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JCBA and Jewish Federations making a difference in Venezuela

Archimedes, the great ancient Greek scientist is credited with several groundbreaking innovations and for applying mathematics to physical phenomena, including the principle of the lever. He is associated with the quote, "Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and …

Encounter Jewish Culture through Stories, Poetry & Art

Interested senior learners are invited to join in part three of a year-long exploration of Jewish American Writing. "Class will focus on writing from late 20th and 21st centuries - including selections from: fiction, poetry, drama, essays, editorials, journals. Come join our lively interacti…

Innovation grants meet community's most critical needs

Click here to apply by Monday, December 2, 2019.

Download the informational PDF flyer.

Do you have a cutting-edge programming idea or solution to a pressing community need? An idea that could draw and engage adults and their families? A way to bring our Jewish community closer together?


Israel Bonds honors Martin Belsky Sept. 15

Israel Bonds will host a tribute event honoring Martin H. Belsky at a dessert reception on Sunday, Sept. 15 at 7:00 pm, at the Schultz Campus for Jewish Life, 750 White Pond Drive. Israel Bonds takes great pride in honoring Martin H. Belsky for his leadership and dedication to the community…

'Celebrate Community,' Support Campus Gala Nov. 9

The theme of the Annual Campus Gala on Nov. 9 is "Celebrating Our Community” with an invitation to invest and to make a world of difference.

Gala co-chair Meir Ohayon says, "The gala raises awareness of all that we do in our community and celebrates those accomplishments.”

The funds ra…