JCP News

The Language of Tears

During these past weeks, the images and stories and political developments related to the crisis over immigration have been heart-wrenching, especially when considered in the context of families and children. Alicia Stoller, director of JCP's Early Childhood Center, explores what…

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To love, to learn, to do

At a JCP staff appreciation event this week on Thursday afternoon, in a room filled with the diverse array of educators and professionals charged with the sacred task of transmitting the Jewish tradition to our families here in Lower Manhattan,…

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Welcome Andy Bachman, JCP’s new Executive Director

On behalf of the JCP Board of Directors and the Executive Director Search Committee, we are excited to announce the selection of Andy Bachman as our new Executive Director. Andy Bachman is a New York City-based community leader and educator,…

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Why Is This Holiday Different from All Other Holidays? The Rainbow Room Explores Passover

The smell of our homemade matzah has filled the air in the Rainbow Room! Rainbow Roomers have busied themselves with learning about the Pesach holiday and have particularly loved becoming immersed in the story of the Exodus from Egypt. The…

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12 Ways We Celebrated Passover in the Apple Room

Passover in the Apple Room has been a reflection of fun, and ‘hard working’ activities: 12. Mixing flour and water to roll out Matzah – we enjoyed piercing the flat dough, and singing the Matzah song, then tasting the crunchy snack!…

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Finding Meaning at Work

By participating inJCP's Adult Salon Series, in which educators provide insight on complex topics related to Israel's history, JCP's Development & Program Associate has been able to witness the JCP community in an entirely new light.

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Star in a JCP Video!

JCP is creating a special video for our 2018 Annual Benefit to showcase our Downtown family. Submit your videos and photos by Monday, February 12. Then, join us at the Benefit on March 15 when the video will premiere.

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8 Ways to Celebrate Hanukkah with JCP

JCP is your Downtown home for Hanukkah! Come together for one of our many holiday services or celebrations to experience the festival of lights with your family and friends. All events are open to the community - and many our…

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High Holidays 2017/5778 Community Member Speeches

Read inspiring personal stories from JCP community members which were shared during our High Holiday services.

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Responding to Hurricane Harvey

We are thinking of all those in Houston and the Gulf Coast who have been impacted by Hurricane Harvey:   We have collected resources for parents to help you have a conversation with a child who may be aware of…

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