Message from Gary Bernstein, CEO

Dear Friends, The Friedman Jewish Community Center will be presenting its 60th Annual Golf Outing on Monday, August 23 at the premier Huntsville Golf Club. Proceeds from the day will be earmarked to the Autistic and Camp Scholarship Fund to help children and teens attend the JCC Day Camp located in Dallas, PA near Harvey’s…

Message from Gary Bernstein, CEO

Dear Friends, We are encouraged today, and I am happy to report of our increased resumption of in-person programs and activities, highlighted by the renewal of our day camping program. The return of campers and staff has been nothing short of joyful after 16 months of relative isolation. Throughout the pandemic, we have put the…

Message from Gary Bernstein, CEO

*The following is the welcome presentation speech from the 2021 Tribute Gala last Sunday.* Dear Friends, On behalf of the Board of Directors and Professional staff of the Friedman JCC, I’d like to take this opportunity to honor Steve Davidowitz in our second Tribute Gala. We are all very thankful to those of you who…

Message from Gary Bernstein, CEO

Dear Friends, Shavuot 2021 begins at sundown on Sunday, May 16 and ends Tuesday evening, May 18. While Pesach (Passover) marks the Jewish people’s beginnings as a people, Shavuot (literally meaning “weeks”), marks a culmination and a celebration. Shavuot is a celebration of the anniversary of the Jewish people’s receiving the Torah at Mount Sinai.…

Message from Gary Bernstein, CEO

Dear Friends, At the Friedman JCC, the safety and well-being of our members, guests and employees continues to be our highest priority. Our goal is to provide a safe place for everyone! Wearing Masks The wearing of a face covering, such as a mask, helps us as a society to limit the spread of COVID-19…

Message from Gary Bernstein, CEO

Dear Friends, February is Jewish Disability, Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM), a continental initiative to raise awareness around and support efforts to foster inclusion in Jewish communities worldwide. As part of JCC Association of North America’s ongoing commitment to inclusion throughout the JCC Movement, they are proud to present a series of programs featuring JCCs and…

Message from Gary Bernstein, CEO

Dear Friends, During these past few months, The Friedman JCC has seen several operational successes that we can all feel good about but have at the same time revealed how much further we have yet to go, the opportunities that have emerged from this pandemic – for strategic thinking and planning, for pursuing effectiveness and…

Message from Gary Bernstein, CEO

Dear Friends, When we think about what stimulates our passion and involvement with the Friedman JCC, it is that the JCC has such a profound existence in so many people’s everyday life. Our impact is real, generations have been touched by our programs and by our mission. Lives have been changed for the better, our…