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People With a Passion: A Community of Talents

People With a Passion: A Community of Talents

Online user experience designer by day,  acrobatic contortionist by night: night, after night, after grueling night. A lifelong dancer-choreographer who once brought Israeli and Palestinian girls together to perform in a gymnastics tournament. An environmental activist and an aqua fit instructor who’ve made ‘some good music’ together for over a decade. And a licensed nurse […]

‘I’m Looking Forward to Some Texan BBQ’: JCCSF Maccabi Games Basketball Player Eric Settels

‘I’m Looking Forward to Some Texan BBQ’: JCCSF Maccabi Games Basketball Player Eric Settels

Teen Program Manager Alan Scher sat down to interview Eric Settels, 16, a three-time JCC Maccabi athlete who will be attending his final games this summer. Eric has also just completed a year as a JCCSF Fellow in our Sports Leadership Program. Scher: If you were to describe the JCC Maccabi Experience with one word, […]

The JCCSF Maccabi Experience ‘Isn’t Just About Winning and Losing’: Boys Basketball Coach OrvilleThomas

The JCCSF Maccabi Experience ‘Isn’t Just About Winning and Losing’: Boys Basketball Coach OrvilleThomas

Teen Program Manager Alan Scher sat down to interview Orville Thomas, who accompanied the JCCSF team to the Maccabi Games in Israel last year, and will be with the group in Houston later this summer. Scher: If you were to describe the JCC Maccabi Experience with one word, what word would that be? Thomas: My word […]

What’s a J-fizzle?

What’s a J-fizzle?

The JFiSL program annually empowers high school students to learn leadership skills through assistant coaching in our youth sports program. It also connects their experience as coaches to community service and Judaism, through action projects and monthly trainings.