Camp Ruach ADAPTed last summer – Lessons for Summer ’21

LESSONS FROM JCC CAMP RUACH’S EXPERIENCE RUNNING CAMP IN 2020 By Alanna Steinberg, Camp Director, JCC Camp Ruach I think we can all agree that summer 2020 was one like we’ve never experienced before, and hopefully will never have to experience again. While 2021 will likely still be a “Covid Summer”, we are relieved that … Read More

First Night Kit Program

  This March, the JCC is proud to partner with Jersey Cares Collecting Essential Toiletry Items For the First Nigh in:  Domestic Violence Shelters, Transitional Housing, Runaway Safe Havens and Foster Homes. Items for Men, Women and Children. shampoo conditioner soap body wash lotion toothpaste toothbrushes deodorant combs brushes chapstick socks underwear All items must … Read More

Fitness Open House March 15-21

BUILD STRENGTH. BUILD RESISTANCE   Join the JCC Between March 15 and 21 and receive your first 3 months 50% off!!!  Save up to $200.   Safely join with our upgraded HVAC System with MERV 13 Filters.  Our members’ safety is our top priority.  We strictly adhere to all Safety Protocols. Tours by appointment. Schedule … Read More

30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center (JCC) is honored to recognize more than 30 years of the nation’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which became law in 1990.  The ADA is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and … Read More

Celebrating Black History Month

Black-Jewish Partnership for Social Justice Film Series In partnership with the JCC of Central NJ community.   Films Two extraordinary films that explore the relationship between the Jewish and Black communities. These true stories illuminate the Jewish/Black alliances that helped shape the Civil Rights Movement. All movies are free of charge. They Ain’t Ready for Me  Streaming Saturday, … Read More

American Heart Month 2021

February is American Heart Health. Every year more than 600,000 Americans die from heart disease. The number one cause of deaths for most groups, heart disease affects all ages, genders, and ethnicities. Risk factors include high cholesterol, high blood pressure, smoking, diabetes, and excessive alcohol use. Throughout the month, our Fitness Team, will be highlighting … Read More

JCC Camp Ruach Virtual Open House February 8

JCC Camp Ruach will be holding a Virtual Open House Monday, February 8, 2021 at 8 PM. JCC Camp Ruach is located on 14 beautiful acres at the Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center (JCC), 775 Talamini Road in Bridgewater. The community is invited to attend the Open House and learn details on the … Read More

Z3: Visions of a Shared Future

December 10 – 17 The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum JCC is proud to partner with the Oshman Family JCC and the Z3 Project.  The Z3 Project invites you to join thought leaders from Israel and America, for eight days of debate and conversation, aimed at creating a new model of Jewish engagement in the 21st … Read More

ReelAbilities Film Festival New Jersey Returns to the JCC

Festival Will Feature Three Films Promoting Awareness and Appreciation of People With Disabilities       The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center (JCC), located at 775 Talamini Road in Bridgewater, will be hosting virtual ReelAbilities Film Festival New Jersey. This festival is the largest in the United States dedicated to promoting awareness and … Read More