SSBJCC News

Supporting Special Needs: Art for Sale

Nicole Oringer, a member of the JCC since it’s inception, saw a painting hanging in the JCC in 2004. It reminded her of her childhood summers spent in Lake George. The painting was sold, but inspired, she contacted the local artist, Victor Martinez, and commissioned a similar piece. Upon picking up her painting, she learned … 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

Working From Home Diaries: Jamie Fawcett

We are living in a time where all of our social interactions have moved to a virtual space.  While we are adjusting and trying to make our days feel normal, one thing at the JCC has stayed constant — Miss Jamie is everywhere! If you don’t know her by name, you certainly know her by … Read More

Special Needs Hip Hop Dance Class

This class is open to typically developing dancers and dancers with special needs. This class allows kids of all ages and abilities to experience the mental and physical perks of dance class, all while having a blast with positive peer models. Class will be taught by two high school students who want to share their … Read More

Sixth Annual Prom for Adults with Special Needs

The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center (JCC) is hosting its Sixth Annual Prom for Adults with Special Needs, Saturday, November 16 from 7-10 p.m.  The Prom is open to adults ages 18 and older with special needs.  The event will be held at the JCC, located at 775 Talamini Road, Bridgewater.  The admission … Read More

Second Annual Bridgewater Community Day

Bridgewater Township and the Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center (JCC) in Bridgewater will be hosting the Second Annual Bridgewater Community Day Featuring Touch-a-Truck & Dog Day on Sunday, September 15 from 11 AM- 2 PM.  Bridgewater Community Day is free and open to the entire community.  The event will be held outdoors on … Read More

5th Annual Superhero & Fairytale 5K Race

The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center (JCC) in Bridgewater will be hosting the 5th Annual Superhero & Fairytale 5K Race on Sunday, June 2. The race will take place at the JCC, rain or shine. Check-in begins at 8:00 AM and the race begins promptly at 9:00 AM. A 24 Meter A Kids … Read More

Winter 2019 Program Guide

Dear Members and Friends, As you go through the JCC’s Winter Program Guide, we hope you will notice the scores of programs, classes and activities we provide – as well as the many special events we sponsor. The winter is always an exciting time at the J, and this year is no exception. The Holiday … Read More

The JCC’s Tournament Goes All In!

The Annual Texas Hold’ Em Tournament was recently held at the Shimon and Sara Birnbaum JCC in Bridgewater. Community members from the tri-state area came to compete and support the JCC Special Needs department. Through the support of the community, the event raised more than $14,000 for JCC Special Needs programs. The JCC offers a … Read More

The JCC Receives Grant from Investors Foundation

Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center in Bridgewater Receives Grant from Investors Foundation  in Support of JCC Special Needs Programs Bridgewater, NJ –  The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center (JCC) in Bridgewater has received a grant from Investors Foundation to benefit JCC Special Needs Programs and Services. According to Laura Friedman, JCC … Read More