SSBJCC News

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

JCC Camp Recognized Nationally

JCC Camp Ruach in Bridgewater among Jewish Nonprofit Camps recognized nationally and receives grant from Harold Grinspoon foundation for adapting to meet needs of campers. Following an unprecedented summer that left many camps across the country closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, JCC Camp Ruach was among Jewish nonprofit camps recognized recently for measures the … Read More

Important JCC Covid Procedural Updates

*according to NJ Governor Phil Murphy, as of 11/27 anybody traveling to any places that aren’t neighboring states should abide by a 14-day quarantine. November 13, 2020 Dear Community, With the recent uptick in COVID cases in NJ, we are urging our community to do their part to stop the spread. The world is facing COVID … Read More

Kindness Challenge

Join us in spreading kindness and joy around the community and beyond! In a time where we feel distant, we can connect through our many acts of kindness! Together as a community, can we fill our Menorah with all of our collective goodness? Over the next month, we want to hear about all of the … Read More

Welcome New Fitness Director, Jessica Kichura

The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center (JCC) in Bridgewater has named Jessica Kichura as Fitness Director at the JCC’s JFit Club, it was announced by Laura Friedman, JCC Executive Director.  Ms. Kichura replaces Joy McIntyre who relocated out of the area.  In addition to Ms. Kichura, the JFit Club senior fitness team includes … Read More

Thanksgiving Pie Fundraiser

These handmade pies are made from apples grown at Treelicious Orchards in Port Murray, NJ. The pastry crusts and crumb toppings are made with vegetable shortening making the pies completely vegan! They can accommodate special dietary requirements, making the crusts and toppings gluten-free.  Treelicious Pies are NOT from a nut-free facility. By purchasing a pie you are helping the JCC … Read More

ARTIVISM: the first exhibition of its kind, located at the intersection of art, human rights, and the prevention of genocide.

ARTIVISM: the first exhibition of its kind, located at the intersection of art, human rights, and the prevention of genocide. Join us for this online presentation with Kerry Whigham, curator of the ARTIVISM exhibit, and Aida Šehović from Bosnia and Herzegovina, one of the artists involved in this exhibition. Friday, October 23, 2020, at 3 … Read More

Live In Your Living Room Virtual Speaker Series

——————————————————————————————————————————————– More Than 50 Speakers Scheduled Throughout 2020-2021 Including Dale Berra, Deepak Chopra, Cameron Douglas, Ken Follet, Judy Gold, Nancy Grace, Joan Lunden, Steve Madden, Jodi Picoult, And Many More ——————————————————————————————————————————————– Bridgewater, NJ –The new Live In Your Living Room virtual speaker series is being offered to the community through the Shimon and Sara Birnbaum … Read More

#ShofarTogether is worldwide Jewish initiative.

#ShofarTogether is worldwide Jewish initiative. Have a shofar at home? Show your unity with the world’s Jewish community by joining the #ShofarTogether moment every day between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Be part of a worldwide gathering to sound the shofar from your home and from your heart. Even when we’re apart, we can still #ShofarTogether! Who: … Read More

JCC is Proud to Announce Club J All Day for Grades 1-4

The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum JCC is excited to announce that we will be providing a new program, Club J All Day, Monday through Friday for grades 1-4 to assist with distance learning and recreation for the days/hours that children are not in school. We are also happy to announce that we are opening additional … Read More