The following programs are presented by The Resource Place at the JCC.
Come explore the humor and beauty of this quintessential Jewish language.
Please note: This link is only to register for Intermediate and Advanced Yiddish. If you are interested in Beginner Yiddish, please contact Joy Getnick. Date and time TBD based on participant availability.
A unique version of the Foreign Policy Association's "Great Decisions" program. Course materials are designed to engage students in critical debate regarding contemporary foreign policy challenges, with an emphasis on Jewish values and ethics in practice. Will require a bit of reading prior to each class.
Class meets on Thursday Jan 28, Feb 11, 25, & Mar 10
Cost includes required text.
A partner program with Rochester Kollel at Temple B'rith Kodesh.
InstructorKate O'Brien, BSW, MS, MHSA, Supervior of Community Case Management, JFS
Get the support you need to help care for your aging parent or loved one. Pre-registration is required 48 hours prior to a group meeting.
Upcoming Meeting Dates: February 15; March 21; April 18, 2016
Learn how you can easily recreate your favorite dishes without gluten or dairy by using simple, readily available substitutions. Cooking demo and food samples.
This workshop will provide an overveiw of how untreated hearing loss affects your overall health and well-being. We will also talk about activity level, the imporance of restful sleep and managing stress as ways of also achieving ideal health as you age.
Focusing attention and silencing the chatter in the mind are skills that can be developed with practice. Sometimes difficulties with remembering are often a lack of attention rather than a memory problem. Workshop activities focus on attention control exercises that can also be taken home to practice.
This interactive workshop takes participants through a series of structured memory excecises designed to strengthen their long term memory.
A Hero in Heaven (45 mins) tells the story of American-born Michael Levinzl, and his decision to serve in an elite unit of the Israeli Defense Forces as a "lone soldier." Killed in combat during the 2006 Second Lebanon War, Levin left behind a legacy of Jewish pride and commitment. Join us as we celebrate Israel's birthday, and honor and remember Israel's fallen heroes, such as Michael Levin.
A partner program with RIJFF.
A special Israel-themed spinning class in honor of Israel's 68th birthday. Spin to Israeli music as you enjoy a scenic tour of israel's beautiful landscape. Stay after for a refreshing Israeli-inspired treat.
Save the date for this great event featuring Yiddish-inspired music, singing, dancing, poetry reading, presentations, and more. Time of the event is still tentative.
Play helps a child socialize, create, practice skills, problem solve, and develop interests. In this hands-on workshop, we will reveiw how the use of play can help meet developmental milestones and help gain a better understanding of how our children learn. Take home resources will be provided. Includes lunch.
Mike Miller has been telling stories as a teacher, camp counselor, and professional storyteller for over 30 years. He loves entertaining grandparents, parents and children of all ages. Join us for this FREE event the 2nd Tuesday of each month.
Have you always wanted to paint, or are you a more experienced artist seeking inspiration from like-minded friends? Work in the media of your choice from acrylics, oils, water color, and colored pencils to mixed media and enjoy demonstrations from guest artists. All ages and abilities are welcome. Painting coupon booklets must be purchased at the Main Desk to enter the class.
Do you see things on Pinterest or in a store or sale and think, "I can make that myself?" Well, now you can. Join us for these workshops to make easy, beautiful projects and keepsakes. Each class offers three different projects to take home. All materials are provided.
Instructor: Ashley Lofthouse
Wednesday, Dec 2: The Gifts of Giving- Make these to keep or give as gifts: Necklace, Photo frame, Truffles in a box.
Wednesday, Jan 13: A Little Somethin' for Everyone- Frame, Pendant, Kid's Magnetic Playboard
Thursday, Feb 11: This is How YOU Do It- Plaque, Cupcake Bouquet, Vintage Transfer
$30 per class Member: $25 per class
There is a discount if you take all three classes!
InstructorGary Updyke, M.A.
People who meditate tend to be calmer, happier, friendlier, and more resourceful. Meditation can be very easy when you know how to do it properly. Bring a blanket or yoga mat or sit in the chairs provided. Class is 6 weeks.