create a spiritual fusion of fresh rituals. We are a mecca for arts, entertainment, and discussion, where people plug in to what’s happening at the forefront of the cultural scene. We are an ongoing experiment in creating a uniquely Jewish experience, where identity and community intersect on your terms.

St. Louis Jewish Book Festival

Held annually during November in celebration of Jewish Book Month, the St. Louis Jewish Book Festival has the largest attendance of festivals in the country. It is the only event of its kind in St. Louis and is open to the entire community, attracting more than 23,000 people over a 12-day period.

St. Paul JCC

The St. Paul JCC has been a part of the St. Paul community since 1930 and in its present location since 1964. We are a place where individuals, families and communities come together for Jewish culture, child care, fitness, recreation and socialization in a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment. Throughout the building you will find a committed staff working together to provide our members and guests with quality experiences, excellent service and a sense of belonging.

SXSW (South by Southwest)


Sycamore Flower Shop + Bar is located in the heart of Ditmas Park. The bar, open 7 days a week, has a full bar, though we tend to focus in the things we like, domestic and international craft beers and American whiskeys (we have one of the largest collections in Brooklyn and Manhattan). The boutique flower shop, open 5 days a week, offers a variety of unique flowers by the stem. Our ivy-surrounded garden is open year -round and is worth the visit on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon. Feel free to bring in your own food, order from one of the numerous acclaimed neighborhood restaurants, or use our grill to create your own delicious BBQ. We have a broad array of events offered, from live music shows to whiskey and beer tastings

Symphony Space

Symphony Space fosters artistically and culturally diverse performing arts, literary, and film programs that bring artists and audiences together in an atmosphere of exploration and intimacy

Syracuse Jewish Festival

Eleven years ago Sid Lipton and Mimi Weiner had the idea that Central New York needed a Jewish Festival. There was an Irish Fest, a Greek Fest, and Italian Fest; there were the Jazz and Blues music festivals, and even a Food Festival down in Clinton Square. Sid and Mimi wanted a Jewish Festival that had all these elements: great music, delicious ethnic foods, and lots of Jewish spirit.

Temple Anshe Emeth

Temple Emeth is a welcoming and caring Reform Jewish congregation serving Bergen County, New Jersey, including Teaneck, Tenafly, Bergenfield, Hackensack, Fort Lee, Bogota, Paramus, and Tenafly.

Temple Beth El

Our "House of God" has served the Rochester Jewish community for over eighty years. Since its founding in 1915, the Synagogue is committed to serving our congregation's religious, social, and cultural needs. In 1998 the Synagogue Board adopted a Mission Statement: a statement of our goals. We seek, as a community, to better serve our members and the larger Jewish community. Temple Beth El invites visitors and guests to join us in our daily and Shabbat services. We invite your membership. Our synagogue staff will be glad to answer any questions not covered by this web page. Please refer to the contact information.

Temple Emanu-El of Closter

For more than 80 years, we've sustained an atmosphere of warmth and spirituality that brings families back from generation to generation. Like our Temple, we hope that you find this site inviting and resourceful. However, nothing can substitute for the warmth and magic of physically being part of our community. Whether studying in an adult education class, praying in one of our Shabbat services, attending a youth program or participating in a social program at the Temple, the spirit of Temple Emanu-El will make you feel closer to home and closer to God. We hope that this site brings you closer too.

Temple Emanuel

Temple Emanuel is a warm and inviting community of diverse members who come together to celebrate, worship, study, serve, socialize, and play. Since 1857 our congregation has been the center of Reform Jewish Life in West Michigan. We are active in both Jewish and secular causes. Our close knit congregation of 270 members, proudly serves nearly fifty families every month from our Food Bank. We are active in the greater Grand Rapids community supporting family programs at the YWCA, the Veterans Hospital, adult literacy, and many West Michigan Social Service Agencies.

Temple Isaiah

Temple Isaiah is more than a synagogue – it’s a Jewish Neighborhood! Here you will find learning and purpose, friendship and celebration. As the oldest and largest synagogue in Contra Costa County, our roots lie deep in a uniquely Californian, vibrant approach to Jewish tradition and innovation. We embrace all who come through our doors with warmth and caring, with an openness to diversity and a commitment to the dignity of each person in our midst. We use our hearts, minds and hands to fulfill in modern times the ancient prophetic call to social justice. Temple Isaiah is a Jewish Neighborhood of spirituality and study, a place filled with God’s spirit and human kindness. Temple Isaiah’s mission is to embody, enhance and perpetuate our Jewish tradition by providing a welcoming spiritual home where the membership gathers to worship God, study Torah, engage in acts of Tikun Olam, participate in Jewish rituals and life cycle events, and experience the joy of being a part of a caring community.

Temple Ner Tamid

Our diverse congregation embraces the values of lifelong learning; inclusive, participatory and inspiring services; and repairing the world. As we learn and teach, live and pray together, we embrace each other and our Judaism with joy. Temple Ner Tamid was founded in 1980 as the result of the merger of Temple B'nai Zion, a conservative synagogue, and Temple Menorah, a reform congregation. Today Temple Ner Tamid ("Eternal Light" in Hebrew) is affiliated with the Reform movement, and its culture reflects a unique blending of liberal values and traditional expression.

Temple of Aaron

Temple of Aaron, a congregation of Conservative Judaism, is and will be devoted to the service of God (Avodah), the study of Torah and commitment to the Jewish people. We will energetically enrich and serve the diverse spiritual, emotional and social needs of our members through both traditional and innovative approaches to our Jewish heritage.

Temple Shalom

In the summer of 1960, ten very committed and determined Jewish families founded Temple Shalom (Roxbury Reform Temple). Within three years, the congregation had formed a Sisterhood, a Brotherhood, and a Youth Group, while holding services at borrowed facilities. In 1965, construction began on our four-and-a-half acre site on South Hillside Avenue. To keep pace with its growing membership, the original structure was expanded in 1976 and again in 1988-89. The building now houses a spacious sanctuary, a large and attractive social hall and kiddush room, a kitchen, a library, administrative offices, a youth lounge, twenty classrooms, and a large meeting room. From ten original families, our membership has grown to five hundred families.

The Bell House

In the Fall of 2008, a 1920's warehouse was converted into The Bell House. Called "a welcome oasis" by TimeOut, The Bell House is a magnificent two-room music and events venue located in the Gowanus section of Brooklyn. The Main Room boasts 25-foot wooden arched ceilings, a 450-square foot stage, and unobstructed views from any part of the room. The Front(ier) Room comfortably holds 150 people and serves a wide variety of local and independent drafts, top-shelf bourbons and an assortment of signature cocktails. It is also home to local and homegrown favorites and nationally-known djs. The Front(ier) Room is open 7 nights a week, from 5pm to 4am

The Blue Monk

Although The Blue Monk could be just a jazz club, it is much more. If you are looking for a late night dinner, this is the place. An impressive wine list and a full bar with specialty cocktails round out your drink choices. While enjoying drinks or dinner be sure to check out the art on the walls upstairs featuring local artists. Great jazz, unique beers and a east coast menu make this a fun place to hang-but the best part is the customers it attracts.

The Dairy Arts Center

The Dairy is committed to excellence and growth of the arts in the Boulder area as an umbrella for resident organizations of distinction, a venue for professional and emerging talent, and as an arts presenter. The Dairy seeks to promote public understanding of the role the arts play in building a quality community, working as a partner and collaborator with artists, arts alliances, and supporters of the arts. The Dairy encourages dialogue and creative exchange among people of all ages and cultural backgrounds.

The Gershman Y

The Gershman Y is a Community Center for Arts and Culture showcasing Jewish culture and identity and welcoming people of all ages and cultures to enjoy and learn with us. We have a history of bringing the avant-garde to Philadelphia, from Andy Warhol to e.e. cummings and Lawrence Ferlinghetti to the Martha Graham Company. Today, The Gershman Y is a cultural beacon, offering fine art and film to classes and theater. We bring people together for almost 150 programs each year.

The Highland Ballroom Inc

The Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge is a unique staple of Atlanta's nightlife and music scene. Built in 1927 the Ballroom Lounge is nestled directly below The Highland Inn. Most of the original splendor of the space is semi-well preserved, while keeping current with musical trends. During the week the Ballroom offers a intimate candle lit lounge and as always, our huge outside courtyard doors are open for all the smokers. We offer a plethora of adult beverages at reasonable prices from behind our classic wooden bar - 6 days a week

The Jewish Community Centers of the Greater Palm Beaches

The mission of the Jewish Community Center of the Greater Palm Beaches is to create a strong Jewish community by providing high quality programs close to where people live that connect people to Jewish life.

The Jewish Museum

The Jewish Museum is dedicated to the enjoyment, understanding, and preservation of the artistic and cultural heritage of the Jewish people through its unparalleled collections, distinguished exhibitions, and related education programs. Using art and artifacts that embody the diversity of the Jewish experience from ancient to present times, throughout the world, the Museum strives to be a source of inspiration and shared human values for people of all religious and cultural backgrounds while serving as a special touchstone of identity for Jewish people. As a vital cultural resource for New York residents and visitors of all ages, the Museum also reaches out to national and international communities as it interprets and preserves art and Jewish culture for current and future generations. Approved by the Museum’s Board of Trustees on November 15, 2000.

The Kings Bay YM-YWHA

The Kings Bay YM-YWHA is a non-sectarian multi-service Jewish community center that serves Sheepshead Bay, Homecrest, Midwood, Bergen Beach and Mill Basin neighborhoods of Brooklyn, New York. As the largest not-for-profit organization in the area, the Kings Bay Y enjoys a reputation of having offered social, cultural, educational and recreational services to people of all ages since 1952.

The Museum of Jewish Heritage

Located on the waterfront of NY Harbor in Battery Park City, the Museum's Robert M. Morgenthau Wing offers spectacular views of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. This newly constructed venue offers a variety of locations that can accommodate 10 to 400 guests for your next event. Our unique spaces are perfect for galas, receptions, conferences, lifecycle events and more. Spaces include a 5,000 s.f. event space, a 375-seat-theater, an outdoor terrace with adjacent indoor space, and classrooms with multi-media facilities. Private viewings of the Museum's core or special exhibition can be arranged for you and your guests. Our professional events staff will assist you every step of the way to ensure a memorable and meaningful experience for your event.

The New Jewish Theater

The New Jewish Theatre, St. Louis’ Premier Small Professional Theatre, is a culturally specific theatre dedicated to the exploration of universal themes and issues and the examination of the full range of the human experience filtered through the lens of the Jewish experience. Through the medium of theatre, we build bridges of multi-cultural understanding, tolerance, communication and education.

The Riverdale YM-YWHA

The mission of the Riverdale YM-YWHA is to be the hub that brings together members of the Jewish and wider community. At the Y, individuals and families of all backgrounds and abilities gather to grow, to learn, and to deepen their understanding of themselves and their connections to one another. Rooted in Jewish values, our cultural, social, educational, health and wellness programs offer members of all ages multiple pathways into the richness of our local community life. Through our programs and partnerships, we strive to improve the quality of life in the Riverdale community and celebrate its uniqueness and its diversity.

The Shalom Institute

Nestled in a beautiful wooded canyon in the Malibu Mountains, the Shalom Institute provides campers of all ages positive Jewish experiences, a greater appreciation for the environment, and, of course, fun. From children to seniors, from singles to single parents, from JCCs to synagogues, from families to chavurot, the Shalom Institute offers exciting programs throughout the year for all walks of life. Only 5 miles from the Pacific Ocean and only 45 minutes from Los Angeles, the Shalom Institute offers expanding facilities that include an Olympic-size swimming pool, two outdoor amphitheaters, a conference center, beautiful new adult housing, retreat house, an archery field, a sports field, miles of hiking trails, two waterfalls, a nature center, dining hall, arts and crafts, and much more. One of the highlights of the Shalom Institute is our challenging ropes course that includes both upper and lower elements, two zip-lines, a climbing wall, rock climbing and rappelling center, and more. We invite you to join us at the Shalom Institute to enjoy the beauty of nature, the feeling of community, the comfort of friends, the joy of learning, and the experience of a lifetime!

The Sixth Street Community Synagogue

The Sixth Street Community Synagogue is a modern orthodox shul housed in a historic building in Lower Manhattan. Our congregation is as diverse as our East Village neighborhood, with Jews from a wide variety of backgrounds. We wholeheartedly welcome anyone interested in discovering a warm community, spiritual meaning, and a truly vibrant Jewish life. We hold services 365 days a year, and offer weekly classes, a regular schedule of musical concerts and cultural events, and special holiday celebrations. We hope you'll explore our community and consider it your own.

The Skirball Center for Adult Jewish Learning at Temple Emanu-El

New York University's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts is the premier venue for the presentation of cultural and performing arts events for NYU and lower Manhattan. Since opening in 2003, the 860-seat Skirball Center has been an educational and community building resource, providing NYU's first large-scale, professional performance space on campus. Through university events, presentations, and partnerships, the Skirball Center offers a unique multi-arts performance program in its intimate proscenium theater located on the south of Washington Square in the heart of Greenwich Village.

The Tri-County JCC of Bergen, Essex, and Passaic County

The Y-JCC is dedicated to enhancing Jewish life, perpetuating Jewish values and instilling pride in the understanding of Jewish heritage. The Y-JCC endeavors to unify the Jewish community and to provide for the needs of the individual through informal, educational, leisure-time, recreational, physical, cultural, civic and other related activities. Paramount to our methodology is the capacity of the individual for growth in his/her quest for a meaningful Jewish life. The Y-JCC promotes good citizenship and encourages its members to participate in the life of the total community. The Y-JCC is designed to meet the needs of the total Jewish community and to preserve and enhance the heritage and values of Judaism, its culture, traditions, ethics and philosophy. Membership in the Y-JCC and participation in Y-JCC activities is open to all regardless of race, religion or national origin.

Theater J

Theater J produces thought-provoking, publicly engaged, personal, passionate and entertaining plays and musicals that celebrate the distinctive urban voice and social vision that are part of the Jewish cultural legacy. Acclaimed as one of the nation’s premiere playwrights’ theaters, Theater J presents cutting edge contemporary work alongside spirited revivals and is a nurturing home for the development and production of new work by major writers and emerging artists exploring many of the pressing moral and political issues of our time. Dedicated above all to a pursuit of artistic excellence, Theater J takes its dialogues beyond the stage, offering an array of innovative public discussion forums and outreach programs which explore the theatrical, psychological and social elements of our art. We frequently partner with those of other faiths and communities, stressing the importance of interchange among a great variety of people wishing to take part in frank, humane conversations about conflict and culture.

Toronto Jewish Film Festival

One of the worlds great Jewish films festivals - and there are more than 100 established around the globe - the Toronto Jewish Film Festival (TJFF) draws thousands of fans annually. The Festival screens at three theaters the Bloor Cinema (506 Bloor St. W. at Bathurst St.), the Al Green Theatre at the Miles Nadal JCC (750 Spadina Ave. at Bloor St. W.) and the Cineplex Odeon Sheppard Grande Cinemas (4861 Yonge St. at Sheppard Ave.). All films at TJFF are family-friendly, unless otherwise noted in our Programme Book and on our Web site.

Touro Synagogue

Touro Synagogue took on a special significance in 1790 when President George Washington, in his letter "To the Hebrew Congregation in Newport," declared that the new nation would give to bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance." These few words affirmed the founding fathers' commitment to the principals of religious freedom as a cornerstone of democracy in America. The synagogue, which continues to serve an active Jewish congregation, greets approximately 30,000 visitors a year who come to see its magnificent interior and hear the remarkable story of its founding.

Traveling Jewish Theatre

The Traveling Jewish Theatre\'s stated mission is to reach people from all cultural backgrounds by creating and presenting theatre that shares the Jewish vision of \"tikkun olam\", repair or healing of the world. To that end, the theater works with artists of diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds, and explores a variety of themes through its content. The Traveling Jewish Theatre was founded in 1978, has performed in more than 60 countries and provides professional training programs taught by members of the ensemble.

Tucson JCC

We strive to be an outstanding (perhaps the pre-eminent) Jewish Community center in America as evidenced by: * A steady increase in Jewish Connections * A hamish (comfortable, “at home”) atmosphere with respect and a sense of belonging * Sound financial results * Strong programs demonstrated by quality, quantity, and fit with our mission * A state-of-the-art, clean, safe, functional, well-maintained facility * Present and developing leadership comprised of energized staff, volunteers, and members committed to mission, vision, and high levels of mutual satisfaction * A place of esteem and respect as viewed by the broader community, including a commitment to expose and share the richness and tradition of Jewish culture with members of the non-Jewish Community.

UCLA Hillel

Hillel at UCLA is an organization that is dedicated to empowering students to develop strong Jewish identities through creative self-expression. Our community is built on a foundation of pluralism and celebrated diversity. Our programs strive to provide Jewish learning, social connections, Shabbat and holiday celebrations, art and culture, and most importantly a place where students can help change the world through Tikun Olam.

University of Michigan

A world-class research university. An exceptional health system. Great schools and museums, beautiful natural areas, and a robust arts community.

Valley of the Sun JCC

Located on the 32-acre Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus in North Scottsdale, the aesthetics and architecture of the building are unparalleled. We strive to provide an exceptional member experience in a friendly, well-maintained, state-of-the art facility. The campus also features seven multi-use classrooms, a dedicated game room/teen lounge, arts and crafts room and state-of-the-art Early Childhood Center for infants through Pre-K, as well as an outdoor sports court/playground and amphitheater.

Vancouver Jewish Film Festival

The Vancouver Jewish Film Festival is the longest running Jewish film festival in Canada. We have an established track record of being one of the best festivals of its type in North America.

Washington Jewish Film Festival

The Washington Jewish Film Festival is truly an exhibition of international cinema that celebrates the wonderful diversity of Jewish history, culture and experience through the moving image.

Washington Jewish Music Festival

Westside JCC

Welcome to Westside Jewish Community Center. For more than 50 years WJCC has been a center of activity for every facet of the Jewish community and beyond. It is here that people of all ages, backgrounds, ethnicities and religions come to be entertained, get healthy, socialize, exchange ideas, learn, laugh and live. And the best is yet to come. This website is intended to be a valuable resource where you can explore the many activities, programs and events currently taking place at WJCC. Be sure to check back often as new activities are scheduled all the time. You will also be able to take a glimpse into the future and learn about the very exciting re-building campaign that is well underway. We invite your participation and support and please, let us hear from you with your suggestions and comments. Remember, its your Westside Jewish Community Center.

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

Founded in 1925 in Vilna, Poland (Wilno, Poland, now Vilnius, Lithuania), as the Yiddish Scientific Institute, the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research is dedicated to the history and culture of Ashkenazi Jewry and to its influence in the Americas. Headquartered in New York City since 1940, today YIVO is the world's preeminent resource center for East European Jewish Studies; Yiddish language, literature and folklore; and the American Jewish immigrant experience. The YIVO Library holds over 385,000 volumes in 12 major languages, and the Archives contains more than 24,000,000 pieces, including manuscripts, documents, photographs, sound recordings, art works, films, posters, sheet music, and other artifacts. YIVO also offers a series of cultural events and films, adult education and Yiddish language classes (including the pioneering Uriel Weinreich Program in Yiddish Language, Literature and Culture six-week intensive summer program begun in 1968), various scholarly publications, research opportunities and fellowships.

YM & YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood

The Y strives to broaden its impact, while embracing diversity, in the Washington Heights and Inwood community through creative and experiential performing arts programming. The Y seeks to promote social and emotional growth in participants through artistic expression and skill development.

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