While in-person gatherings are discouraged at this time, the well-being of our community is important to us. We are proud to offer you this growing library of online programming and live virtual events. Our programming teams are working on many more initiatives to help you stay connected and engaged with your community during this uncertain time. Until me meet again, we hope you enjoy these online offerings.
We will continue to offer meaningful virtual content free of charge in an effort to build community during this global crisis. If you are enjoying the content and are able to support the JCC, our dedicated staff, and our programming it would be greatly appreciated. We have established a Staff & Service Sustainability Fund and tax-deductible contributions can be made online at JCConline.com/donate. Thank you for your consideration.
Don’t let the challenges of social distancing, keep you from enjoying a good author talk! The Mandel JCC Book Festival is bringing books and authors to you in the comfort of your own home. Join us live for four talks over the next few weeks featuring award-winning authors, book gurus, and more! Register to receive the Zoom link and submit questions for the speakers.
The Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival strives to bring the finest examples of cinema from around the world to our film community. During these challenging days, we are excited to continue to bring diverse, important, and engaging Jewish content into your living rooms. Join us for select films from this year’s festival from the comfort of your own home!
Every book lover knows, reading is the perfect self-separation activity. But the big question is always, what do I read next? The Book Festival Committee has compiled a list of recommendations and this is just the start. Follow us on the Mandel JCC Book Club Facebook page and share if you’re reading any of these, what your favorite books are and what you’re reading next!
Andy and Carole Greenberg share some unique motivational insights for these times. Trees, traffic, road constructions, dots, elevators, dogs, people and warriors can all be used as tools for this time.
A don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to hear Robert Iger share the lessons he’s learned while running Disney and leading its 200,000 employees, his “decency-over-dollars” approach, and his values of optimism, courage, decisiveness and fairness.
The Coronavirus response and distancing, government oversight & many other aspects of today’s new society were discussed hundreds of years ago in Pirke Avot (the Ethics or our Fathers) presented by Andy Greenberg and his former fiancé (wife) in a fun and entertaining video.
Join Chris van Leeuwen for a virtual bridge book club on Tuesdays and Thursdays. We are going to read through a classic bridge book and discuss each chapter. The first book is Judgment at Bridge by Mike Lawrence.
Daily Bridge Games at 12:30 pm hosted on Bridge Base Online (www.bridgebase.com). Games consist of 18 boards, 7 minutes per board. Registration opens on Bridge Base Online two hours prior to game time.
The content of the Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches video is for entertainment only. The Mandel JCC is not a medical organization and its instructors or staff cannot provide medical advice or diagnosis.
Physical exercise in all forms, even without equipment, is a strenuous physical activity. As such, you should consult your physician or other health care professional before starting this fitness program or any other fitness program to determine if it is right for you. If you are predisposed to a medical condition that may be worsened by physical exercise, please do not start this fitness program. Do not start this fitness program if your physician or health care provider advises against it. If you experience faintness, dizziness, pain or shortness of breath at any time while exercising you should stop immediately.
If you think you are having a medical or health emergency, call your health care professional, or 911, immediately.
Registration is open for the 2019/2020 school year. We offer part-time and full-time options for infants through VPK. Our learning framework, community garden, ongoing parent communication, and integration of music, physical education, and Jewish celebration are just a few of the elements that separate us from other preschools. Come tour our facility and find out why we are considered a school of excellence.
Don't miss our 2019/2020 lineup of best-selling authors and award-winning films! Enjoy reserved seating, early access, exclusive receptions and more with our literary & film society memberships on sale now! The membership levels are designed to appeal to everyone and also an excellent way to support our festivals and year-round programming.
We believe that every child can succeed, every child can participate and every child can make friends! There are programs for all ages and ability levels including Sunday Fundays at the J, our Special Needs Adolescent Program, vacation camps, sports classes and more!
Palm Beach County's premiere afterschool program has a limited number of spots left! With supervised homework, Judaic activities, swimming, sports, cooking, art, fitness, go-karts and more, your kids will be begging to stay after school!