FACILITY UPDATE: The basketball gyms will be closing at 2pm on Saturday, September 21 to prepare for the Bump2Baby Expo. The gym will reopen on Monday, September 23 at 5am. Thank you for your understanding.

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Introducing Jackie Robinson - New Member of ACHaD Team

by Jackie Robinson, Katz JCC ACHaD Program Support Specialist Disability is natural. We must stop believing that disabilities keep a person from doing something. Because that’s not true… having a disability doesn’t stop me from doing anything.” – Benjamin Snow, Grade 8, in his essay, Attitudes About People with Disabilities…

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What’s Cooking? The Betty Mulberg Memorial Culinary Arts Program at the Katz JCC

by Sharon Siegel, Katz JCC Adult Life Long Learning Program Director If you think you can’t cook while laughing hysterically…think again and take a ookingc class through our brand new Betty Mulberg Memorial Culinary Arts Program at the Katz JCC. A sure fire memorable, educational and delicious night out! This…

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Every Day Should Be Grandparents Day

Submitted by the Katz JCC Adult/Cultural and Judaic Department Every day at the JCC we honor all the grandmas and grandpas that participate in our programming, from swimming to attending classes.  We have a menu of activities that enables hundreds of grandparents to live a healthy and fulfilling life.  Similar…

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Running for a Purpose: Team Run for Cancer Connection

by Liz Curran, Katz JCC Wellness Lifestyle Coach and JCC Member Julie Calem Did you know the Katz JCC has a fitness and wellness program specifically designed for cancer patients and those in recovery called Cancer Connection? This program provides one-on-one and small group yoga and personalized training specifically catered…

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Helping to Ease Back to School Anxiety

by Liz Curran, Katz JCC Lifestyle & Wellness Coach As August ends, thoughts of the school year come creeping back into my mind. Schedules, routines, homework, activities, the list goes on. Long gone will be the relaxed and flexible days of summer, dinners by the pool and days at the…

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Healthy Back to School Snacks

by Stephanie Jacovini, NDTR, Katz JCC Certified Nutritionist It’s back to school time! That means school lunches and after school snacks. Many parents ask, how do they keep kids healthy and get out the door each morning? The key is – be prepared! Shop with a purpose and have a…

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JCC Pro-Am Honorees: A JCC Hole-in-One

By Brian M. Adler, JCC Fundraising Director / JCC Assistant Director Each year, I have the pleasure of coordinating the JCC Pro-Am.  For the past several years, we’ve been holding our Pro-Am at Galloway National Golf Club, a truly beautiful and challenging course with ocean breezes, as it offers stunning…

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Leave the Driving to Us

By Marcy Weiner-Lahav, Adult/Cultural/Judaic Department Director Is there a Life Long Learning class you would like to attend at the Katz JCC?  Would you like to try our Adult Meal Program or our Chair Aerobics/Yoga/Pilates classes?  Perhaps you have wanted to do all of these things at the J but…

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Six Tips to Help Tackle Vacation Anxiety

by Liz Curran, Katz JCC Wellness Lifestyle Coach Vacation.  Many of us spend all year day-dreaming and planning our next vacation. It’s a time to relax, have fun and disconnect from the daily grind as much as possible. But, what if the thought of a vacation gives you “every day…

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Best Beach Books for Summer

by Sabrina Spector, Katz JCC Adults Assistant Director and Cultural & Judaic Director and Irene Afek, Sanders Memorial Library Librarian At the end of May, I was lucky enough to attend the annual Jewish Book Council conference and hear from over 250 amazing authors in preparation for the Bank of…

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