The following programs are presented by The Resource Place at the JCC.
InstructorRabbi Dovid Mochkin
Sholem Aleykem! Welcome! Join Rabbi Dovid Mochkin as we kvell, kibbutz, and kvetch with friends old and new in this informal conversational Yiddish series.
Please note: Class meets on Dec 8, Jan 12, & Feb 16
InstructorDee Schwartz, Jewish Family Service
Join us Sunday mornings for a six-week course to further your Jewish education. Two concurrent choices:
"Hebrew Reading Crash Course:" Always wanted to read Hebrew? Follow the prayer service in its original Hebrew? Read the street signs in Israel? Now is your chance.
"Breakneck Through the Bible:" Take a thrilling ride through the whole Torah, starting with Genesis straight through Deuteronomy. Learn the primary historical, philosophical, and ethical elements of Judaism eternal.
Classes (pick one!): 10:15-11:00am
In partnership with Ohr Torah, the outreach branch of Congregation Light of Israel.
Come explore the humor and beauty of this quintessential Jewish language.
*Please note - Registration IS required and will open later in November 2016. Thanks for your patience!
Calories, fats, carbohydrates, partially hydrogenated oils, organic, natural... the list goes on and on. Food labels are intentionally confusing- making it difficult to know if what you are buying is actually good for you. Learn how to properly and effectively read a food label, decipher what is important and learn which terms are important to focus on to ensure you are making a healthy choice that is right for you.
Brighton Central School District Board Room (administration building), 2035 Monroe Ave.
Please join us for a webinar for parents delivered by Devorah Heitner, Ph.D., founder and director of Raising Digital Natives. Devorah is an international speaker, workshop leader, and consultant on the digital lives of children. Her talk will help parents manage the new stress of technology on our children. The event is hosted by the Family Support Center of BCSD and the Resource Place at the JCC.
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 will meet on Jan 26, Feb 9 & 23, Mar 9 & 23, Apr 6 & 20, and May 4.
Please note: The price includes the cost of the book
Kosher cooking has come a long way from schmaltz and sour cream. Learn new and delicious ways to cook healthier kosher meals with a focus on local foods. Taste an easy to prepare meal and take home some new recipes to try in your kosher kitchen!
Come and have a complimentary glass of wine and snacks while listening to live music. Warren Paul’s whimsical melodies are unmatched, as is his humor-topped off with his guitar and harmonica playing. Come out for a fun evening!
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.
InstructorKara Juszczak, LMSW, Co-Owner Tree of Hope Counseling
Kids will learn how to use mindfulness to relax, interact with others and cope with everyday stress through activities including: meditation, mindful movement (yoga), deep breathing, mindful eating, listening, and art projects.
Coordinated Care Services, Inc. can assist you with the health insurance enrollment process through New York State of Health, the Official Health Plan Marketplace. Appointments may be made at the JCC for the first and third Friday of each month as well as the third Thursday from 4-8pm. For an appointment, call 613-7662.
Help fulfill the Mitzvah of Hachnasat Orchim (welcoming guests)
Are you willing to open your home during secular and Jewish holidays to those new to the area or don't have family nearby? If so, call Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW. You may be asked to provide transportation. Thank you for your kindness!
The H.I.I.C.A.P. (Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance Program) is available at the JCC, co-sponsored by New York State, Monroe County Offices for the Aging, and the Monroe County Medical Society. Trained volunteer counselors offer accurate and objective information, counseling, assistance and advocacy relating to Medicare, private health insurance, and related health coverage plans for Medicare beneficiaries, their representatives, or persons soon to be eligible for Medicare. This service is free and confidential.
We can help with:
Filing an insurance claimUnderstanding your medical billsChoosing the right policy for your specific needsMaking an appeal to MedicarePrescription drug coverage (e.g. EPIC)Long-term care insurance for nursing home and home care
H.I.I.C.A.P.'s counselors can provide you with any of the above assistance. Call Michele Ruda Leve at 461-2000, ext. 232 for further information or to arrange a confidential appointment.
InstructorTed Barnett, MD
$135 Non Members: $150
Physicians in training, and clinicians not receiving credit: $150
Physicians and Dentists receiving credit: $275
Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and others receiving credit: $225
Students (MD, DO, RN, RD, PA, NP, DC, DPh etc.): $100