SJCC members Al Moscatel and Charlie Barokas have been training at the J for the past year in preparation for the 2022 Maccabi Games this month. "It's an unbelievable, life-changing experience," Moscatel said. Read more >>
Giving Initiative for Teens raises $7,000 to grant to local nonprofits. Read more >>
Fifteen families joined the Mitzvah Corps Volunteer Challenge this spring. "It's helped me appreciate what I have," said 14-year-old Roland Liu. "You're helping other people and you get to see the immediate impact of what you're doing."
Meet several members of the J's Finance and Welcome Desk teams - a few of the unsung heroes that kept the J an open and welcoming place for our community during the pandemic.
From babysitting the old boiler to opening the doors to members at 5 am, Maintenance Supervisor Soy Try-Chhee has spent the past 45 years building his career -- and his life in the United States -- at the J.
We asked our staff to share some of their favorite Hanukkah recipes, and the stories behind how they became holiday traditions. Plus: they weigh in on the applesauce vs. sour cream debate!
Many young children dream of having a pony or going to Disneyland. Carrie Stull, the J’s Director of Early Childhood, dreamed of having a bat mitzvah. Now, decades later, her dreams are finally coming true.
On June 17 and 18, the SJCC's Early Childhood School held completion ceremonies for its PreK and Kindergarten classrooms. We were so excited to be able to welcome immediate families back to the J to celebrate with their children.
During the week of Joe Biden's inauguration as 46th President of the United States, members of Ms. Schuman's kindergarten class at the J's Early Childhood School wrote him letters. And this week they got a response. Enjoy!
Barbara Crawford and her daughter, Laura, depend on the SJCC pool for both their physical and mental well-being. When it reopened, they were eager to suit up. “The pool was a godsend," said Barbara