Staying Connected and Building Community


As we navigate this time of uncertainty, we want you to know that your Marcus JCC family is committed to having our community stay connected. Our staff is working diligently and quickly to develop opportunities for us to stay involved, active, engaged, learning, and playing together, albeit remotely.


MJCCA Day Camps

Please visit the MJCCA Day Camps Facebook page for daily fun activities, live events, exercises for your mind and body, and competitions for your children to participate in to win awesome prizes (including a chance to win a FREE week of camp)! Rabbi G will also be leading Camp Shabbat Fridays at 2:00 pm on the MJCCA Day Camps Facebook page.

Download and print our amazing Passover Camp Packet!

Please note: there will be no Camp Shabbat on Friday, April 10 due to Passover.

MJCCA Day Camps on Facebook

Virtual Activities with MJCCA Day Camps



MJCCA Fitness

Work out with us every morning on the Fitness Facebook page, where we’ll be hosting LIVE workouts at 10:00 am. We are also excited to share with you a free option to help keep you active and working out at home. From Les Mills™, this platform offers 95 free workouts across eight categories. It won’t automatically collect your data, and it will remain available as long as the disruption from Coronavirus continues. We hope you also enjoy this additional way to keep your workouts going!

FREE WORKOUTS

   

MJCCA Fitness on Facebook

Fitness Schedule

MJCCA Community Engagement

Rabbi G will be leading Acoustic Shabbat Live on Fridays at 6:00 pm on the MJCCA Community Engagement Facebook page. Rabbi G will also be leading Boker Tov on Mondays at 10:00 am and Shabbat Sing Fridays at 10:00 am on The Weinstein School’s Facebook page and Camp Shabbat Fridays at 2:00 pm on the MJCCA Day Camps Facebook page. You can also check in for some fun and easy activities for babies and toddlers from our Shalom Baby team.

MJCCA Community Engagement on Facebook

Wednesday, April 8, at 10:00 am Passover + Family Yoga!
10:00 am: Passover Songs with Rabbi G and 10:15 am: Virtual Parent / Child Yoga Class with Jamie Castano. As we prepare for Passover, let’s take time to pause and connect with each other. Everyone is welcome and no experience is necessary. Please join us with a yoga mat or towel and comfortable space to move.
Participate via Zoom

Wednesday, April 8, at 2:00 pm: Passover Story & Songs presented by MJCCA Day Camps
Kids and their parents are invited for a Passover song session with Rabbi G.
Watch via Facebook

Wednesday, April 8, at 6:00 pm: First Night Seder with Rabbi Glusman on Facebook Live
Watch the Seder via Facebook | Download the Haggadah | Download instructions for preparing a Seder Plate

Thursday, April 9, at 6:00 pm: Second Night Seder with Rabbi Glusman on Zoom
Participate in the Seder via Zoom | Download the Haggadah | Download instructions for preparing a Seder Plate

Friday, April 10: Happy Passover! There will be no Shabbat Sing, Camp Shabbat, or Acoustic Shabbat Live this week.

Saturday, April 11, at 10:00 am: ZOOMinyan Shabbat/Holiday Service with Rabbi Glusman
Join us for Shabbat and holiday prayers, including a Torah service, prayers for healing and opportunity to recite the Mourner’s Kaddish. All are welcome! 
Participate in the Service via Zoom | Download the prayer booklet

Activities with Rabbi G


Book Festival of the MJCCA

Our first two Virtual Book Festival Events were a huge success and we hope to schedule more soon! Join us for Book Festival In Your Living Room LIVE on Zoom. Learn more on our website or at facebook.com/MJCCAarts.

Learn More

   

MJCCAArts on Facebook


MJCCA Jewish Learning

Keep your mind active and engaged from the comfort and safety of your home! The Lisa F. Brill Institute for Jewish Learning has a variety of virtual adult classes starting this spring. Visit our Jewish Learning page to see what classes are registering now, and sign up for one or more that appeal to your interests!

Virtual Learning Opportunities


MJCCA Greater Atlanta BBYO

Tune into BBYO On Demand, a brand-new virtual experience for teens worldwide. Enjoy amazing programming and global events – some of the sessions will even be led by our very own Greater Atlanta Region BBYO members!

BBYO On Demand


MJCCA Preschools

Private Facebook groups for each classroom are doing Facebook Live videos and posting craft and activity ideas. Rabbi G will also be leading Boker Tov on Mondays at 10:00 am and Shabbat Sing Fridays at 10:00 am on The Weinstein School’s Facebook page. We’d also like to invite you to The Weinstein School Specialist’s group on Facebook, featuring content produced by Art, Science, Music, Gym, Judaics, and French teachers from The Weinstein School.

Please note: there will be no Shabbat Sing on Friday, April 10 due to Passover.

Boker Tov and Shabbat Sing on Facebook

   

The Weinstein School Specialists on Facebook

Boker Tov with Rabbi GShabbat Sing with Rabbi G

MJCCA Active Mature Adults

Come and socialize with other active mature adults as we learn new things and make new friends. For information on how to participate in our online programming, please visit our webpage. AgeWell Atlanta is also available for support, resources, and assistance. In addition to regular services, AgeWell is offering at-home care services, food assistance, and telephone reassurance. For more information, please contact 1.866.AGE.WELL or email info@agewellatl.org.

Learn More


MJCCA Blonder Department for Special Needs

Please stay tuned to the Blonder Family Department for Special Needs Facebook group for daily activities, chats, workouts, and more! 

MJCCA Blonder Family Department for Special Needs on Facebook

Wednesday, April 8: Weekend Update at 2:00 pm, “Good Moment of the Day” at 5:00 pm
Thursday, April 9: Happy Passover! No Activities
 
Blonder Schedule

MJCCA Athletics

The MJCCA Athletics program encourages kids to stay active at home while school is out for an extended period of time. Action for Healthy Kids, a nonprofit organization that promotes a focus on health, fitness, and wellness in schools, has provided some amazing resources to keep your kids happy, engaged, and focused on their overall health while at home

Healthy Activities to Do at Home

   

Game On Activity Library

   

Resources for School and Families during COVID-19


MJCCA Aquatics

We hope you all are staying safe and healthy and we want to share with you all a few things that you can work on at home to keep your swimming abilities top notch!

Swim Skills Guide


We will continue to add additional opportunities to learn, grow, and stay connected. Please check this page often and visit our Facebook pages noted above often. We are all in this together.

Some of our virtual opportunities are through a virtual tool called Zoom. Click here for a free Zoom tutorial which will show you all you need to know to get started using this convenient video conferencing tool.

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The MJCCA’s Inclusion Program strives to provide the necessary accommodations and flexibility for youth who require additional support so they may access the transformative opportunities available at the MJCCA. Our Inclusion Team collaborates with parents, educators, and staff to determine if successful program placement is possible. These youth and their families are then supported by our Inclusion Team through program accommodations and may also receive individualized assistance. Click here for more information.