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Hadassah Happenings January 2022

January 10th 

Zoom board meeting 7pm 

Members welcome to attend 


January 23rd  

Advocacy 101 Workshop 


Contact Erin Coleman 


January 30th 

Zoom Bookclub 4pm 

The Nesting Dolls 

by Alina Adams 


Gordon JCC’s Big Night Out Promises Olympic-Size Fun for Everyone






By Dara Freiberg

On your mark…get set…go for the gold! Tickets are now on sale for the Gordon JCC’s annual fundraiser, Big Night Out, to be held on Saturday, January 29th and chaired by Julie Galbierz and Caroline Sprouse. Get a head start and reserve …

January 2022 in The GJCC Galleries



It's Not What You Think, by Angie Howell











Thunderhead, by Jammie Williams 










Yellow, by Brenda Butka







The Janet Levine March Gallery will feature the work of Angie Howell. Angi…

Inclusive Gym Focuses on Play for Kids of All Abilities



Samantha and Steven Komarnitsky, pictured with their children Nash and Coco, are owners of We Rock the Spectrum gym for kids of all abilities. 




The past couple of generations have seen the rise in popularity of indoor play gyms for children. Touting the virtues of …

NowGen’s Hanukkah Party Was an “Ugly,” but Beautiful Celebration



NowGen Jewish Life Committee Chair, Julia Motis, and The Jewish Federation’s Marisa Rubin enjoying the festivities. 




By Marisa Rubin

For the first time since 2019, NowGen was able to finally celebrate Hanukkah together again. Over 100 NowGen members gathered…

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