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From Competitor to Coach, the Swim Team Helps You Grow

by Jared Kaufman, Katz JCC Aquatics Director The Katz JCC Sharks Swim Team has been a main staple of the Health & Wellness Aquatics program and dates back over 20 years to the old JCC building on Rt.70. In that time, the Sharks have become a competitive and recreational program…

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Jr. Maccabi - Trust Our Process

by Bill Christy, Sports & Leagues Program Coordinator The weather is getting colder and that means the action in the Katz JCC Gymnasium is about to start heating up! The 2017-2018 Junior Maccabi Basketball season is just around the corner.   Registration has opened and we are looking forward to…

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Team SJ Hits the Road for the JCC Maccabi Games

By Bill Christy, JCC Sports & Leagues Director This Sunday, July 31, a group of Jewish teenage athletes 13-16 will head to Birmingham, Alabama for a week to compete in Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Flag Football, Golf and Tennis at the 2017 JCC Maccabi Games and represent South Jersey. On…

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Back to School Tips for Parents

by Sarah Rowland, JCC Children & Family Coordinator  We are more than halfway through the summer camp season, which means it’s time to begin thinking about a new school year. There will be earlier bed times, earlier alarm clocks and backpacks filled with pencils and folders instead of swim suits…

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Why I Love The JCC Maccabi Games

By: Donna Rose, Co-Chair for JCC Maccabi Games South Jersey Delegation Back in 1999 when the Katz JCC hosted the JCC Maccabi Games, we were asked to host some visiting athletes but I did not know the impact the Games would have on my family’s life. With two small kids…

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The JCC is Home To ALL Groups

By: Sara Sideman, Assistant Camp Director The Katz JCC is a special place.  I know that many people say this about their home community, but there is just something amazing about our JCC. In South Jersey, the Katz JCC stands proud at the center of the Jewish community. We have…

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