SJCC Mission + Values

Our Vision

The Stroum Jewish Community Center will inspire connections to build community and ensure Jewish continuity.

Our Mission

Together we create outstanding programs, partnerships, and spaces that welcome everyone to learn, grow, and celebrate Jewish life and culture.

SJCC Core Values

Jewish Peoplehood K’lal Yisrael
“We are all responsible for one another.” Talmud

Welcoming Everyone Hachnasat Orchim
“Let your house be open wide.” – Mishnah

Learning Limud
“Who is wise? One who learns from everyone.”  Mishnah

Joy Simcha
“If one is happy, the whole world benefits.” Rebbe Nachman of Bratslav

Respect and Common Courtesy Derech Eretz
“Greet others even before they greet you.”  Mishnah

Taking Care of Oneself, Body and Soul Shmirat haNefesh v’haGuf
“The body is the instrument of the soul, to carry all our works.” Maimonides

A Community of Friends Kehillah shel Chaverim
“Friendship is humanity’s greatest gift.” – Moses Ibn Ezra

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