Staying Connected and Building Community


Stage 1 Reopening

Please visit atlantajcc.org/reopen to learn about all the details and procedures – including hours of operations – for engaging with the JCC during our reopening.

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.

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MJCCA Day Camps

Visit the MJCCA Day Camps Facebook page each weekday at 2:00 pm for fun activities! Rabbi G will also be leading Camp Shabbat Fridays at 2:00 pm on the MJCCA Day Camps Facebook page.

MJCCA Day Camps on Facebook

Virtual Activities with MJCCA Day Camps


MJCCA Fitness

Work out with us on the MJCCA Fitness Facebook page! 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

Book Festival of the MJCCA

Join us for Book Festival In Your Living Room LIVE on Zoom. Learn more on our website or at facebook.com/MJCCAarts.

Enjoying these Book Festival in Your Living Room programs?

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Wednesday, June 10, 2020 | 7:30 pm ET
Robert Kolker, Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family

In Conversation with Holly Firfer, CNN Journalist
In Partnership with the JCCs of Cherry Hill, Dallas, Indianapolis, Miami, Rochester, and St. Louis

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Thursday, June 18, 2020 | 8:00 pm ET
Chris Wallace, Countdown 1945

In Partnership with the JCCs of Cherry Hill, Dallas, Indianapolis, Miami, Rochester, and St. Louis

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MJCCA Community Engagement


Thursday, May 28, beginning at 6:00 pm:
Community-Wide Virtual Learning and Celebration
In celebration of the holiday of Shavuot, all are invited to an evening of multiple track learning and presentations hosted by the Atlanta Rabbinical Association featuring rabbis, educators, musicians and more! Free and open to all.
Register here

Friday, May 29, at 11:00 am: Shavuot Yizkor Ceremony
Join Rabbi Glusman for a brief Yizkor ceremony. Yizkor refers to memorial prayers recited four times a year in memory of our loved ones. These prayers are recited on Yom Kippur and on the holidays of Passover, Shavuot and Sukkot.
Watch via Facebook | Download the Prayers

Saturday, May 30, at 8:00 pm: Havdalah and Comedy featuring Amanda Goldstein Marks
A special evening featuring Atlanta comedian and entertainer, Amanda Goldstein Marks. Program begins with a short Havdallah ceremony with Rabbi Glusman followed by a comedy set with Amanda. Amanda performs stand-up comedy, produces local comedy shows and co-hosts the award-winning Sis & Tell Podcast. Amanda's comedy is like your favorite bbq brisket, both unquestionably Southern and Jewish.
Watch via Facebook

MJCCA Community Engagement 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 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 email matureadults@atlantajcc.org. 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.

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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

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.