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Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center

2011 fall Program Guide Boca Raton, Florida

Table of contents leadership & executive staff.....................2 Levis JCC & Thrift Shop hours and holiday closings............2 special events......................3 children & family.............. 4-5 enrichment classes..........6-7 Sports & Wellness........... 8-9 Special Needs................. 10-11 Judaism without walls...... 11 Art, Culture & Learning...................... 12-14 Registration........................15

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Leadership and executive staff

Stephanie Owitz, President Martin Schneer, Executive Director

Cindy Bergman, Associate Executive Director Lynn Delaney, Chief Financial Officer

Levis JCC Hours

Sports & Wellness Center:

Administration:

Monday-Thursday: 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Friday: 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Saturday: 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sunday: 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

SANDLER CENTER:

Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

thrift shop:

Monday-Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Monday-Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

HOLIDAY HOURS & CLOSING INFORMATION

september 2011

Labor Day: Monday, September 5: Sports & Wellness open 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., all other buildings

and offices closed

Erev Rosh Hashanah: Wednesday, September 28: Levis JCC closes at 1:00 p.m. Rosh Hashanah: Thursday, September 29: Levis JCC closed Rosh Hashanah: Friday, September 30: Levis JCC closed

october 2011

Erev Yom Kippur: Friday, October 7: Levis JCC closes at 1:00 p.m. Yom Kippur: Saturday, October 8: Levis JCC closed Erev Sukkot: Wednesday, October 12: Sports & Wellness closes at 5:00 p.m. Sukkot: Thursday, October 13: Levis JCC closed Sukkot: Friday, October 14: Sports & Wellness and Thrift Shop open, all other buildings

& offices closed

Erev Shemini Atzeret: Wednesday, October 19: Sports & Wellness closes at 5:00 p.m. Shemini Atzeret: Thursday, October 20: Levis JCC closed Simchat Torah: Friday, October 21: Sports & Wellness and Thrift Shop open, all other buildings and offices closed

november 2011

Thanksgiving Eve: Wednesday, November 23: Sports & Wellness closes at 6:00 p.m. Thanksgiving: Thursday, November 24: Sports & Wellness open 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.; all other buildings and offices closed Day After Thanksgiving: Friday, November 25: Sports & Wellness open 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Thrift Shop open, all other buildings and offices closed

December 2011

Legal Holiday: Sunday, December 25: Sports & Wellness open 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., all other buildings and offices closed Legal Holiday: Monday, December 26: Sports & Wellness open 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., Thrift Shop open, all other buildings and offices closed

At the Levis JCC Thrift Shop giving grows We gratefully accept donations of new or gently used items: • Furniture, home accessories and art • Household and kitchen items • Linens, glassware, china, antiques • Clothing for women, men, children and babies • Designer purses and shoes, vintage jewelry • Books, collectibles, cars • All donations are tax-deductible Volunteers are always welcome. Middle school, high school and college community service hours awarded (children under 15 years old must be accompanied by adult). Marilyn Goldschein, Director • (561) 368-3665 • marilyng@levisjcc.org Elsa Gonzales, Assistant Director 141 NW 20th Street C9 • Boca Raton, FL 33431 page 2

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COMPETITIONS

September 1 & 19 – Congressional Updates About U.S. – Israel Relations: A unique opportunity to hear from and interact with Congressmen Allen West (9/1) and Ted Deutch (9/19). Both Congressmen have recently returned from Israel and offer their perspectives on the special relationship between the U.S. and the Jewish homeland. Thirty-minute presentation will be followed by Q&A session, limited seating available. 7:00 p.m. in the Beifield Auditorium. Both events are free of charge, but reservations are required. Call Robin Grunwald at (561) 852-3250. September 12 – Thrift Shop Laundry Bag Donation Drive: Pick up a Levis JCC “laundry” bag at locations on our campus (and in the Thrift Shop), fill with new or gently used clothing, then return to the Levis JCC. Call (561) 368-3665 or visit www.levisjcc.org. September 29 & 30 – Levis JCC High Holiday Program – Rosh Hashanah: The Levis JCC makes the High Holidays meaningful, uplifting and enjoyable with this engaging, interactive program. This program consists of traditional prayers and question and answer sessions. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the Beifield Auditorium at the Levis JCC Sandler Center. For prices and registration, contact Barbara Goldstein at (561) 852-3262 or visit www.levisjcc.org.

Special Events

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October 2 – Sukkot Harvest Festival: Decorate our Sukkah in the Levis JCC Sandler Center’s backyard. Make decorations, play themed games for prizes and participate in a hands-on cooking lesson using seasonal fruits and veggies we will eat as a snack in our Sukkah! 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., $25 per family. Pre-register by September 19 for a 20% discount! Contact Heidi DiCicco at (561) 852-3225. October 8 – The Levis JCC High Holiday Program – Yom Kippur: Traditional prayers, questions and answers and discussion about Yom Kippur 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in the Beifield Auditorium at the Levis JCC Sandler Center. Contact Barbara Goldstein at (561) 852-3262. November 3 & 4 – Levis JCC Thrift Shop Neighborhood Pick-Up Drive: The Levis JCC Thrift Shop

comes to you! Call to schedule a pick up of furniture, clothing and household items. Select neighborhoods throughout Boca Raton. Call (561) 368-3665 or visit www.levisjcc.org. November 7 – Levis JCC Sandler Center’s Distinguished Lecture Series: Kicks off with internationally known commentator and scholar Daniel Gordis. 7:30 p.m. in Zinman Hall. Contact Susana Flaum at (561) 852-3254. November 15 – The 21st Annual Book & Author Luncheon: Three best selling authors will present their work followed by a discussion at Boca West Country Club. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. $75 includes continental breakfast, author presentations, lunch and valet parking. Contact Susana Flaum at (561) 852-3254. November 18 – Mommy and Me Character Breakfast: Mommies and little ones enjoy meeting Elmo, Mickey, Minnie, Cookie Monster and more furry friends at this annual meet and greet breakfast. 9:15– 10:30 a.m. in the Beifield Auditorium at the Levis JCC Sandler Center. Contact Anita Schwartz at (561) 852-3286. November 24 – Third Annual Turkey Trot 5K Race/Walk and Youth Fun Run: On Thanksgiving Day, forget the turkey, it’s time to trot! Race begins at Levis JCC at 7:30 a.m. Youth 1-mile Fun Run starts at 8:15 a.m. and a Youth 100-yard dash begins at 8:30 a.m. Contact Janet Hull at (561) 852-3117. November 29 – Winter Holiday Boutique: Shop til you drop – all in one spot! Clothing, handbags, jewelry and so much more – come see what the Levis JCC has in store! 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. in the Beifield Auditorium at the Levis JCC Sandler Center. Presented by the Levis JCC Zale Early Childhood Learning Center and the Sandler Center for Jewish Life Enhancement. December 8 & 9 – 2011 Tax Deduction Donation Drive: There is still time to donate and receive a

tax deduction for the year! Clean out, collect and drop off at the Thrift Shop! Call (561) 368-3665 or visit www.levisjcc.org. December 11 – Levis JCC Open House: Fun for the whole family! Explore the Levis JCC Zale Early Childhood Learning Center and find out about our many programs and services; features free activities for children and adults. 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Call Anita Schwartz at (561) 852-3286. Calling all Artists – Artists are invited to submit original works of two-or three-dimensional art

to be juried and exhibited March 4 - April 15 at Art 2012 Biennial Art Competition. Awards: Best in Show $1,000, Craft Award $500, Three Awards of Merit $250, Honorable Mentions. Contact Kathy Slutsky (561) 558-2504. Deadline for submission: November 30. The 5th Annual International Jewish Short Play Competition – Submit an original play based on a theme of Jewish life, issues, or culture from modern or historic times. Winning entries performed as a Staged Reading on Saturday, March 31 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 1 at 2:00 p.m. Deadline for entries: February 1. 1st Place $500, 2nd Place $300, 3rd Place $200, Honorable Mentions. Entry fee: $10. For guidelines visit www.levisjcc.org/culturalarts/competitions. Contact Myrna Loman at (561) 558-2118. Partially underwritten by Florence and Barry Friedberg

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children & family

BETTY & MARVIN ZALE EARLY CHILDHOOD LEARNING CENTER • (561) 852-3286

Newborns and children up to age five embark on a journey into a world of learning, discovery, wonder, growth and personal development.

for pre-school enrichment class listings please turn to pages 6 & 7 Enrichment classes are open to children enrolled in Levis JCC Zale’s 3-year old and Pre-K programs. All classes are 45 minutes.

staff directory Penny Klombers Director

zale@levisjcc.org Pam Foti

Assistant Director/ Early Childhood Camp Director

pamf@levisjcc.org Paula Harris

BABY, TODDLER & ME paulahp@levisjcc.org DADDY AND ME: A special “Daddy Time” with your child. Experience music, art and circle time. For children 1-2 years old. Wednesdays, $90 per session. • Session I: • Session II: • Session III: 10/26-12/7 (No class 11/23) 1/11-2/15 3/14-4/25 (No class 4/11) 6:30-7:30 p.m., DM36001 6:30-7:30 p.m., DM36202 6:30-7:30 p.m., dm36203

paulahp@levisjcc.org

BUBBIE, ZAYDE & ME: Welcome in Shabbat with singing and dancing. Delight in a variety of hands on activities while you enjoy special time with your grandchild. For children 1-2 years old. Fridays, $90. • January 13-February 17 1:00-2:00 p.m., bzm3730

Janice Pearlman

BLOOMING BABIES: This free class offers new moms the opportunity to discover the wonders of

“Mommy & Me” Coordinator/ 2 Year Old Supervisor

Program Supervisor

janicep@levisjcc.org Anita Schwartz

Events Coordinator

anitasa@levisjcc.org

their amazing newborns while meeting and sharing with other parents. For babies 0-4 months. Fridays, FREE. • September 23-December 9 (No class 9/30, 10/14, 10/21, 11/25) 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., bb3700

Debra Kalina

Administrative Assistant

MOMMY & ME paulahp@levisjcc.org

Suzzette Woodman

Babies, toddlers and their parents enjoy weekly theme based classes filled with motor and sensory activities. Circle Time includes singing, dancing and exciting finger plays. Discussion time helps parents discover new ways to interact with and stimulate their children. Classes are designed for children birth to two years and “separation” classes include Turning Two and Nearly Two. Classes run from August 29-May 24. • Ones Are Fun (birthdays 5/1/10-9/1/10) Mondays, 9:00-10:00 a.m., $563, oaf3705, 10:30-11:30 a.m., $563, oaf3606

debrak@levisjcc.org

Administrative Assistant

suzzettew@levisjcc.org

• Bagels & Blocks (birthdays 1/1/10-4/30/10) Fridays, 9:00-10:15 a.m., $548, bb3707, 10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m., $548, bb3708

• Bright Beginnings (birthdays 1/1/11-5/31/11) Mondays, 12:00-1:00 p.m., $563, btbg3702 Wednesdays, 9:00-10:00 a.m., $616, btbg3701 • Creative Crawlers (birthdays 9/2/10-12/31/10) Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m., $616, cc3703, 12:00-1:00 p.m., $616, cc3704

Turning Two (birthdays 1/1/10-4/30/10) Tu/Th, 9:30-10:30 a.m., $1950, tt3700 (beginning in January, class runs from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.)

Nearly Two (birthdays 9/2/09-12/31/09) Tu/Th, 9:00-11:00 a.m., $2125, nt3710, M/W/F, 9:00-11:00 a.m., $3187, nt3711 (beginning in January class runs from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.)

PRESCHOOL MINI CAMp debrak@levisjcc.org winter wonderland mini camp: Join us for fun-filled days with exciting themes and special entertainment. Call (561) 852-3286 for more information.

• December 27-30 and January 3-6 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., $55 per day Pre-care: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m., $9 per day

You’d never let your friends send their children to anything but the best pre-school!

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Brings families together all year round. Heidi DiCicco, Director • heidid@levisjcc.org

levis jcc copanos kidfit

levis jcc Marleen Forkas no school & winter camp days

A supervised youth fitness and play center for children ages 3-11. • Monday-Friday, 2:30-6:00 p.m. Saturday, 7:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Sunday, 8:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

• M: $4/child/hour or $25/month unlimited visits, 2nd child in same family $20, free for any additional children in the same family

• 3 hours/child/day maximum

• NM: $8/child/hour or $50/month unlimited visits, 2nd child in same family $40, $10 for any additional children in the same family

Kids ages 5-11 enjoy on-campus activities, games, crafts, field trips and entertainment. • Full day program, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. M: $50/child/day* NM: $60/child/day*

• No School Days: 10/21, 11/11, 11/23, 1/9 and 1/16 • Winter Camp: 12/23, 12/26, 12/27, 12/28, 12/29, 12/30, 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, 1/5 and 1/6

• Pre-care, 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. Post-care, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. (available at an additional cost)

children & family

youth & family department • (561) 852-3225

Pre-register for at least 5 days of Winter Camp by December 2 for a 10% discount. *A late registration fee of $5 will be charged for registrations not completed 3 days prior to day of use.

birthday parties

AMERICAN RED CROSS babysitting training course

For children ages 3 and up. Packages include invitations, a themed Carvel ice cream cake, drinks, snacks, balloons, party-ware and a party coordinator. Additional items are available for a fee. Prices start at $350 for 15 children. Themes include science, Levis JCC Copanos KidFit, Playball, magic and Zumba/Hip-Hop. Learn first-aid, CPR, diaper changing, what to do in an emergency situation, how to diffuse conflict and how to be a leader – all that’s needed to be a truly great babysitter. In Zinman Hall; participants should bring kosher dairy lunch. Registration required prior to December 7. • Sunday, December 11, 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

• M: $75/NM: $95

BBYO youth groups

Teens grades 8-12 are immersed in Jewish life through community service projects, leadership development programs and social, political, athletic, spiritual and cultural activities. Call (954) 252-1912. • Every Wednesday evening, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., $75

saturday nights out!

Enjoy a night out on the town while your kids (ages 5-11) enjoy a night out at the Levis JCC with crafts, snacks, Levis JCC Copanos KidFit and a movie. Third Saturday of every month 9/17, 10/15, 11/19 and 12/17.

jcc maccabi artsfest

Auditions for talented teens in culinary arts, dance, rock music, photography, broadcast journalism, acting/ improv, visual arts and vocal music. Memphis, TN August 5-10, 2012 and Rockland, NY August 12-17, 2012.

artist-in-residence workshops

Children 9-17 work with artist Mordechai Rosenstein. To register, call Kathy Slutsky at (561) 558-2504. • Monday, November 7, 10:00, 11:30 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.

• $5 per session

marleen forkas camps adolph & rose levis jewish community center

Take advantage of Summer Camp Early Bird Specials. Register now and save! Deposit of $300 per camper plus $50 registration fee. Fee is fully refundable until 1/31 (less registration fee) • 5% discount if registered by September 15

Session One: June 18-June 29 Session Two: July 2-July 13

• 10% discount if paid in full by September 15

Session Three: July 16-July 27 Session Four: July 30-Aug 10

For more information or to register your child for the best summer ever, visit www.levisjcc.org/camp • (561) 852-5090 • camp@levisjcc.org

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enrichment classes

ballet to basketball…cooking to karate…. Whatever your child’s passion, we have you covered for afternoons full of fun and friendship! To register for enrichment classes, please use the form on page 15. For more information about any class, unless otherwise noted, contact Barbara Goldstein at (561) 852-3262.

arts, crafts, film & video legend

P Preschool (Children 3 by September 1 or in Pre-K)

E Elementary School (K-5)

T Tweens (Ages 9-12)

young rembrandts: Collage, painting, drawing and sculpture enrich understanding of color, form, shape and texture while developing concentration, hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity. P • Wednesdays, September 14-December 21, $220 • 1:00-1:45 p.m., enr39001 No classes 9/28, 11/23 and 12/7 2:30-3:15 p.m., enr39002 3:30-4:15 p.m., enr39003 picasso’s children: Learn art appreciation, work with a variety of media and create in the style of master artists. P E T • Thursdays, September 8-December 15, M: $253, NM: $275 • 3:30-4:30 p.m. (grades Pre-K-2), YF4220 No classes 9/29, 10/13, 10/20 and 11/24 4:40-5:40 p.m. (grades 3-5), YF4221 Art in 3 dimensions: Learn the elements and principles of art and design: line, shape, color and form. E • Tuesdays, September 13-December 13, M: $260, NM: $286 • 3:30-4:30 p.m. (grades 3-6), YF4200 No class 11/22 woodworking with miss woody: E T • Mondays, 3:00-4:00 p.m. (grades K-2) or 4:15-5:15 p.m. (grades 3-5), M: $140, NM: $147

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• Session I: September 12-October 24, YF4201 Session II: October 31-December 19, YF4202 (no class 11/21)

Pottery on the Wheel for teens: Tweens and teens work with the potter’s wheel and create hand built pieces. T • Wednesdays, 9/21 - 12/14, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

• $25 per session plus $20 supply fee

sparkles crafts: Projects encourage imaginative ideas and creativity. E T • Wednesdays, September 14-December 14, M: $198, NM: $220 • 2:45-3:45 p.m. (grades K-2), YF4203 No class 9/28, 10/19, 11/23 4:00-5:00 p.m. (grades 3-5), YF4204 rock…paper…scissors…: Construct characters and scenes, then use stop motion technology and video cameras to bring stories to life. For children ages 7-10. E T • Tuesdays, September 6-October 11, M: $120, NM: $150

• 2:45-3:45 p.m., YF4205

music video production: Write music and lyrics, then direct a music video! For children ages 9-13. • Tuesdays, September 6-October 11, M: $120, NM: $150

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• 4:15-5:15 p.m., YF4206

say cheese story book production: Storyboard ideas then take, import and edit photos and layout to produce a book. For children ages 6-9. E T • Tuesdays, October 25-December 6, M: $120, NM: $150 No class 11/22

• 2:45-3:45 p.m., YF4207

comic relief: Be author, photographer and illustrator of a published comic book. For children ages 9-12. E T • Tuesdays, October 25-December 6, M: $120, NM: $150 • 4:15-5:15 p.m., YF4208 No class 11/22 artist-in-residence workshops: Children 9-17 work with artist Mordechai Rosenstein. To register, call Kathy Slutsky at (561) 558-2504. • Monday, November 7, 10:00, 11:30 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.

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• Miss Kari: 2:30-3:15 p.m., enr3902 • Miss Kari: 3:30-4:15 p.m., enr3903

Learn about Jewish traditions, Shabbat, mitzvot, blessings and holidays through art projects, cooking, stories and music. sha’ar: P E • Sundays, 9:30-11:30 a.m. (grades Pre-K-2), $176/Session or $325 when pre-registered for both sessions (5% sibling discount offered) • Session I: Every other Sunday September 11-December 18, SHA4401 pathways: E • Thursdays, 2:45-4:15 p.m. (grades 3-5), Session I: September 8-December 15, YF4209A, No class 9/29, 10/13, 10/20, 11/24 and 12/8 M: $200, NM: $220

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• $5 per session

mini chefs: Children measure, mix, pour and stir, developing math, language and science skills. • Mondays, September 12-December 19, $260 • Miss Karen T.: 1:00-1:45 p.m., enr3901

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• Session II: Every other Sunday January 22-May 6, SHA440 • Both Sessions: SHA4403

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Session II: January 12-May 17, YF4209, No class 3/22, 4/5 and 4/12 M: $320, NM: $352. 5% discount applied when pre-registering for both sessions (561) 852-3200


shake, rattle & roll: Clap your hands and stomp your feet, let’s move our bodies to the beat. • Fridays, September 16-December 23, $155 • 2:30-3:15 p.m., enr3920 No classes 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 11/25 3:30-4:15 p.m., ENR3921 beginning guitar: P T • Tuesdays, September 13-December 13, M: $234, NM: $260 No class 11/22

ballet: P • Fridays, September 16-December 23, $150 No class 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 11/25

science and technology

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• 2:45-3:45 p.m. (grades 3-5), YF4210 4:15-5:15 p.m. (grades 6-8), YF4211

levis jcc singers: Join the choir and get your “GLEE” on. For children in grades 3-5. • Mondays, September 12-December 19, M: $240, NM: $270 • 2:45-3:45 p.m., YF4214 hip hop: P • Thursdays, September 15-December 22, $150 No class 9/29, 10/13, 10/20, 11/24, 12/8

enrichment classes

dance, drama and music

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• 2:30-3:15 p.m. (Ages 3+), enr5410 • 1:00-1:45 p.m. (Ages 3+), enr5432 • 2:30-3:15 p.m. (Ages 3+), enr5433

hightouch hightech science for preschoolers: Fuels the imagination by providing fun, interactive, hands-on experiences. P • Tuesdays, September 13-December 20, $275 • 2:30-3:15 p.m., enr3930 3:30-4:15 p.m., enr3931 super sprouts garden club with miss charlene: Dig into some great fun! P • Thursdays, September 15-December 22, $180 • 2:30-3:15 p.m., enr3909 No classes 9/29, 10/13, 10/20, 11/24, 12/8 bright & smart robotics: Developed by MIT, this program uses LEGO bricks and computers to introduce engineering skills. E T • Mondays, 2:45-4:15 p.m. (Ages 7-10), • Session I: September 12-October 24, YF4215 4:45-6:15 p.m. (Ages 11-14) • Session II: November 7-December 19, YF4216 • Free introductory classes: August 29 & M: $168, NM: $175 (7-week program) October 31 plus $20 materials charge mind lab: Develop thinking abilities and life skills through strategy game play. E • Thursdays, September 8-December 15 • 2:30-3:20 p.m. (grades K-2), YF4220 No class 9/29, 10/13, 10/20 and 11/24 3:30-4:30 p.m. (grades 3-5), YF4221 M: $220, NM: $256 hightouch hightech science: Get turned on to science through this series of hands-on experiments. • Wednesdays, 3:45-4:45 p.m. (grades K-2), (6-week program), • Session I: September 14-October 26, 2:30-3:30 p.m. (grades 3-5) No class 9/28, YF4218 • Session II: November 2-December 14, • M: $144, NM: $150 No class 11/23, YF4219

sports, fitness and martial arts

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coach’s pick: Develop coordination, skill and sportsmanship playing a variety of sports: soccer, basketball and floor hockey. P • Mondays, September 12-December 19, $225 cheerleading: P • Mondays, September 12-December 19, $225

• 1:00-1:45 p.m. (Ages 3+),ENR5429 • 2:30-3:15 p.m. (Ages 3+), ENR5412 • 2:30-3:15 p.m. (Ages 3+), ENR5415

dribble and shoot: Learn the fundamentals of dribbling, passing and shooting – basketball and soccer! • Wednesdays, September 14-December 21, $150 No classes 9/28, 10/12, 10/19, 11/23 and 12/7

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• 1:00-1:45 p.m. (Ages 3+), ENR5429 • 2:30-3:15 p.m. (Ages 3+), ENR5436

karate for preschoolers: Improve self discipline, concentration and confidence. To register, call (561) 394-4492. • Wednesdays, September 12-December 21 • 2:30-3:15 p.m. (Ages 3+), ENR5415 karate: Nine levels of progression; improve self discipline, concentration and confidence. To register, call (561) 394-4492. P • Mondays or Wednesdays, September 12-December 21 • Mondays; 3:35-4:20 p.m. (Pre-K) • No classes 9/28, 10/12, 10/19, 11/23 and 12/7 • Wednesdays; 3:35-4:20 p.m. (Pre-K)

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playball: Enjoy sports in a fun, enthusiastic and safe atmosphere with positive reinforcement from coaches. • Tuesdays, September 13-December 20; $225 • Thursdays, September 15-December 22; $112 • 1:00-1:45 p.m. (Ages 3+),ENR5406 • 1:00-1:45 p.m. (Ages 3+), ENR5423 • 2:30-3:15 p.m. (Ages 3+), ENR5407 • 2:30-3:15 p.m. (Ages 3+), ENR5426 Schedule subject to change. A minimum number of students must be enrolled to operate a class. We reserve the right to cancel a class, in which case a full refund will be made. No refunds or credits will be made due to absences. www.levisjcc.org

step it up basketball class: P E • Mondays, September 12-December 19; $225

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• 3:30-4:15 p.m. (Pre-K), ENR5499

players edge t-ball: Enhance balance, hand-eye coordination and fitness. P • Fridays, September 16-December 23; $150 • 2:30-3:15 p.m. (Ages 3+), ENR5417 No classes 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21 and 11/25 • 3:30-4:15 p.m. (Ages 5-6), ENR54004 tennis – game, set & match: Classes and private lessons available; Monday-Friday. Call (561) 852-3211 for schedule.

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levis jcc copanos kidfit: NEW! Parents may drop off or pick-up at KidFit; the children will be escorted to and/or from their enrichment classes in the Sports & Wellness or the Cultural Arts building. We are unable to transport to/from Zale building or the Sandler Center. Please call for details; restrictions apply. page 7


sports & Wellness

THE LEVIS JCC SPORTS & WELLNESS DEPARTMENT • (561) 852-3200

A place for people of all ages to work out, join a league or participate in a wellness program to achieve a healthier body, mind and spirit.

staff directory Janet Hull

Sports & Wellness Director

(561) 852-3117 janeth@levisjcc.org

fitness PERSONAL TRAINING: NEW! Introducing two exciting and innovative personal training fitness programs – try 1 TRX or Kettlebell session for a one-time special rate of $25 for 30 minutes. Contact Larry Brady. • One Hour Single sessions: $60 • Group Sessions (3 people): $75

• 5 sessions: $275 • 10 sessions: $500

Lauren Friedman

larry’s boot camp: 1 hour of heart-pumping, belly busting, fat-burning fitness fun.

(561) 852-3257 laurenf@levisjcc.org

• Thursdays at 8:00 a.m. beginning September 1 No classes 9/29 and 10/13

Membership Director

Heidi DiCicco

Youth & Families Director

(561) 852-3225 heidid@levisjcc.org Lesley Surfer

Sports & Wellness Programs Coordinator

(561) 852-3212 lesleys@levisjcc.org Larry Brady

Fitness Director

(561) 852-3383 larrybr@levisjcc.org Marsha Ismach

Membership Associate

(561) 852-3268 marshai@levisjcc.org Barbara Goldstein Registrar

(561) 852-3262 barbarag@levisjcc.org Jacqui Pomerantz

Group Exercise Coordinator

(561) 852-3209 jacquip@levisjcc.org Yogev Berdugo Basketball

(888) 600-0908 yogev@timetostepitup.com Jorge Volinsky Soccer

(561) 852-6093 jorgev@levisjcc.org

• 10 sessions, M: $60, Drop-in: $8 per class

Fun with fitness: Keep your kids (grades 3+) in shape! Beginning August 30th in the Fitness Center. • Tuesdays or Thursdays, 3:30-4:15 p.m. • (both days) • (one day per week) M: $76, NM: $116, M: $100, NM: $150, Drop-in: $15 per class Drop-in: $12 per class quick classes: Available in the Fitness Center (the following three classes are FREE). • Ab Blast: 15 minute ab class that will help • Burn: The Fitness Center’s newest class starts burn extra calories all day. M-F: 8:00-8:15 a.m. September 12. M-Th: 9:30-9:45 a.m. • Stretch & Flex: Start the day right – get in a great morning stretch. M-F: 8:15-8:30 a.m. Fitness orientations: Three complimentary sessions to become familiar with the equipment and receive assistance with your workout. Contact Larry Brady. Exercise testing & prescription: Trainer evaluates heart rate, blood pressure, flexibility, strength and endurance and prescribes a personalized exercise program. Contact Larry Brady. • M: $60, NM: $70 blood pressure screening: No charge for members. Contact Larry Brady. cpr certification: American Red Cross CPR/AED certification. Contact Larry Brady. nutritional counseling: A Registered Dietician teaches how to eat right and create a healthier lifestyle. Medicare and some insurance accepted. Contact Leslie Burman or Lisa Siemens. SILVERSNEAKERS®: For participants enrolled with qualifying insurance companies, this free Sports & Wellness Center membership is an innovative blend of physical activity, healthy lifestyle and socially oriented programming that allows older adults to take greater control of their health. Visit www.silversneakers.com or call 1-888-423-4632 to see if you qualify.

group exercise group exercise: Each week numerous classes are offered for every age and fitness level. For a complete and up-to-date schedule of classes, please visit www.levisjcc.org. Contact Jacqui Pomerantz.

Mind/Body • Yoga • Yogalatai • Pilates

Leslie Burman

Registered Dietician

(561) 789-7000

Jennifer Forman Physical Therapist

(561) 212-3378 Ken Maget Tennis

(561) 852-3211 Andy Raffa T-ball

(561) 945-8710

Jonathan Marcus

master zumba classes: • Sunday, October 16 & December 11, M: $12, NM: $18 9:00-10:30 a.m.

High Impact • Bosu Bound • Cardio Kick Bootcamp • Cardio Kickboxing • Spinning • Zumba Low Impact • Light-N-Lively • Young at Heart • SilverSneakers • Early Registration by 10/1 M: $10, NM: $15 each class

adult sports adult softball: New players added to existing teams or new teams formed. Level of play B/C, 6-12 arc, slow pitch. Uniform included. Must be 18 years or older to participate. Contact Jonathan Marcus. • Sundays starting September 18, 9:00 a.m. • M: $80, NM: $110

Camp Director, Softball

adult kickball league: Kick it with the Levis JCC! Don’t miss your chance to join the Levis JCC Fall co-ed kickball teams. This league is non-competitive; all skill levels are welcome. Registration closes on August 22, sign up today! www.levisjcc.org/kickball.

Merav Cohen

• Mondays, September 12-November 28 6:30, 7:30 or 8:30 p.m.

(561) 852-3231 jonathanm@levisjcc.org Yofi Skincare

(561) 852-3284 Lisa Siemens

Registered Dietician

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• Half hour sessions: $28

• $75 (includes a t-shirt)

adult basketball with step it up: Private and group training, leagues, tournaments. All coaches are trained professionals with backgrounds as either collegiate or professional basketball players. Contact Step It Up at (888) 600-0908 or info@timetostepitup.com or register online at www.timetostepitup.com/adult-leagues. • Monday and Wednesdays: 6:30-9:30 p.m. • 35+ Monday Night League $525.00 per team or M: $100, NM: $120 18+ Wednesday Night League (561) 852-3200


levis jcc copanos kidfit: Drop off the kids while you work out. Featuring Wii Sports and Fitness, PS3, Rockband, rock-climbing wall, indoor playground and dance video mats – they’ll have so much fun, they won’t realize that they’re working out too! See page 5 for schedule and fees. youth basketball clinics with step it up: Private and group training with a focus on skill development. Sessions for boys and girls, ages 6-18 range from 1-2 hours. Players grouped by age and skill level. August 21-December 18. Contact Step It Up at (888) 600-0908 or info@timetostepitup.com or register online at www.timetostepitup.com/adult-leagues. T-ball with players edge: Boys and girls ages 4 -6 learn the basics with Coach Raffa. Volunteer to be a coach! Includes a coach’s clinic conducted by Players Edge. • Sunday mornings, $140 (includes uniform) 9:00 a.m. • (10 weeks) September 11-November 13 jcc maccabi games 2012 judy levis markhoff delegation of the mitchell dobbin maccabi team: Jewish Teens 13 – 16 (as of July 31, 2012) unite with nearly 5,000 Jewish teens from around the world for a life-transforming week of competition and camaraderie in Memphis, TN on August 5-10 and Rockland, NY August 12-17, 2012. Team Boca seeks athletes to compete in boys and girls basketball, boys and girls soccer, boys baseball, girls volleyball, swimming and tennis.

sports & Wellness

CHILDREN’S SPORTS AND WELLNESS

• Informational meeting for athletes and their parents on December 18. Contact Lesley Surfer.

levis jcc fitness membership rates

full family: (2 adult household with dependents under 23) • $70/month + enrollment fee of $69 couple: (Ages 18+) • $61/month + enrollment fee of $69 individual: (Ages 18+) • $36/month + enrollment fee of $69 individual with children: (1 adult household with dependents under 23) • $45/month + enrollment fee of $69 individual, evenings & weekend: (Ages 18+) • M-Th: 5:00-9:00 p.m., F: 4:00-6:00 p.m., Sat: 7:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Sun: 7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. • $28/month + enrollment fee of $69

member services

super saver: • M-F: 12:00-4:00 p.m., Sat: 7:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Sun: 7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. • $28/month + enrollment fee of $69 college student: (Full time 12+ credits, student ID/transcript required) • $23/month + enrollment fee of $20 teen student: (Ages 12-18) • $18/month + enrollment fee of $20 corporate membership: A discount on membership fees of 20% is extended to businesses and organizations with at least 5 employees joining the Levis JCC. The enrollment fee is reduced to $35 per membership.

levis jcc locker rental: • Full Locker $120/yr • Half Locker $60/yr

• Towels are available for $1 a day

BABYSITTING: Reservations required. Call (561) 852-3200 • Sunday-Friday: 8:00-11:30 a.m. • Ages 4 and under; $3 per hour massage therapy: Treat yourself to a relaxing deep tissue, reflexology, or aromatherapy massage with our licensed massage therapist. Contact the Front Desk to schedule your appointment at (561) 852-3200. • One hour massage: 1 for $60, 5 for $275, 10 for $500 • Chair massages: $1 per minute

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special needs

THE LEVIS JCC schwedelson SPECIAL NEEDS programs • (561) 852-3256

The Levis JCC Schwedelson Special Needs Programs strive to enhance the lives of children, teens and adults with disabilities. Families are embraced in Levis JCC life, with inclusion opportunities provided when possible.

fit & fun sports programs staff directory Marianne Jacobs

Director of Special Needs

(561) 852-3256 mariannej@levisjcc.org Andrea Platt

Marleen Forkas Camp Kavod Director

Grades Pre-K-12. fit & fun sports fall and spring programs: Participants (grouped by age/skill level)

enhance sports and fitness skills through obstacle courses, relay races, and other skill building activities. Experienced coaches and teen volunteer buddies assist each participant in having fun while achieving maximum success! Contact Marianne Jacobs. • Fall Session (8 week session) Grades Pre-K-5 Sunday, October 2-November 20 $125

• Spring Session (6 weeks) Grades Pre-K-12 Sunday, March 25-May 6 $100

(561) 852-3269 andreap@levisjcc.org Lisa Drescher

Otzar Sunday School Director

(561) 852-3256 Ali Landman

Schwedelson Sunday Social Scene Coordinator

(561) 866-9216 alimorgan85@aol.com

marleen forkas camp kavod year-round programs Grades Pre-K-12

This program is generously underwritten by the Law Firm of Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith, PLLC and the Jason Taylor Foundation.

summer camp: Marleen Forkas Camp Kavod has highly qualified, nurturing staff and low staffing - ensuring that campers experience a safe, well supervised, fun-filled, typical camp program while acquiring vital life skills. Activities include swimming, sports, fitness, arts & crafts, science, karate, digital photography, music, dance, horseback riding and other wonderful field trips! Contact Andrea Platt.

• June 18-August 10

winter/spring camps: Campers participate in a myriad

of activities on campus and in community venues. • Winter Camp: December 26-January 6

• Spring Camp: March 19-23

Camp Kavod year-round programs are generously underwritten by founding sponsor FMSbonds, Inc., Sun Sentinel Children’s Fund, Meryl & Ron Gallatin, the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County, Laurence W. Levine Foundation, Boca Raton Regional Hospital, Pythian Youth Foundation, The Manuel D. and Rhoda Mayerson Foundation, Cincinnati, Ohio and Publix Supermarkets.

otzar sunday school program Grades Pre-K-12

Offering students a Judaic education that fosters enriched participation in Jewish life. Classes are grouped by age and developmental skill level. Families who want their child to become a Bar/Bat Mitzvah will have the opportunity to work in collaboration with local synagogues. Contact Lisa Drescher. • Sunday, September 11-Sunday, May 20, 9:00-11:00 a.m., $750 Otzar is generously funded by the Barton and Shirley Weisman Foundation, Inc., the Rubens Family Foundation and Audrey & Jerome Altheimer.

project ride Children & Teens ages 6-17

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The Project RIDE program provides a modified tricycle for children with special needs who would not normally have an opportunity to ride a bike. This ongoing program is designed to enhance each child’s recreational independence while fostering new motor and social skills. Participants will be able to enjoy wonderful bike rides with their families! A modified tricycle is provided to each child’s family until the child outgrows it, with the option to purchase the tricycle. Contact Marianne Jacobs. (561) 852-3200


schwedelson young adult social scene – ages 18-29 schwedelson sunday social scene – ages 30-50s: Experienced group leaders provide a warm and

welcoming social program for adults functioning at a high level of independence in community settings. Participants attend sporting events, bowling, theatre, festivals, movies, picnics, restaurants, museums, concerts, participate in community service projects plus a weekend trip to a popular Florida destinationand much more! • Sundays, September 11-May 20 Summer Dates to be announced in May • M: $225, NM: $325

special needs

schwedelson sunday social scene

This program has been generously underwritten by the Schwedelson Foundation for 20 years.

move & mingle adult fitness program Ages 18+

savvy program Ages 16+

Adult’s learn about fitness equipment, exercising at their own pace and meeting new friends. Contact Marianne Jacobs. • Fall Program (8 week session) Thursdays, October 6-December 15 No class 10/13, 10/20 and 11/24

• 7:00-8:00 p.m. • M: $100, NM: $125

Self-Defense, Awareness, Voice, Valor, Your life – Take Charge! Innovative self-defense, safety and self-awareness program for teenage girls and women. Participants learn useful and realistic self-defense skills as well as social and emotional skills necessary to assert themselves in social situations, how to make good choices about personal safety and much more! Contact Marianne Jacobs. • Fall Program (8 week session) Tuesdays and Thursdays, October 6-December 15 No class 10/13, 10/20 and 11/24

• 7:00-8:00 p.m. • M: $100, NM: $125

Winter/Spring program dates to be announced in November. This program is generously funded by the Jewish Women’s Foundation of the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County

caregiver support group

In collaboration with JARC, this ongoing group offers opportunities to share common experiences, feelings, learn about community resources and plan for the future. Contact Justin Vassi at (561) 558-2566 or jvassi@jarcfl.org.

volunteer

Make a difference in our community: volunteer in our Fit & Fun Sports Programs, Otzar Sunday School Program or Marleen Forkas Camp Kavod Year-Round Programs. Participate in B’nai Mitzvah Mensch Program as part of your Bar or Bat Mitzvah celebration. Contact Marianne Jacobs.

on-the job training

The Levis JCC is an on-the-job training site with the Florida Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (VR). If you have a son or daughter (age 16 through adult) with a disability, please contact VR to find out more about this opportunity. Contact Jeanne Clinton at (561) 544-4657 or Jeannee.Clinton@vr.fldoe.org.

Connecting individuals and families with Jewish experiences that are truly meaningful. Rabbi Michael Stern, Director • mikes@levisjcc.org

levis jcc high holiday program shabbat hospitality

The Levis JCC makes the High Holidays meaningful, uplifting and enjoyable with this engaging, interactive program. See page 3 for details.

Celebrate the beauty and warmth of Shabbat with another Levis JCC family, either as a host or as a guest. JWW provides materials to help you conduct a meaningful and enjoyable Shabbat. This is an ongoing program.

Judaism without walls takeout

We bring Judaism to you with customized study opportunities for individuals and families in the comfort of your own home.

Jewish professional network

A monthly “lunch and learn” program featuring a Jewish view on contemporary ethical, moral and business issues, as well as quarterly networking sessions for professionals, featuring speakers that include prominent corporate, political and organizational leaders.

www.levisjcc.org

jww

judaism without walls • (414) 573-9668

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art, culture & Learning

Cultural arts and levis jcc phyllis & harvey sandler center for jewish life enhancement

All are invited to connect with friends and others who share similar interests in continuing education, spiritual connections, cultural experiences, art, entertainment, travel and social events.

The sylvia & jerry wolens 2011-2012 Cultural season staff directory

authors and their books

Reception Desk

Opens September 12 (561) 852-3241

21st annual book & author luncheon: Presenting three authors: Evan Fallenberg, Pam Jenoff and Meg Wolitzer. Tuesday, November 15 at Boca West Country Club. Registration at 9:00 a.m. $75 includes continental breakfast, author presentations, lunch, valet parking. a literary afternoon series: Author appearances, discussion and book signings. • Tuesdays, December-March (monthly); 2:30 p.m.

Sandler Center & Cultural Art Director

The levis jcc book club: Karen David leads this monthly review of fiction and non-fiction works September-June, 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. $6 per session.

(561) 558-2520 Box Office

Susana Flaum

(561) 852-3254 susanaf@levisjcc.org Karen David

Adult Program Director

(561) 558-2501 karend@levisjcc.org Kathy Slutsky

Adult Programs Coordinator & Gallery Director

(561) 558-2504 kathys@levisjcc.org Deborah Aronstam

Cultural Arts Admin. Assistant

(561) 852-5043 deboraha@levisjcc.org Peggy Baron

Adult Programs Admin. Assistant

(561) 558-2502 peggyb@levisjcc.org Myrna Loman

Producer, WBTC

(561) 558-2118 MCLoman@aol.com Rita Hammer

Box Office Manager

(561) 558-2512 boxoffice@bocafed.org

Nathan D. Rosen Museum Gallery Fall Schedule – Opening Reception: Sunday, November 6, 1:00-4:00 p.m. hebrew calligraphy: A Modern Day Feast for the Eyes by Mordechai Rosenstein – A collection of Judaic artwork golden treasures of my heart by Rebecca Schweiger – A collection of Contemporary Art cuba: vanished dreams by Maryelle Braunstein – Photographic Exhibition art talks: Thursdays, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. A selection of diverse, informative and entertaining speakers in the field of art. 5 lectures – $35, 3 lectures – $24, individual lecture – $10 calling all artists: Art 2012 Biennial Juried Art Competition. See page 3.

music & concerts swingin’ big bands series: Featuring The Jerry Fischer 17 Piece Jazz Orchestra, guest artists, and host Marshall Turkin. Sundays at 3:00 p.m. in Zinman Hall. A Phyllis and Gerry Golden Series. • Glenn miller to count basie: December 18 • Tommy dorsey to duke ellington: January 22 • benny goodman to stan kenton: February 12 • All 3 concerts, $72 for reserved seating or $82 for preferred reserved seating • Individual Concerts on sale October 3; individual concert: $28, preferred seating: $35 jazz and dance night with marshall turkin: Ballroom dancing, swing era jazz and Latin

music with dance hosts and instructors. In the Beifield Auditorium, the fourth Wednesday of the month; beginning November 23, 7:00 p.m. $8 for each session, at the door (includes refreshments). broadway live: A musical revue with Barry Levitt, produced by Shari Upbin. Two appearances only: Saturday, March 17, 8:00 p.m. and Sunday March 18, 3:00 p.m. in Zinman Hall. $35 preferred seating; $28 reserved seating.

films & theater matinee movies with myrna loman: International, American and independent films with discussion and analysis following each film. Includes coffee. In the Beifield Auditorium on Wednesdays, September-May, 1:00 p.m. $8 per film. Call Karen for dates and film titles. israeli film series: Presentation and discussion of award-winning films, with Dr. Mort Plotnick, Sundays, January – April, 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Series subscription $55, individual films $15 each, includes a bagel breakfast. In memory of Jack Boeko.

West boca theatre company 5th annual international jewish short play competition: See page 3 for entry information. women’s minyan by Naomi Ragen: Directed by Shari Upbin. Based on the true story of an

ultra-Orthodox rabbi’s wife and mother of twelve, prevented from seeing her children after she leaves the family. In the Beifield Auditorium, open seating.

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Thursdays, December 1, 8 and 15 Saturdays, December 3, 10 and 17 at 8:00 p.m. Sundays, December 4, 11 and 18 at 2:00 p.m. $20, Group sales available

auditions: For Women’s Minyan by Naomi Ragen. Casting 10 women ages 18-70. Prepare a 1-2 minute dramatic monologue. Bring headshot and resume. Monday, October 3; 6:00-10:00 p.m. and Tuesday, October 4; 6:00-10:00 p.m. For appointments, email: jeffreybruce@comcast.com or call Myrna. page 12

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Mah Jongg Face – An afternoon performance of Laughter, Tears, Stories and Song: Sunday, January 15, 3:00 p.m. in Zinman Hall. $23 advanced purchase, $27 at the door. Myrna goldberger – Hearst and Kennedy Brought to Life: William Randolph Hearst as told by his mistress Marion Davies, November 17 and Joseph Kennedy as told by Rose Kennedy, March 15. Starring Myrna Goldberger. Both programs at 1:00 p.m. $14 per person, per performance, includes refreshments. 2012 Women’s Health Symposium: Women of all ages learn how they can maintain a healthy mind-body connection. Presenting Dr. Mark Agronin, Dr. Madeline Singer and more. Includes continental breakfast, refreshments and lunch. Thursday, January 26, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The Golden Age of Jewish Humor Series with Stephen Z. Cohen, Ph.D.: Mondays, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. January 16, 23 and 30 and February 6; call Karen David. $40 per person for the series, $15 drop-in fee. Book Talk with National Women of American Pen: 8 published female authors discuss their works; topics such as humor, mystery, intrigue and inspiration. Tuesday, January 31, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. $10, includes refreshments.

programs for thought

Edith and Martin Stein distinguished lecture series: Featured speaker Daniel Gordis, author of Saving Israel: How the Jewish People Can Win a War That May Never End, Monday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m. $55 for patrons • $20 general admission • Free for full-time students with I.D. • Dr. Leon Weisberg – January 11 • Dr. Robert Watson – February 29 • Gilbert Anko – January 24 • Myrna Loman – March 14 • Dr. Murray Lichtenstein – February 9 • Dr. Andrew Kahn – March 27 Coffee served, $20 per lecture - $90 for the series.

art, culture & Learning

SPECIAL EVENTS

are you widowed? navigating through rough waters: A series of workshops for the recently widowed that provide practical ways to deal with loss and the changes it brings. Space is limited. • Thursdays, 9/8, 9/15, 9/22 and 10/27, 9:30-11:00 a.m. • Series $36.00 (includes materials) the ladies room with Trudy Berlin, m.a.: An open forum discussion; topics include women’s health, family, relationships and well-being. • Tuesdays, ongoing, 10:00-11:30 a.m.

• $5.00 (includes refreshments)

psychology of the news with Trudy Berlin, m.a.: An invigorating discussion group highlighting the news of the week. • Tuesdays, 1:30-3:00 p.m. • $5.00 (includes refreshments) the socrates cafÉ with Shirley Green: Exchange ideas, discuss ethical and moral issues while embracing the concept that we learn more when we discuss and question with others. • Fridays, beginning November 4, 1:00-2:30 p.m.

• $5.00 per session (includes refreshments)

connecting to our jewish mothers with Tali Ann Katz: In Jewish history, seven female prophets were true agents of change; use their example to enhance your life. Pre-registration required for all classes. Introductory class: Wednesday, November 9, 2:00 p.m. • Tuesdays, 2/7, 14, 21 and 28, 3/6, 13, 20 and 27, 1:00 p.m.

• $120.00 for the series, $15 per class

The rabbi speaks with Rabbi Eli Rabovsky: A weekly expedition to the essence of our Jewish heritage and tradition from Genesis to the present. ��� Wednesdays, September-May, ongoing 2:00-3:00 p.m.

programs for your spirit

• $3.00 per session

spiritual meditation with Emmanuel Kadmon: Lower blood pressure, improve concentration, reduce stress and reduce and manage pain. • Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

• $36.00 per 4-week session

the healing circle with Miriam Katz & Loryn Halperin: Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. • Mondays, 11:00-12:00 p.m.

• $10.00 per session

how to make the rest of your life the best of your life with Dr. Marilyn Charwat: • $10.00 per session (on-going) • On-going: Thursdays, 11:00-12:30 p.m. meditation & creative drawing with Rachelle Kaufman: Class begins with guided meditation; use your imagination and create works of art in a relaxed atmosphere. Registration required. Begins November 4. • $50.00 per 6-week session • Fridays, 11:00-12:00 p.m. www.levisjcc.org

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PROGRAMS FOR THE FUN OF IT 2011-2012 MAH JONGG TOURNAMENTS: Includes continental breakfast, boxed lunch and refreshments, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Cash prizes awarded. Wednesdays, August 24 and November 30. • February 8: A special day of Mah Jongg. Enjoy Mah Jongg tournament and Chinese Buffet lunch. In conjunction with Nathan D. Rosen Museum Gallery exhibition, Mah Jongg: The History and Evolution Through the Centuries. Mah Jongg and Canasta Lessons: Learn to play Mah Jongg or Canasta in a small class environment. Lessons are two consecutive weeks, 2 classes each week. (Pre-registration required), $55 per four-session class. Mah Jongg and Canasta games: Ongoing for established games. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:30 – 4:00 p.m. $4, includes refreshments. Bridge: These games are open; new bridge players are always welcome. Fridays, 12:00 – 3:45 p.m. $4, includes refreshments. Bridge Workshops with Linda Green: Three workshops, no partner needed. 1/12, 2/23, 3/29. 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Refreshments served. $40 per workshop. Sign up for all three and save $15! Includes materials. Israeli Dancing with Steve Weissman: Chassidic to Yemenite. All levels welcome. On-going, Mondays, 7:30 – 10:00 p.m. $8 per class. Line Dancing with Ruth Goodstein: October through May, Mondays from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. $8 per class. Complimentary class on October 10. NEW! Flamenco Dancing with Sylvia Sanchez: Learn the basics of this fiery and passionate style of dance. Tuesdays, October through December – 10:00 a.m. - $10 per class. Complimentary class on October 18 at 10:00 a.m. Reservations required.

courses and crafts Introduction to Memoir Writing with Carol White • Wednesday, December 7, 2:00 – 3:00p.m.

• FREE

The Appreciation of Music & Opera with Eugene Solomon: Callas, Rubinstein, Heifetz, Horowitz, Pavarotti, Sutherland and more, on video. Registration required. Begins October 27. • Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. • $30 per 6-week session. Pottery on the Wheel with Marilyn Wander: Learn basic techniques to work the potter’s wheel. Advanced students sharpen skills. All levels are welcome. $30 per class. • Mondays, 9/19 - 12/12, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • Wednesdays, 9/21 - 12/14, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Handbuilding with Karen Windchild: Learn basic pinching, coiling, slab construction techniques and how to add texture and color. Advanced students work more independently. All levels welcome. $30 per class. • Tuesdays, (11 weeks) 10/4 – 12/13, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m

• Thursdays, (8 weeks) 10/6 – 12/15 (no class 10/3, 10/20, 11/24), 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Watercolor with Gustav Wander: Ongoing Fridays, beginning September 23, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. Students bring their own supplies. $130 per four-week session.

The Art of Decoupage with Eileen Toorock: Create decorative items: cut out favorite designs, apply them to wood, glass, and metal; finish with gloss. All levels welcome. Ongoing, four-week sessions, begins October 28. Fridays from 9:30-11:30 a.m. $85 for four sessions.

TRIPS AND TRAVEL jewish missions to Cuba: January 24 – 29, February 28 – March 4, March 27 – April 1, April 24 – 29 Art Tours – Art Basel in Miami Beach: Pre-tour art lecture and lunch, followed by guided tour at Art Basel and refreshments. Thursday, December 1, 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. $95 per person. New Year’s Cruise on the Oasis of the Seas: Saturday, December 31 – Saturday, January 7 Jersey Boys at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts: Sunday matinee, January 29 Day trip to Miami Beach, Lincoln Road, Ziff Museum, Venetian Pool at the Biltmore Hotel and Little Havana: Tuesday, February 7 St. Augustine and Jacksonville: via motor coach, Tuesday, March 6 – Thursday, March 10 art tours – The Cuban art and culture Connection: A visit to Little Havana’s galleries, private collections, art lecture and lunch at Versailles Restaurant. Date TBA (March). St. Petersburg, Tarpon Springs, Clearwater and Tampa: via motor coach, Tuesday, May 8 – Thursday, May 10 southeast asia and china: 5 night land tour of China and 16 night cruise of Southeast Asia with Princess Cruises. October 4 -26, 2012. page 14

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1. The Levis JCC reserves the right to make any class alterations or cancellations due to insufficient enrollment. In such cases, a full refund will be given. 2. Withdrawals are accepted up to one week prior to the class start date. A refund of 75% will be provided if sufficient enrollment of the class has been obtained at the time of withdrawal. Refunds will not be made once class has begun. 3. Tickets to events/trips are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. 4. Participation in any Adolph & Rose Levis JCC activity and use of any recreational facility involves risk of accidental injury despite all safety precautions. Having been informed of the activity to be conducted by the ADOLPH AND ROSE LEVIS JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER I/We, as an individual or as a parent or guardian of the participants named herein, assume all risks and hazards incidental to the activities, and release from responsibility and agree to indemnify and hold harmless the ADOLPH AND ROSE LEVIS JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER, its officers, directors, independent contractors, volunteers and all employees for any illness or injury to me or any children or family members occurring during his/her/our participation in any activities or use of any facilities at or activities conducted by the ADOLPH AND ROSE LEVIS JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER. 5. Members must remain members in good standing and remain current in all payments. Membership may be cancelled for violation of the general operating rules of the Adolph & Rose Levis JCC and Jewish Federation Campus. Inappropriate behavior will not be accepted. Refunds will not be issued for cancelled memberships. 6. I/ we understand that from time to time our pictures or our Family’s picture may be taked in an Adolph & Rose Levis JCC program or activity. We understand and agree that these photos may be used for promotional materials, newsletters or brochures for the Adolph & Rose Levis JCC. Signature (consent of parent or guardian)

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registrar: Barbara Goldstein (561) 852-3262 • Sports & Wellness Center, Friedberg Administrative Offices FAX: (561) 558-2111 • MAIL: Levis JCC Registrar • 9801 Donna Klein Blvd. • Boca Raton, FL 33428 www.levisjcc.org

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Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center 9801 Donna Klein Boulevard Boca Raton, FL 33428

PAID WEST PALM BEACH, FL PERMIT NO. 1116

A Red Carpet Event

for Fashionistas and Men of Fashion Honoring HaNadiv Gala Saturday Evening

January 28, 2012 St. Andrews Country Club

Marleen Forkas HaNadiv Crystal Award Recipient

Edward b. cohen

Community Service Award Recipient

Thomas r. k aplan

k aplan, kr auss & levine llc Presidents Recognition Award Recipient

Chairs: Robin & Gary Rubin Please contact Cindy Bergman, Associate Executive Director, at cindyb@levisjcc.org or (561) 852-3253


Levis JCC Fall 2011 Program Guide