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Gordon JCC June 2021 Capital Campaign Update

By Leslie Sax, Gordon JCC Executive Director

As summer approaches, the Gordon JCC is excited to announce our progress on the Our Community. Our Future. Capital Campaign. We have raised $5.8 million towards our $6.5 Million goal, and we are still going strong. We are immensely grateful for o…

Gordon JCC Annual Meeting

Gordon JCC Annual Meeting Set for June 6th in Person


The Gordon JCC is holding its 118th Annual Meeting in person this year on Sunday, June 6th at 10:30 AM. With the new vaccination success and guidelines, we are excited to welcome our members back into our living room to celebrate our p…

Food Fest Nourishes the Soul and the Spirit

The 2021 annual Jewish Food Fest brought the community together for an afternoon of Jewish-style soul food, good times and lots of ruach!

Dear Esther June 2021

Dear Carrie,

I was surprised and delighted to see my name come up in your Kvetch in the City column last month. I was on the couch reading last month’s column and reacted with laughter and a big smile on my face. My 11-year-old granddaughter was close by and quickly inquired about the cau…

Jewish Federation Responds to the Crisis in Israel

The crisis in Israel has resulted in lives lost, injuries and catastrophic damage to property. The constant threat has left Israelis traumatized, including children and those newly arrived in the country hoping to make it their home. The Jewish Federations of North America is responding to t…

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