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It's time to rejuvenate your mind and body!

by Liz Curran, Katz JCC Wellness Lifestyle Coach Did you know that the Richard M. Klein Center for Wellness at the Katz JCC’s offers a fitness program for cancer patients called, The Cancer Connection? The program offers small group personalized training specifically catered to cancer patients and their journey to recovery…

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Ready. Set. Upgrade!

by Stephanie Dworkin, Katz JCC Marketing Director Ch-ch-changes…they’re a part of life!  Here at the Katz JCC, we’re always making changes to provide YOU, our amazing members, with the best services, programs and events we possibly can. A major change we’ve made, as of Tuesday, October 29, is our move…

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Fall in Love with the Fall Festival

by Sara Sideman, JCC Camps at Medford Associate Director I love fall, and I LOVE the fall Jewish holidays.  I know, I know… this time of year is crazy as children are back in school, everyone has back to school nights, PTA meetings and more.  It’s hard to get into…

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Rosh Hashana

by Sabrina Spector, Katz JCC Cultural Director The Jewish holidays always seem to sneak up on us.  I know they are coming, it’s marked on my beautiful calendar compliments of the local funeral home and yet, I’m never quite ready. When I was a kid, it was so easy to…

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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 cooking 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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