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Fall 2013

Wherever life takes you in the New Year, wishing you peace & wellness along the way. ▶ Thinking of a Family Membership?

Turn the page for an incredible offer! ▶ Youth Fitness - now all FREE ▶ Teens, THE PiT’s the new spot


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October 7-13

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Special activities each day:

FREE Sitter Service!

Parents, try these classes with your kids!

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Mon, Oct 7, Arts & Crafts, 6-8pm Tues, Oct 8, Pickleball/Table Tennis, 6-8pm Wed, Oct 9, Roller Skating, 6-8pm Thurs, Oct 10, Scavenger Hunt & Pizza, 6pm Fri, Oct 11, Family Pool Time, 2-5:30pm Sat, Oct 12, Outdoor Movie, 6:30-8:30pm Sun, Oct 13, Magic Guy/70’ Bounce House Obstacle Course, 1-4pm

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Contents In this issue 5

What’s New for Teens


Youth Fitness―Now all FREE!

10 Fitness 14 Jewish Life & Learning 16 Children & Families 18

Cultural Arts

20 Adult Programs 24 Contributors

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Congratulations to the JCC Rochester Tough Mudder team for completing the race on July 27!

Holiday Hours_______ Monday, September 2 7am-1:30pm Labor Day Wednesday, September 4 5:30am-5:30pm Erev Rosh Hashana Thursday, September 5 Closed Rosh Hashana I Friday, September 6 Closed Rosh Hashana II Friday, September 13 5:30am-3:30pm Erev Yom Kippur Saturday, September 14 Closed Yom Kippur Wednesday, September 18 5:30am-5:30pm Erev Sukkot Thursday, September 19 12-9:30pm Sukkot I Friday, September 20 12-5:30pm Sukkot II Wednesday, September 25 5:30am-5:30pm Sukkot VII Thursday, September 26 12-9:30pm Shmini Atzeret Friday, September 27 12-5:30pm Simchat Torah Thursday, November 28 7am-1:30pm Thanksgiving *All locker rooms will close 30 minutes later.

Cover photo: Camp Seneca Lake teens in Israel overlooking the Red Sea from Mt. Zephachot at the very southern tip of Israel between the mountains of Jordan and Egypt. Cover and CSL Israel photos on pages 14-15 taken by Jonathan Getnick.


The JCC of Greater Rochester will be relevant to every member of our Jewish community. The mission of the JCC is to strengthen Jewish identity and promote Jewish continuity through all stages of life. This is accomplished in an environment that provides opportunities for meaningful cultural enrichment, physical well being and social, educational and recreational experiences for individuals and families.


Congratulations to the Employees of the Month! MIKE TOMA, GESHER (May) Mike sets the bar in terms of producing original programming and capitalizing on opportunities to grow in his work. For example, he served as an archery instructor trainer and single-handedly developed Stop-Motion Animation and Digital Photography classes.

RHIANNON SIMPSON, COFFEE SHOP (June) Rhiannon took the lead as the Coffee Shop began accepting credit cards. She worked with our vendor to learn the new system, developed written instructions, coached fellow staff members, and offered troubleshooting solutions, ultimately resulting in increased revenue for the JCC.


President Jeremy Wolk

Vice Presidents Burton Kleinman Karen Menachof Matt Ryen


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Daniel Goldstein

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Valerie Alhart Bernard Birnbaum Douglas Bennett Loren Flaum Daphne Futerman Justin Goldman Sharon Gray Staci Henning Aaron Hiller Marisa Kessler Josef Kilimnick Rabbi Shaya Kilimnick Sheila Konar Dawn Lipson Ralph Madeb Jim Marsh Noreen Salerno Ron Von Perlstein Karen Zivan


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Guests must check in at the Main Desk and be accompanied by a Member at all times while visiting the JCC. All guests ages 16+ must present a photo ID upon entering the facility and sign a guest agreement each time they visit. Children 10 years and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. An adult guest (ages 16+) can visit the JCC a maximum of five visits within one calendar year. Individual Guest Fees Under 3: Free Ages 3-13: $3 Ages 14-18: $4

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The place that’s all about teens.

Opening Day

Monday, Sept 9 Hours: Monday-Thursday, 3-6pm Friday, 3-5:30pm

“THE PiT is a positive environment for our teens to experience and cultivate their unique talents, skills, and abilities, such as art, music, and fitness,” explains Anthony Fazzary, Sports and Leagues Coordinator. “We welcome teens to drop by the newest hangout at the JCC!” Find out more. Contact Anthony at ext. 291 or email

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It’s for teens at the JCC! THE FUN BEGINS SEPTEMBER 9! The JCC will be home to a brand new afterschool destination designed exclusively for Teen members between the ages of 13 and 16! Monday through Thursday, from 3-6pm, and Friday 3-5:30pm teens are always welcome at THE PiT, located next to the In-Zone off of the gym, where they’re free to enjoy: • Music, TV, and Wi-Fi • Table tennis, foosball, and air hockey • Fitness classes (e.g., Group Cycling, BodyPump™, and Teen TRX Suspension Training®) • Movie nights, pizza parties, and teen dances • Volunteer opportunities • Care to Share discussions


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“The main purpose of THE PiT is to provide teen members with a safe, fun, and friendly environment where they can socialize with their Drop your ideas into our friends and peers, do Suggestion Box to ensure it’s homework, participate in the coolest place ever! a variety of programs, and refuel,” says Eke Aiono, Associate Executive Director, Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation.

THE PIT aims to

offer everything you want and more!

In addition to its regular programming, THE PiT will host a Coffee House night at the JCC Coffee Shop, starting Saturday, September 28, for all teens.

Teen Coffee House Opening Night Saturday, Sept 28, 7-10pm One Saturday night each month, the JCC Coffee Shop will become a Teen Coffee House. Teens, join us for a relaxing time filled with live music, snacks, and soft drinks. Play a variety of games while you socialize with old and new friends!

Smart Snacking Workshop Tuesday, Sept 17, 3pm Do you come home starving after school? This workshop will teach teens basic cooking skills and offer many healthy recipes. Presented by Dan Irving and Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW For information, contact Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW, at ext. 232 or Member: $10 Non Member: $15 5

Youth Fitness Classes are NOW FREE with your Family Membership! Fall Youth Fitness Schedule Sept 16-Dec 20 Monday

4-4:35pm................. In-Zone Fitness Activities 4-4:35pm................. Running Club** 4-5pm...................... Youth Karate** 4:45-5:20pm............ ExerWall Games




10-10:30am............. Pre-K/K Gym Class** 2-2:30pm................. Pre-K/K Gym Class** 4-4:35pm................. ExerWall Games 4-4:35pm................. Kids’ Yoga** 4-5pm...................... JCrew Fitness Club** 4-5pm...................... Table Tennis** 4:45-5:20pm............ In-Zone Fitness Activities


4-4:35pm................. ExerWall Games 4-4:35pm................. Floor Hockey (K-2)** 4:45-5:20pm............ Floor Hockey (3-6)** 4:45-5:20pm............ Wii/Xbox Games


10-10:30am............. Pre-K/K Gym Class** 2-2:30pm................. Pre-K/K Gym Class** 4-4:35pm................. In-Zone Fitness Activities 4-4:35pm................. Zumba® Dance Party** 4:45-5:20pm............ Kid FIT** 4:45-5:20pm............ ExerWall Games


3-5:30pm................. In-Zone Fitness Activities **Classes require registration. Please visit or the Main Desk to register your child for class. Limited spaces available.

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JCrew Fitness Club

In-Zone Fitness Activities

Ages 6-12 Run on the treadmill, ride on our stationary bike, and row until you can’t row anymore.

ExerWall Games

Ages 6-12 Compete against friends on our interactive sportwall in the In-Zone.

Wii/Xbox Games

Ages 6-12 Spend time in the In-Zone playing your favorite Wii & Kinect games. Just Dance 4, Kinect Adventures!, Mario Kart, Kinect Sports…we’ve got it all!

Running Club

Mondays, Sept 16-Dec 16, 4-4:35pm (no class Oct 14, Nov 11) Ages 8-12/Indoor Track How many miles can you run in 12 weeks? Learn the basics of becoming a better distance runner. Instructor: Carolyn Whitbeck Non Member: $55

Youth Karate

Mondays, Sept 16-Dec 16, 4-5pm (no class Oct 14, Nov 11) Ages 6-12/Auditorium B Learn training techniques, emphasizing self-defense, fitness, self-control, and development of character with Martial Arts America. Non Member: $55

Tuesdays, Sept 17-Dec 17, 4-5pm Ages 8-12/Downstairs Fitness Center Learn the proper use of training equipment as well as Fitness Center etiquette. Participants will be issued a certificate of completion, which will allow access to the Fitness Center when accompanied by a parent/ guardian. Instructors: Carolyn Whitbeck and Anthony Fazzary Non Member: $55

Floor Hockey

Wednesdays, Sept 18-Dec 18 (no class Nov 27) Grades K-2: 4-4:35pm Grades 3-6: 4:45-5:20pm Gym Learn the basics of stick handling, passing, shooting and understanding of the game. Instructor: Carolyn Whitbeck Non Member: $55

Zumba® Dance Party

Thursdays, Sept 19-Dec 19, 4-4:35pm (no class Nov 28) Ages 6-12/Dance Studio Get ready for a high-energy fitness party packed with kid-friendly routines and all the music they love! Instructor: Jen Grow Non Member: $55


Thursdays, Sept 19-Dec 19, 4:45-5:20pm (no class Nov 28) Ages 6-12/Gym Activities designed to raise fitness levels, improve coordination, and boost self-esteem. Instructors: Carolyn Whitbeck and Anthony Fazzary Non Member: $55

Pre-K and Kindergarten Physical Activity Classes

Tuesdays and/or Thursdays, Sept 17Dec 19, 10-10:30am, 2-2:30pm (no class Nov 28) Ages 5-6 Encourage healthy habits and a positive attitude through fun and physical sports play. Activities are designed to get children engaged in non-competitive interactive games and sports which emphasize flexibility, confidence, and emotional well-being to build strong bodies and minds. Instructor: Carolyn Whitbeck Non Member: $55


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For more information on all of the above FREE programs, contact Carolyn Whitbeck at ext. 290 or

Every Child Deserves a Home

Table Tennis

Tuesdays, Sept 17-Dec 17, 4-5pm Ages 6-12/Gym Learn the rules and strategies behind this fast-paced game. Develop serve, backhand, forehand, and volley techniques. Instructor: Iosif Moscovici

For answers to your questions about adopting a child, call

(585) 461-0110

Kids’ Yoga

Tuesdays, Sept 17-Dec 17, 4-4:35pm Ages 6-12/Yoga Studio Explore yoga poses, breathing exercises, and relaxation techniques. Instructor: Liza Savage Non Member: $55


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Indoor Soccer


Sundays, Sept 8-Dec 8 (no class Oct 13) Join a great league full of fitness, fun, soccer, and positive character building! Grades K-1: 1:30-2:15pm Grades 2-3: 2:20-3:30pm Grades 4-6: 3:40-4:50pm Grades 7-9: 5-6:15pm For more information, contact Anthony Fazzary at ext. 291 or Member: $45 Non Member: $55


Flag Football League

Tuesdays, Sept 17-Nov 5 4-5:30pm Grades 5-8 Catch football fever at the JCC! Fast-paced catching, running, passing, and SCORING outdoors! For more information, contact Anthony Fazzary at ext. 291 or Member: $30 Non Member: $40

JCC/Colombo High Performance Tennis Academy

Fridays, Sept 20-Nov 8 3:30-5:30pm Gym This concentrated program will maximize player development. Players focus on developing technical/tactical skills and physical and mental conditioning. Quick Start Ages 5-11/12 Red Ball Ages 8 and under/1-hour lesson Member: $120 Non Member: $130 Orange Ball Ages 10 and under/1.5-hour lesson Member: $180 Non Member: $190

Mom & Toddler Yoga

Session 1 Thursdays, Sept 19-Oct 24 9:30-10:15am Session 2 Thursdays, Nov 14-Dec 19 9:30-10:15am (no class Nov 28) Ages 2-4/TRX Studio Take the lead and let your toddler learn from watching you! Instructor: Jen Grow For more information, contact Carolyn Whitbeck at ext. 290 or Session 1 Member: $35 Non Member: $55 Session 2 Member: $30 Non Member: $45

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There is always a place for you and your little hero at Temple B’rith Kodesh. Our nationally accredited Religious School boasts small class sizes and a variety of programs to engage every student. Tot Shabbat gives even our youngest members a meaningful way to celebrate Shabbat.

Sports for Sprouts

Wednesdays, Sept 18-Dec 18 1:15-2pm Ages 3-4 Preschoolers will move, stretch and build an active lifestyle from activities such as basic sports fundamentals, yoga and Zumba®. For more information, contact Carolyn Whitbeck at ext. 290 or cwhitbeck@ Member: $10/class Non Member: $20/class

Green Ball Ages 12 and under/2-hour lesson Instructors: Peggy Schuster and Jason Byam, Professional Tennis Coaches Member: $240 Non Member: $250 JCC/CHP-Future Stars Ages 12-18 Wednesdays, Sept 18-Nov 6 3:30-5:30pm Locust Hill Country Club Member: $240 Non Member: $250 Instructors: Andrew Colombo, Director and Owner of Colombo High Performance Tennis Academy and Tennyson Saucead, Head Professional Tennis Coach at Mendon Racquet & Pool Club For more information, contact Anthony Fazzary at ext. 291 or

Every “Little Hero” Can be a Big Part of the Community

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Saturday, Oct 19, 5-7pm Calling all Moms, Grandmas, or Aunts and kids ages 6-12! Join us for the first Mommy & Me night! Spend quality time together over dinner, a craft project and a yoga session. For more information, contact Carolyn Whitbeck at ext 290 or cwhitbeck@jccrochester. org. Member: $20 Non Member: $30


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Holiday Hours 116 Stoneleigh Court Rochester, NY 14618 (518) 852-6913 Monday, Sept 2 8:30am-1:30pm Wednesday, Sept 4 3-5:30pm Daddy & Me Night Thursday, Sept 5 Saturday, Nov 23, 5-7pm CLOSED Dads, Grandpas, or Uncles, it’s your turn to play! Bring your kids ages 6-12 Friday, Sept 6 CLOSED to the JCC for an energetic night of activities in the gym! Dinner included. Friday, Sept 13 CLOSED For more information, contact Carolyn 2012 PLATINUM SALES AWARD Saturday, Sept 14 Whitbeck at ext. 290 or from Nothnagle for outstanding sales CLOSED volume and distinguished service Wednesday, Sept 18. Member: $20 Non Member: $30 to Buyers and Sellers 3-5:30pm Wednesday, Sept 25. Saturday Night Live 3-5:30pm Nov 16 & Dec 21, 5:30-8:30pm *Monday, Oct 14 Ages 6-12 2-8pm Kids, enjoy an evening of fun activities, *Monday, Nov 11 pizza, drinks and a guaranteed good 2-8pm time! For more information, contact *Wednesday, Nov 27 Carolyn Whitbeck at ext. 290 or 2-8pm *Thursday, Nov 28 Pre-registration 8:30am-1:30pm Member: $15 Friday, Nov 29 Non Member: $20 2-5:30pm Day of registration *No Youth Fitness classes. Member: $20 Non Member: $25

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Squats with Tots

Tuesdays, Sept 17-Oct 22, 10am Auditorium B Fridays, Sept 20-Oct 25 12:15pm Dance Studio Put your baby in the stroller and bring him/her along on your workout. Spend quality time with your baby while getting in shape. Class will be held outdoors when weather permits. For more information, contact Carolyn Whitbeck at ext. 290 or cwhitbeck@ Member: $60 Non Member: $80

NEW! Health Coach and Nutrition Consultant


Adrienne Markus is a Certified Holistic Health Coach, Nutrition Consultant, JuicePlus+ Distributor, and enjoys community volunteer work. She believes that health and wellness should be accessible to all and has a passion for educating and empowering others to achieve their best health. For more information or scheduling, contact Adrienne at ext. 857 or Initial 30-minute consultation: Free 4-session program Member: $300 Non Member: $340 6-session program Member: $450 Non Member: $510 12-session program (6-month) Member: $900 Non Member: $1020 1-hour follow-up session Member: $75 Non Member: $85


Pilates Reformers and Chairs

Fall session begins on Sept 8 8-week small group classes (limit 4 per class) Member: $200 Non Member: $280 Full group class schedule available at Private sessions 30-minute intro session Member: $25 Non Member: $30

1 session Member: $50 Non Member: $60 3 sessions Member: $144 Non Member: $160 5 sessions Member: $225 Non Member: $250 10 sessions Member: $400 Non Member: $450 Semi-private sessions (2 people are needed in order to book a semi-private session; price is per person) 1 session Member: $35 Non Member: $45 3 sessions Member: $96 Non Member: $126 5 sessions Member: $150 Non Member: $200 10 sessions Member: $275 Non Member: $350 For more information, contact Rebecca Schmidt at ext. 271 or

Adult Table Tennis

Session 1 Tuesdays, Sept 17- Oct 29, 7-9pm Session 2 Tuesdays, Nov 5-Dec 17, 7-9pm Learn the rules, fundamentals and strategies of this fast-paced game. Develop serve, backhand, forehand and volley techniques. Please bring your own paddle. Instructor: Iosif Moscovici For more information, contact Eke Aiono at ext. 270 or eaiono@ Member: $40 per session Non Member: $60 per session

Six Steps to Improve Your Balance with Dr. Betty Perkins-Carpenter Thursdays, Oct 3-Nov 7, 10-11am Learn how to help prevent falls, reduce injuries if a fall occurs, and lower your fear of falling. Maximum of 16 participants. Registration is required at the Main Desk. Free Sponsored by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.

Flu Shot

Save the date! Sunday, Sept 8, 9am-1pm Thursday, Oct 3, 4-7pm Sunday, Oct 13, 9am-1pm Sunday, Nov 24, 9am-12pm

Fall Back into Fitness

Monday, Oct 7 11:45am-1pm FREE for all adult members 65+. It’s time to start up your regular workout after a busy summer. Meet new friends and re-connect with friends from your exercise classes. Healthy snacks provided. Demonstration of SilverSneakers® Yoga and a free raffle drawing. Please register at the Main Desk.

Adult Karate

Wednesdays, Oct 2-Dec 18 7-9pm Training for your mind and body with a non-contact and non-violent workout. Learn selfdefense and sparring. Learn to stay calm, relaxed, focused, and be more disciplined to overcome any challenges in life. Instructor: Seth Silver For more information, contact Eke Aiono at ext. 270 or eaiono@ Member: $125/session Non Member:$150/session

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Tour de Cure 2013

It was our third year representing the JCC in the Tour de Cure. 44 people joined our team, riding distances between 15 and 62.5 miles. Together, we raised almost $16,000 (with money still coming in) to help the ADA fight diabetes. Registration for the 2014 Tour opens in October. To join team JCC Rochester for the 2014 ride, register online at http://main. For more information, contact Rebecca Schmidt at ext. 271 or


Pay one fee for group classes from Sept 3Nov 30―With the class pass, you can attend as many TRX classes as you would like. Come once, twice or 8 times a week! All classes are drop-in for pass holders only. Only 25 passes will be sold. Get yours today! For more information, contact Rebecca Schmidt ext. 271 or Fall Special: 3 months for $120 Member: $120

JCC Men’s Over 30 Wednesday Nite Basketball League

Wednesdays, 7-9:30pm Registration begins: Oct 2 Scrimmages: Nov 6 Games begin: Dec 4 Game shirts and refs are provided for this league with an award banquet at the end of the season. Teams will be created Dec 2. Players registered after Dec 5 will play on an as needed basis. For more information, contact Brian Dengler at ext. 248 or Member: $100 Non Member: $175 Registration after Nov 27 Member: $125 Non Member: $200


Sunday, Sept 1, 9:30am Challenge yourself! The fun continues with our annual road race at the JCC. The first 200 registrants will receive a long sleeve t-shirt. For more information, contact Brian Dengler at ext. 248 or bdengler@ Registration: $20 After August 21 Registration: $25

Re-Define Your Workout Monday, Nov 4, 4-7pm Auditorium C Free demonstrations: • Olympic-style Lifting • Functional Movement Screening (FMS) • Fundamentals of kettlebell exercises • Healthy snacks • Free raffle for Personal Training • 10-minute Chair Massage


23rd Annual Bruegger’s Bagel 5K Road Race

Monday Indoor Pickleball Ladder League Sept 16, 7-9pm (9 weeks) Competitive play with rotating partners. Beginner to intermediate skill levels welcome. Lots of fun and a great way to improve your game. Limited to 24 players. For more information, contact Brian Dengler at ext. 248 or bdengler@jccrochester. org. Member: $30 Non Member: $40




Thursday Advanced Indoor Pickleball League


The thought of moving to an independent living community may seem overwhelming. The Summit makes it easy with our MoveAhead offer,* which includes:

Sept 12, 7-9pm (9 weeks) Bring a partner for this advanced level play. Limited to 24 players. For more information, contact Brian Dengler at ext. 248 or bdengler@ (Minimum 3.5 level and JCC reserves the right to determine a player’s skill level). Member: $30 Non Member: $40

$1,000 credit toward move management assistance $1,000 credit toward moving expenses

Pickleball Clinic

Credit toward simple home inspection

Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30am (2 weeks) The Pickleball craze continues! If you would like to learn the game or improve your Pickleball skills, come to this exciting clinic. Review rules, strokes and strategies. Session A: Sept 17 & 24 Session B: Oct 1 & 8 Session C: Oct 15 & 22 Session D: Oct 29 & Nov 5 Member: $10 Non Member: $15

Your first month free

See yourself at The Summit. To schedule a personal tour, call 585-442-9909 or visit

*The Summit has a network of professionals who can handle all aspects of your move. However, who you use is your choice. Credit toward simple home inspection, senior move management and moving expenses will be applied to your second month’s service fee.




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Wellness Programs Parkinson’s Class

Fall sessions begin Oct 14 Dance Studio Join this series of eight-week group exercise classes anytime. Designed for individuals with varying stages of Parkinson’s disease. Benefits include improved flexibility of lower back and hip flexors, posture, and balance; increased body awareness; strength building and the ability to get up from a chair or the floor; and exercise modifications to meet individual needs. An evaluation must be completed by participants in order to be placed into one of the following classes: Stretching the Limits I (Beginner) Tuesdays & Fridays, 11am-12pm This class is designed for those who have limited ability when it comes to walking or getting up from a chair. No floor work is performed in this class; all exercises may be performed in a chair.


Stretching the Limits II (Intermediate) Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3-4pm This class is designed for those who are mobile and can move around with limited assistance. Classes will include functional exercises, such as getting up and down from a chair at the hand rail and gait training.


Stretching the Limits II (Advanced) Mondays & Wednesdays 11:50am-12:50pm This class is designed for those who are mobile and can move around without assistance. Classes will include functional exercises, such as getting up and down from the floor and gait training. This class incorporates quicker movements and faster-paced exercises — similar to those in Stretching the Limits II (Intermediate). For more information or to schedule an evaluation, contact Rebecca Schmidt at ext. 271 or rschmidt@ $100 — subsidies available

Cardiac Fitness Program Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 7am-12pm Cardiac Fitness Room This is a supervised exercise program in which individuals learn to self-manage their overall cardiovascular health. This program is appropriate for anyone interested in decreasing his or her risk factors for heart disease and implementing a healthy lifestyle. For more information, contact Carm Heidt at ext. 306 or Member: $180 per year

Music, Mindfulness, and Motion

Sept 3-Oct 22 (no class Sept 5, 19 & 26) Nov 5-Dec 17 (no class Nov 28) Dance Studio This program provides people with early- to mid-stage dementia and their caregivers an opportunity to exercise with others in a safe and nurturing environment. MMM meets twice a week for six weeks and provides aerobic exercise, strength conditioning, balance and visual training. Instructors: Kathy Mulvehill and Carm Heidt, Certified Personal Trainers For information or to register, call Kathy Mulvehill at ext. 831 or Carm Heidt at ext. 817. Free Underwritten by the Konar Family Foundation.

Joints in Motion

Mondays, Sept 9-Dec 16 1:15-2:15pm Pool Taught by a Certified Arthritis Instructor, this class is ideal for anyone suffering from range of motion or flexibility problems. For more information, contact Starr Greenwood at ext. 267 or Member: $48 Non Member: $60

The JCC is a facility provider for the Healthways SilverSneaker® Fitness Program. SilverSneakers® is the nation’s leading exercise program designed exclusively for Medicare-eligible adults and Group Retirees. To receive your free JCC membership, present your Healthways SilverSneaker® card and/or health insurance card at the time of joining. SilverSneakers® members must scan their key tag card each time they visit the JCC. SilverSneakers® members can participate in SilverSneakers® classes and other free classes at the JCC. Contact your health insurance carrier for eligibility information or by calling toll-free 888-423-4632. SilverSneakers®: Classic Mondays & Thursdays, 11-11:45am SilverSneakers®: Cardio Circuit Tuesdays & Fridays, 11-11:45am SilverSplash® Mondays & Fridays, 11-11:45am

The JCC is a fitness provider for the Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Medicare Silver&Fit® program. Silver&Fit® is a fitness program for ages 65 and older individuals. You are eligible for a free JCC membership! Present your Excellus insurance card and pay a $25 annual fee for a calendar year. Silver&Fit® members must scan their key tag card each time they visit the JCC. Silver&Fit® is a federally registered trademark of American Specialty Health Incorporated. For more information visit These are two of the Silver&Fit® classes offered; check the group fitness and aquatic schedules for a complete listing of all class times and levels available for free. Silver&Fit® I: Explore Wednesdays, 11-11:45am Silver&Fit® II: Experience Sundays, 11am-12pm

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POOL PARTY at Markus Park


fresh fr uit and bottled water Picnic lu nches f or sale (hot do gs, etc .)

Grab the family and a friend or two and join us at Markus Park 10am-8pm! Music with DJ Dennis..................................................... 10am-3pm Adult Classes HIT class (on land)................................................................ 10:15-11am Hydrorider group cycling class (in the pool)...................... 11:15am-12pm Zumba速 (in the pool and on land)...................................... 12:30-1:15pm Yoga (on land)................................................................... 1:30-2:15pm KidZone (ages 5+)........................................................... 10am-3pm sports, games, arts & crafts (supervised activities for the kids while parents work out) For more information, contact Becky Schmidt at ext. 271 or


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Red Cross Blood Drive in Memory of Victims of 9/11

Monday, Sept 9, 2-7pm Auditorium For more information, contact Joy Getnick at ext. 239 or jgetnick@ Co-sponsored by JCC Jewish Life, Muslims for Life, and the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.


Sukkot Lunch and Fun


Monday, Sept 23, 12pm JCC Sukkah (rain location: The Resource Place) Come celebrate a beautiful September Sukkot in the JCC Sukkah. For more information, contact Joy Getnick at ext. 239 or Member: $6 Non Member: $9 Brought to you by JCC Jewish Life and The Resource Place.

Felicia Sloin in Concert

Sunday, Sept 29, 2pm Auditorium Join us for a family-friendly concert with Felicia Sloin, Jewish “Entertain-ucator” from Northampton, MA. Recommended for families with children ages 3-10. For more information, contact Joy Getnick at ext. 239 or jgetnick@ $5/person TYKEs is proud to support this great event.

Yiddish Tog: A Celebration of Yiddish Tradition and Culture

Saturday, Oct 26-Sunday, Oct 27 Join us for a series of great programs and events! Yiddish Film Night Saturday, Oct 26, 7pm The Resource Place Free “Caught in the Act” On display Sept-Dec Lobby A Yiddish culture photography exhibit by Arnold Chekow recently displayed at the National Yiddish Book Center!

Bagels and Schmooze Sunday, Oct 27 11:30am-1:30pm Yiddish Culture Center Join us for bagels, coffee, conversation, and history. 1pm presentation by “Caught in the Act” photographer Arnold Chekow. For more information about the Yiddish Tog programs and events, contact Joy Getnick at ext. 239 or Free

“From Klezmer to Broadway”

Sunday, Oct 27 2pm Hart Theatre Professional singer Naomi Miller performs some of Broadway’s best with a Yiddish twist. Member: $14 Non Member: $16

Shabbat Yoga

Fridays, 11:15am-1pm Yoga Studio Bring together Jewish spirituality with the practice of yoga. Suitable for all levels. Instructor: Wendy Beller-Madway For more information, contact Rebecca Schmidt at ext. 271 or Free

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The Real History of Hanukkah

Mondays, Oct 21 & 28, Nov 4, 11, & 18 7:30-8:30pm Conference Room Join us for an in-depth historical exploration of the real history of the Festival of Lights. Instructor: Rabbi Mordechai Hochheimer Member: $20 Non Member: $25

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Israeli Dance for Everyone!

Sundays Beginners: 7pm Open Dance and Instruction: 8-10pm Drop-in. No registration required. Instructor: Max Steiner Member: Free Non Member: $6

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10-week sessions begin Tuesday, October 1/Wednesday, October 2 Instructor: Deborah Rothman For information, contact Joy Getnick at ext. 239 or jgetnick@ Member: $90/session Non Member: $120/session

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Beginner Yiddish (Section I) Tuesdays, 10:15-11:30am Discover the world of Yiddish in this introductory class geared toward students with little or no background. Learn to read, carry on a basic conversation in Yiddish and sample several short stories in translation by Sholem Aleichem and other masters. The class will also explore the culture and history of this expressive language. The pacing of language study will depend on individual progress. Each class will begin with dialogue and reading practice. Beyond that, students will work on textbook exercises in small groups.

Intensive Yiddish (Section II) Tuesdays, 11:30am-12:30pm Geared toward students with some reading and speaking fluency, this accelerated class will focus on language skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. Each session will begin with dialogue and listening practice. Students will also work on textbook exercises and reading assignments. The class is fast-paced and is designed for serious language study. Students in Section II have the option of participating in Section I, at no additional cost.

Intermediate and Advanced Yiddish (Section III) Wednesdays, 10am-12:30pm This class continues to build on skills gained in previous classes. In addition to exploring the rich culture of this expressive language, students will continue to expand their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Each session will begin with dialogue and listening practice. Students will also work on textbook exercises and reading assignments, both in Yiddish and in translation.

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Swim Schedule Fall 2013


Member registration: Aug 18 Non Member registration: Sept 1 Sundays, Sept 15-Dec 15 (no classes 12/1) Member: $130 Non Member: $195 Tuesdays, Sept 17-Dec 17 Member: $140 Non Member: $210 Wednesdays, Sept 18-Dec 18 (no classes 11/27) Member: $130 Non Member: $195 Thursdays, Oct 3-Dec 19 (no classes 11/28) Member: $110 Non Member: $165


Tiny Tots and Parents Sundays, 10-10:30am Ages 10 months-2 years Minimum 4, maximum 12 Become comfortable in the water through water games, blowing bubbles, kicking and beginner floating. Advanced Tiny Tots and Parents Sundays, 10:30-11am Ages 3-4 Minimum 4, maximum 12 For the older baby or preschooler and parent. Become comfortable in the water, begin kicking, floating, blowing bubbles, learn arm stroke and safety. Level 1 Sundays, 11-11:30 am Tuesdays, 5-5:30pm Thursdays, 4:30-5pm Ages 4-5 Minimum 3, maximum 4 Water and class adaptation, kicking, floating, jumping in, and putting face in the water. Child must be at least 4.

Level 2 Sundays, 11-11:30am/1:30-2pm Tuesdays, 4-4:30pm/5-5:30pm Wednesdays, 4-4:30pm/5-5:30pm Thursdays, 4:30-5pm Age 4-7 Minimum 3, maximum 4 For the child who is comfortable in the water, but needs to work on basic swimming skills. Students will be introduced to the front and back crawl, floating safety and rescue skills. Level 3 Sundays, 11:30-12pm/1-1:30pm Tuesdays, 4-4:30pm/4:30-5pm Wednesdays, 4-4:30pm/4:30-5pm Thursdays, 4-4:30pm/5-5:30pm Ages 6+ Minimum 3, maximum 5 Prerequisite: Level 2 Students will be taught the elementary backstroke, rotary breathing, front and back crawl, development, safety, survival and rescue skills. Level 4 Sundays, 11:30am-12pm/1-1:30pm Tuesdays, 4:30-5pm Wednesdays, 5-5:30pm Thursdays, 4-4:30pm/5-5:30pm Ages 6+ Minimum 4, maximum 6 Prerequisite: Level 3 For the child with good front and back crawl for 10 yards. Course will review already learned strokes, introduce sidestroke and breaststroke kick, safety and rescue skills. Level 5 Sundays, 11:30am-12pm/1:30-2pm Wednesdays, 4:30-5pm Thursdays, 5-5:30pm Ages 7+ Minimum 4, maximum 6 Prerequisite: Level 4 Coordinate and refine the key strokes. Learn the butterfly, open turns, and feet-first dives.

Level 6 Sundays, 1:30-2:15pm Thursdays, 4-4:45pm Ages 7+ Minimum 4, maximum 8 Prerequisite: Level 5 Continue to work on stroke efficiency while learning basic rescue skills. Please contact Hanna Bergwall at ext. 289 or for swim class placement. Please understand that due to instructor/student ratios, we cannot offer makeup lessons for missed classes. If the Aquatics Department cancels classes for any reason, a makeup date will be added to the end of the session. Private Lessons Anyone, any age can learn to swim or learn to swim for the first time all over again! We offer one-on-one instruction for children and adults or semi-private lessons with 2 to 4 participants working with an instructor. Lesson days and times are at your convenience. For more information, contact Hanna Bergwall at ext. 289 or Private Lessons Member: $25 Non Member: $35 Semi- Private Lessons Member: $30 Non Member: $40

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For students in kindergarten through sixth grade bridging home and school life! So many options! • Before School Care Children can start their day in a calm, enriching environment before taking the bus from the JCC to their school (in Brighton or Rush-Henrietta). • After School Care Activities include art classes, performing arts, cooking, gardening, athletics, homework help and so much more! If registered a minimum of 3 days/ week, kids enjoy swim lessons for free. • Kindercrew Wraparound care for kindergarteners to foster independence. The Kindercrew curriculum compliments skills learned at school, and focuses on both academics and social skills. • Enrichment Classes Stimulating classes for children not already registered in Gesher. • Snow Days, Superintendent’s Conference Days, Half Days Give your children the ability to enjoy time with their friends, participating in fun activities during their time off from school. • Vacation Camps Lots of activities during school breaks and holidays. Theme days, crafts, sports and field trips! October 14: Field Trip to Stokoe Farms November 11: Mystery Day Registration is ongoing. For more information, contact Esther Cohen at ext. 234 or

Hours of Operation Sunday....................... 9am-4pm Monday-Thursday..... 8:30am-1pm 4-8pm Friday........................ 8:30am-1pm 3-5pm Saturday.................... 12-4pm Holiday Hours Monday, Sept 2... 8:30am-1:30pm Wednesday, Sept 4... 8:30am-1pm 4-5:30pm Thursday, Sept 5....... CLOSED Friday, Sept 6............ CLOSED Friday, Sept 13.......... 8:30am-1pm Saturday, Sept 14...... CLOSED Wednesday, Sept 18 8:30am-1pm 4-5:30pm Thursday, Sept 19..... 4-8pm Friday, Sept 20.......... 3-5pm Wednesday, Sept 25 8:30am-1pm 4-5:30pm Thursday, Sept 26..... 4-8pm Friday, Sept 27.......... 3-5pm Thursday, Nov 28.... 8:30am-1:30pm

PlayGym is FREE for Family Members!

For ages 2-10 Children under the age of 4 must be accompanied by a parent/ guardian or sibling in the 7th grade or above who shall remain with the child in the PlayGym area and on the structure at all times. Children ages 4-10 must be signed in and out by an adult remaining in the JCC. Hours of Operation Sunday...........................10am-4pm Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 8:30am-1pm, 4-8pm Wednesday....................8:30am-1pm 5-8pm Friday............8:30am-1pm Saturday........12-4pm

Holiday Hours Monday, Sept 2......8:30am-1:30pm Wednesday, Sept 4.....8:30am-1pm Thursday, Sept 5.........CLOSED Friday, Sept 6..............CLOSED Saturday, Sept 14........CLOSED Wednesday, Sept 18... 8:30am-1pm Thursday, Sept 19....... 4-8pm Friday, Sept 20............CLOSED Wednesday, Sept 25...8:30am-1pm Thursday, Sept 26.......4-8pm Friday, Sept 27............CLOSED Thursday, Nov 28...8:30am-1:30pm

Let’s Get Cooking Together!

Wednesday, Nov 13 12pm Share quality time with your preschool-age child as he/she learns new kitchen skills. Make a familyfriendly meal together with healthy ingredients. Presented by Dan Irving and Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW Member: $10 Non Member: $15

Bar and Bat Mitzvah Parties at the JCC

Make this a unique celebration that your family will always remember. Activities may include swimming, disco skating, sports and games, DJ, dancing and much more. For more information, contact Amy Exton at ext. 268 or


Gesher Before and After School Care

Sitter Service is FREE for JCC Family Members!

Let our friendly, caring staff take care of your little one while you work out, enjoy our café, or spend some quiet time in the Spa. Reservations are not required. Please respect 2-hour time limit.


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New Eyes Written by Yafit Josephson & Suzanne Bressler Israeli-American actress Yafit Josephson creates 18 characters illustrating how a stint in the Israeli army led to an acting career.

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The last five Years Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown

From the Tony® Award-winning composer of Parade, comes the recent off-Broadway hit musical that looks at love forward, backward and inside-out.

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The Resource Place presents the following programs: The Resource Place offers services and programs for Members and Non Members designed to help people of all ages navigate life’s challenges and opportunities. Stop in and meet the staff or visit The Resource Place’s library. For more information, contact Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW, at ext. 232 or or Carrie Dengler at ext. 214 or The Resource Place is made possible through the generosity of the Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation.



Baby and Me Tuesdays, Oct 8-Nov 12 2:30-3:45pm Join this supportive six-week class for new parents and their babies. Focus will be on infant development and milestones, sleep and feeding issues, getting to know oneself as a parent, relationship issues and selfcare. This class will give you tools to help you feel more confident as a new parent. Sitter Service available. Facilitated by Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW, and Emily Horowitz, MA, LMHC Member: $80 Non Member: $100


Anti-Bullying Workshop Wednesday, Oct 9, 7pm Room 1 Focus of this workshop will be on the various types of bullying, possible causes, common misconceptions of bullying, identifying signs, effects on victims, and preventative steps parents and teachers can take. Facilitated by Mental Health Association Staff and Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW Free

Adoption Seminar Thursday, Oct 10, 7pm This seminar will provide you with important information about adoption. To register, call 461-0110 or email Facilitated by Laura Glasner, LCSW-R, Adoption Director, Jewish Family Service Free Childhood Development and Appropriate Expectations Wednesday, Oct 23, 12pm Conference Room This workshop will focus on stages of development and appropriate expectations for each stage. The difference between chronological and developmental age will be

reviewed as well. Lunch included. Facilitated by Linda Sullivan, Inclusion Associate, Regional Early Childhood Direction Center Member: $8 Non Member: $12 Empowering Parents, Supporting Teens Wednesday, Nov 6, 12pm Room 3 Join us to learn to actively communicate and problem solve with your teen in order to work more cooperatively as a family. Lunch included. Facilitated by Mental Health Association Staff and Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW Member: $8 Non Member: $12

Twenty Minutes to Effective Parenting

Wednesday, Nov 20, 12pm Conference Room Are you ready to change your life (and your child’s) in just 20 minutes? Learn 10 simple techniques, based on scientific research, to communicate more effectively with your child. This workshop is for parents of children 1-6 years old. Lunch included. Facilitated by Mental Health Association Staff and Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW Member: $8 Non Member: $12

AAA Discount for New Members

For new members joining the JCC, AAA members save the joining fee of $75 for a continuous membership or $40 for a threemonth membership. AAA members must provide proof of membership at the time of joining.

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Interfaith Connection Connect with other interfaith couples in a welcoming and supportive environment. Interfaith Connection serves couples with one Jewish partner in a committed relationship, with or without children. Phone conferences and personal appointments are available. Free Get Together Sunday, Oct 20, 9:30am Conference Room Join us for brunch, an open discussion and an opportunity to meet other interfaith couples. NEW THIS FALL! Interfaith “Office Hours” held at area synagogues. The Grandparents Circle Thursday, Oct 3 & Nov 7, 12pm Conference Room For Jewish grandparents whose children are intermarried. Learn to share your Jewish heritage and nurture your grandchildren’s Jewish identities. For more information, visit Free The Mothers Circle Tuesdays, Sept 10 & Nov 19, 11am Sept 10: Conference Room Nov 19: The Resource Place For women in interfaith relationships who want to learn about Jewish rituals, ethics, and creating a Jewish home. For more information, visit The Grandparents Circle and The Mothers Circle are programs of the Jewish Outreach Institute. Free babysitting available. Free To register or for more information on all Interfaith Connections programs, contact Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW at ext. 232 or mrleve@ Interfaith Connection, The Grandparents Circle, and The Mothers Circle are made possible through the generosity of the Regina and Harry Cornell Fund.


Caring for a Parent/Loved One Support Group Mondays, Oct 7 & Nov 4, 1pm Room 3 Get the support you need to help you care for your aging parent or loved one. For more information, contact Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW, at ext. 232 or Facilitated by Kate O’Brien, BSW, MS, MHSA, Community Care Management Director, Jewish Family Service Free

Support Prostate Cancer: Support, Education, and Advocacy Second Thursday of each month 7-9pm Conference Room Join us for monthly meetings that include medical experts and provide a forum to discuss concerns or outcomes experienced by survivors of prostate cancer and their loved ones. Free Brachytherapy & Cryotherapy Sept 12 Presenter: Ralph M. Brasacchio, M.D. Prostate Cancer, Urinary Continence, and the Pelvic Floor Muscle Oct 10 Presenter: Wendy Featherstone, P.T. The Psychology of Prostate Cancer Nov 14 Presenter: Dr. Charles Kamen It Takes a Community to Fight Cancer Dec 12 Just for Coffee Thursdays, Sept 19, Oct 17, Nov 21, Dec 19 11:30am People in the early to mid-stages of dementia and a family member can enjoy coffee or tea in a social and nurturing atmosphere. Free transportation is available, within a week’s notice, by calling the Alzheimer’s Association at 1-800272-3900. For more information, contact Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW, at ext. 232 or mrleve@jccrochester. org. Free

Alzheimer’s Association: Memories in the Making Tuesdays, Sept 17, Oct 15, Nov 19, Dec 17, 11:30am Join us for an innovative art program for people with dementia and their caregivers led by an art therapist. Free transportation is available, within a week’s notice, by calling the Alzheimer’s Association at 1-800-272-3900. For more information, contact Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW, at ext. 232 or mrleve@ Free


Interfaith Connections

Lifespan Presents: Health Insurance Information, Counseling, and Assistance Program (HIICAP) Are you eligible for Medicare? Do you want unbiased information about choosing health insurance? Lifespan’s trained volunteer counselors can help. Scheduled appointments are preferred and may be made by calling Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW, at ext. 232 or Free

Activities & Education Musical Mondays with Sue Krieger Sept 9, 16, 23 & 30 and Oct 7 & 21 10:15am The Resource Place Free Men in Transition Tuesdays, 8:30-10am The Resource Place For retired men ranging from the early 50s and upward. Enjoy bagels, coffee, and discussions. Special speakers are regularly scheduled. For more information, contact Carrie Dengler at ext. 214 or cadengler@

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Connections for Women in Transition First & Third Thursday of each month, 1-2:15pm Conference Room Are you facing a fork in the road of your life’s journey and want to meet other women experiencing this, too? If so, Connections is for you! For more information, contact Carrie Dengler at ext. 214 or Free


more information, contact Carrie Dengler at ext. 214 or cadengler@ Free Drop-In Crafts Thursdays, 10am-2pm Art Studio Meet other crafters, work on your own project, and get tips. For more information, contact Carrie Dengler at ext. 214 or cadengler@ Free

WXXI Reachout Radio The Resource Place WXXI Reachout Radio is an audio information service that provides convenient access to printed material for thousands of people who can no longer read standard print due to visual or physical handicap. For more information, contact Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW, at ext. 232. Free

The Art of Painting Mondays, 10am Art Studio Express your creative side through painting! The instructor will provide a materials list. Instructor: Paxton Maffett For more information, contact Carrie Dengler at ext. 214 or Member: $125 Non Member: $140

Current Events Wednesdays, 11am-1pm Room 1 Are you a news junkie? Come to discuss topics that interest you! Coffee is available. For

The Knitting Circle Wednesdays, Oct 16-Nov 6, 2-3pm The Resource Place This class will teach the basics: creating the first row, learning basic stitches, simple patterns and how

to finish off at the end. A list of supplies will be provided prior to the first class. Instructor: Victoria Posner Member: $20 Non Member: $35 Mingle, Schmooze, and Make New Friends Wednesday, Oct 16, 5:15pm Front Lobby Join us if you are new to Rochester or looking to connect with new people. Light refreshments and coffee will be served. To RSVP, contact Carrie Dengler at ext. 214 or Free AARP Mondays & Wednesdays, Sept 9, 11, Oct 7, 9, Nov 4, 6, 9am-1pm Earn discounts on your auto insurance with this New York State approved driver safety course. Payment must be made by check to AARP on the first day of class. For more information, contact Carrie Dengler at ext. 214 or cadengler@ AARP Member: $17 Non AARP Member: $19

Lunch & Film Series with Howard Golove

Join us for films detailing the lives of famous stars from the big screen and television. A box lunch will be provided. Registration is required. Tuesday, Oct 8, 12pm: Shirley Temple: Her Life and Acting Career as a Little Star Tuesday, Oct 15, 12pm: Judy Garland: Her Life and Musical Career Tuesday, Oct 22, 12pm: Lucy and Desi: Their Lives and Careers Member: $6 per program Non Member: $8 per program

Lunch and Learn MVP Health and Wellness Programs

Beginning to Write Your Memoir Thursday, Sept 12, 12:30pm Room 1 Lunch included. Facilitator: Cheryl Minchella For more information, contact Carrie Dengler at ext. 214 or Member: $7 Non Member: $9

Stress Busters Thursday, Oct 10, 12:30pm Room 1 Learn quick and easy ways to reduce your stress anywhere. Lunch included. Facilitator: Cheryl Minchella For more information, contact Carrie Dengler at ext. 214 or Member: $7 Non Member: $9

Relaxation Breathing Techniques Thursday, Nov 14, 12:30pm The Resource Place Learn how the breath can heal, re-energize, relax, refresh and bring a sense of calm to your life. Wear loose, comfortable clothes. Lunch included. Facilitator: Cheryl Minchella For more information, contact Carrie Dengler at ext. 214 or Member: $7 Non Member: $9

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Nutrition Eating Well for Brain Function Lecture Series Wednesdays, Oct 16 & Nov 13 12 pm Conference Room Learn how healthy eating habits can optimize brain function. Open to Music, Mindfulness, and Motion participants and all JCC Members. Instructor: Marie Lovenheim, Nutritionist. For more information, contact Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW at ext. 232 or mrleve@jccrochester. org. Free This program is underwritten by the Konar Family Foundation.

Access to Community: Programs for Developmentally-Disabled Adults Chug Programs

Sukkot Celebration Sunday, Sept 22, 12-1pm JCC Sukkah (rain location: The Resource Place) Geula Von Perlstein will be catering a delicious luncheon. We build temporary booths and decorate them with branches and fruit to celebrate the crops that provide our food. Free Sponsored by Lynda Newman. The Last Five Years Sunday, Oct 6, 1:30-4pm This inventive musical follows a couple during five years of their relationship. After the play, enjoy refreshments at the JCC Coffee Shop. Chug Member: $12 Non Chug Member: $17 Luncheon at LongHorn Steakhouse Sunday, Nov 24, 12-1:30pm Join us for an enjoyable and leisurely lunch at LongHorn Steakhouse. The cost of the meal will include a beverage, lunch and tip. Chug Member: $10 Non Chug Member: $15

Chaverim Programs

High Holiday Service Sunday, Sept 1, 10:15-11:30am Join our group as we celebrate the Jewish New Year and Yom Kippur with a special service. We’ll talk about the holiday and enjoy holiday refreshments. Free Sponsored by Lynda Newman. “From Klezmer to Broadway” Sunday, Oct 27, 1:30-4pm Join us as we watch this one-woman cabaret-style show. Chug Member: $8 Non Chug Member: $14 Memories of Thanksgiving Sunday, Nov 10, 10-11am Memories will be created through painting with watercolors and decorating cupcakes. Presenter: Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW Free This program is being sponsored by The Resource Place and the Golisano Foundation.


Understanding Macular Degeneration Tuesday, Oct 22, 12pm Conference Room Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of visual impairment for older adults. Learn how AMD affects vision, its causes and risk factors, and current treatments. Lunch included. Presenter: Katherine White, OD, Managing Director of Low Vision Services, ABVI Member: $7 Non Member: $9

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Programs for Adults with Developmental Disabilities are made possible through the generosity of the Beverly and Sam Kolko Fund for Special Needs, Lynda and in memory of David Newman, and B. Thomas Golisano Foundation.

A Plant-Based Diet: Eating for Happiness and Health Wednesdays, Oct 9-Nov 13 7-9pm This six-week course will make the scientific case for following a whole-food, plant-based (vegan) diet to achieve optimal health and prevent disease. Classes feature Q&A sessions and vegan food samplings with recipes. For more information, contact Carrie Dengler at ext. 214 or cadengler@ Instructor: Dr. Ted Barnett Member: $100 Non Member: $125


What’s for Dinner? Wednesday, Oct 2 12pm This workshop will show you simple and healthy ways to cook in an organized manner using seasonal foods. Includes tasting and recipes. Instructor: Marie Lovenheim, Nutritionist Member: $15 Non Member: $18

Day Trip to Seneca Niagara Casino Thursday, Oct 17 Depart from the JCC 7:30am, return approximately 6pm Cost includes $20 casino cash, $5 food voucher and transportation. Register at the Main Desk or For more information, contact Amy Exton at ext. 268 or aexton@jccrochester. org. Member: $30 Non Member: $40

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Todah Rabah (Thank You) Thank you to our donors for contributions received April 17, 2013 – July 10, 2013. Your generosity ensures the excellent programming we enjoy; enhances and maintains the building we love; and serves our community, including individuals and families who require financial assistance. Special thanks to our Markus Society Members, who support the JCC each year with a minimum gift of $350. For a complete list of Markus Society Members, please visit the JCC Markus Society Recognition Board or


Annual Campaign


Ronni and Leslie Abramovitz Helen and Richard Adams Marla and Michael Allentoff Leja and David Allyn Norma and Arnold Andzer Joyce Ashman Linda Baker Julie and Robert Ball Phyllis Barrese Kathye Simon and Aharon Baruch Zella and Kenneth Berenbaum Lawrence Berger Linda and Carl Berger Laurie Farber and Paul Bigeleisen Marcia and Eric Birken Donna and Todd Black William Blake Patricia and John Boyes Louise and Wilhelm Braun Mary Jo Brennan Linda Brooks Mary Anne Brooks Sharon and George Brunner Barbara Buchman Sheila and John Callahan Mary and Paul Callaway Rita and Constantino Capuano Kathleen Carroll and Margaret Keller Nanette Castle and David West Marjorie Chapin and Jean Parker Ann Chazan Valerie and Philip Ciufo Barry Clements Sandra Cohen George Cole Nancy and Richard Cole Anne and Arnold Cordts Mary and Frank Cumbo Gail and Thomas Dagon Judy Dell Victoria Dewald Barbara and Jack Dick Sharon Dickman and Michael Wentzel Mary Diener Marie D’Lima Mary and Peter DuBois Frederick Dushay Patricia Dykstra Marcia and Richard Eisenberg Peggy and Larry Elliott Susanne Esan Mamie Faiello Satenik and Samir Farid Reenie and Stanley Feingold Jack Feldman

Carolyn Fitzgerald Andrea Fleishman Judith and Kevin Fleissig Carol Foxenburgh Gene Fram John Frank Frances Fumia Perlya and Zema Gelin Jeanne and Richard Gerger Helga Gertsen June and Warren Glaser Barbara and Jack Glickman Barbara and James Glinsky Julia Godin Alice and Joseph Gold Betty Goldstein Florence and Sanford Goldstein Joyce Goldstein Marjorie and Julian Goldstein Carol Ann and Gordon Goodman Susan and Stanley Gordon Scott Green Richard Greene Estelle Gorfine and Max Grossman Rachelle and Ellis Gruber Mary Ann and John Guarre David Haight Judith Hall Patricia and Lee Hasiuk Sandi Henschel Fran Hoffman Dina Isgro Mary Joy Josefovicz Nathan Josephson Aura and Donald Kamm Dolores Kennard Mickey Kinel Lorraine and Daniel Kirk Patricia Klees Jennifer Kling Ann Knigge Anne Korenstein Judy and Michael Krieger Sharon Berkowitz and Damian Krysan Eleanor Lancet Maurice Landesberg Deborah and Everett Larrabee Ruth Leach Kathleen and Richard Leary Marcia and Brian Leavy Marcia Lewis Rose and Wayne Martin David Mason Therese and Robert McCrone Diana McLaughlin Kathleen and Thomas McNamara Peggy McNamara

Suzanne Meyerowitz Barbara Miller Hyla and Richard Mink Norma Moskowitz Joilee Mulhern Edith and Martin Nacman Maxine and Albert Newman Queenie and Wayne Newman Susan and Elias Noam Barbara Nino Zhanna and Edward Nudelman Margaret and James O’Brien Evelyn Ofsowitz Linda and Richard Olsan Lawrence Ota Sandra Mitzner and John Page Glenn Palmer Marjory Park and James Marks Sally and Charles Parmigiani Paula and John Pilarski David Pittinaro Sherrill and Ira Pogal Judith and Normand Poisson Eleonora and David Rakover Denise and Gerald Randisi Anne and Stanley Refermat Margaret and Robert Reynolds Ernstine and Donald Rickner Rebecca and Carmen Rinaldis Robert Rodka Michelle and David Rogachefsky Hannah and Arnold Rosenblatt Marilyn Salit Alicie Salzberg Mary Ann and Lawrence Sanagursky Margarita Sanberg Jack Sandler Jane Sanford Nadia and Richard Sanow Nancy and Clement Sanza Florence Sarachan Betty and Robert Saxe Arlene and Howard Schenker Karen and John Schiess Ami Schmerl Joyce Schultz Irene and Harold Schwartz Jeanette Scott Catherine and David Shepard Ellie Shulman Jean Sikora Elinor and Joseph Silverberg Sheri and Robert Simon Virginia Skuse Lynda and Michael Stock Gail Brownell and Jay Supnick Barry Swan Joanna and Donald Sweet

Abe & Fannie Kessler Fund

Lynda Newman in memory of Elliott Landsman and Bluma Slotnick Lisa, Michael and Lynda Newman in memory of Bonnie Alderman

Campership Fund

Ames Amzalak Memorial Trust Sharon and Dov Margolis Apfel in honor of Seymour Margolis (for Father’s Day) Maxine and Steven Awner in honor of Marleigh and Morgan Bonnie Baker in memory of Kenneth J. Cutler Holly Boker in memory of Susie Goldstein Sands Debbie and Andrew Brodsky in memory of Mike Nozik Leslie and Steve Cohen in memory of Mike Nozik Michael Freedman in honor of Mollie Freedman-Weiss Beth and Marc Greenstein and Sons in memory of Marjorie and Max Stone Indoor Hockey Families – 2013 in honor of Dave Rogachefsky’s 40th year of hockey Rhonda Korn in honor of John Golden Lenore and Marshall Lesser in honor of the birth of Melanie and Jeremy Wolk’s baby boy, Redmond Shelley and Frank Levin in honor of Marilyn Levin Anna and Ben Markowitz in memory of Carol and Lottie Lasky Joan and Beryl Nusbaum in honor of the Bat Mitzvah of Bernice Fraum Jon Reitkopp in memory of Susie Goldstein Sands Marcie Rosenberg in memory of Stuart Cottingham Melissa Reitkopp in honor of Marc Frankel’s 50th birthday Enid and Louis Ryen in honor of the Ryen Family Freyda and Chuck Schneider in honor of Hayden Marcie and Joel Shapiro in honor of Marc Frankel’s 50th birthday Marcia Silber in memory of Ed Holtzman and Elliott Landsman and wishing Marshall Cohen a speedy recovery Judy Stanton in memory of Abraham Cohen

Lisa Vangellow in memory of Mike Nozik Wendi Webster in memory of Marie Webster Michal and Oren Weiss in honor of Gilya Murlakov In memory of Elliott Landsman Anonymous Applied Audio & Theater Supply Kim Landsman Sarah Liebschutz Nancy and Howard Mills Carol and Martin Rosenberg Hannah and Arnold Rosenblatt Salmin, Celona, Wehrle & Flaherty LLP Miriam and Ronald Wolff

Camp Seneca Lake

Foundation for Jewish Camp Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies Isobel Goldman in memory of Elliott Landsman Susan Graber in memory of Mike Nozik Jewish Federation of Rochester Mike Nozik Memorial Camp Seneca Lake Scholarship Fund Marcy and Stephen Kay in honor of our daughters, Rachel and Sara Kay Marcy and Stephen Kay in honor of Josh Silbermann’s marriage to Jessica Pearlman Lenore and Marshall Lesser in honor of Bernice Fraum’s Bat Mitzvah; in honor of Mort Kolko’s birthday; in memory of Elliott Landsman Michele Ruda Leve and Rich Hirschberg in honor of Dennis Kessler Joseph and Lynn Romano BJ Mann in memory of Elliott Landsman Temple B’rith Kodesh Frumel and Alvin Ureles in memory of Elliott Landsman

Campership for Camp Seneca Lake Renee Liebschutz in memory of Elliott Landsman

Campership for Camp Sisol Brooke and Richard Hare

JCC Capital Campaign

Deborah Goldman Landsman in honor of Judy and Stuart Kaplan’s 50th anniversary In memory of Elliott Landsman Anonymous Donna and Martin Adwin Eke Aiono Anthony L. Jordan Foundation Richard Ball Stacey Bershod Michael Bobry Stuart Goldstein David C. Pettig & Associates, P.C. Jacqueline and Howard Davidson Karen and Danny Diamond Mark Eidlin Emcor Services Joan and Harold Feinbloom Blanche and Ed Fenster Robin and Timothy Flaherty Linda and Bob Flannigan Ilene and David Flaum Annette and Philip Garver Patricia and Richard Gullo

Nelson Leenhouts Pam and David Isaacs J.T. Mauro Co. Inc. Marilynn and Robert Jabaily Lisa Kasdin Tommie and Arnold Klinsky Sheila and William Konar Louis Ryen and the staff at Lacy Katzen LLP Dannette and Avi Lank Jesse and Rick Lazeroff Leslie Berkowitz and Michael Lebowitz Lenore and Marshall Lesser Deborah and Sherman Levey Lobozzo Family Fund Ralph Meranto Karen and Glen Moscoe Richard Mueller Sam Berns, Michael James and Northmarq Capital Lorraine Wolch and Donald Onimus Nancy and Richard Reitkopp Joan and Bud Rusitzky Lucille and Ed Sallerson Judy and Harold Samloff Albert Seymour Glenna and Norman Spindelman Douglas Thompson Linda and Robert Wayland-Smith Gloria Wehmeyer Linda and Sherwin Weinstein Colleen and Thomas Wilmot Joan and William Wood


Mary Tachco Mollie and Kenneth Traub Bernadine Turchetti Margaret and Thomas Upson Molly Viener Sharon Vincent S. MacClurg Vivian Renuka and Anop Vora Sherry and Alan Volinsky Judith and Bruce Wadsworth Susan and Geoffrey Weinberg Judith and David White Louise and Dennis Whitney Helen Winn Carol and George Wonder Rachelle Yablin Yelena Zaslavskaya Marlene and Ronald Zauski


Jeanne and Phil Carlivati Patricia Chadwick Gloria and Pincus Cohen Gloria A. Emmanuel Judith A. Emmanuel Esther Germanow Joy and Jonathan Getnick Burt Gordon Carol Sue Hai Sara and Peter Hartman Norman Horton Elaine and Robert Jacobsen Deborah Goldman Landsman Susan Laverty Mary Jean Mac Ewen David Makepeace Kay Marshman Pamela Marsocci Christopher McCormack Norris Minard Mildred Ness Helene and Bruce Newman Louise and Joel Novros Jean and Daniel Owerbach Janet Patlow Margie Sabath Rosalyn Schreiber Elaine and Peter Schwarz Albert Sheinfeld Fayanne and Irwin Wagman Kristina Williams Sarisa and Leon Zoghlin

CenterStage Grant NYS Council on the Arts



Children’s Programs

Joyce and Edward Burg in honor of Richard and Sherry Goldstein being honored by Hillel School

Cultural Arts Department

Diane and Sidney Davis in memory of Elliott Landsman Essie Germanow in memory of Elliot Landsman Annette Grau and Shirley Rosenthal in memory of Adele Stoler

Fitness, Wellness and Recreation

Michael Bobry Donor Guided Fund Barbara Conklin in memory of Elliott Landsman and Horace Becker Sarah Liebschutz in memory of Edward Holtzman In memory of Elliott Landsman Paul Eissenstat Tobie and John Olsan Nancy and Neil Rapp Elaine and Ivan Sanzel Marilyn and James Snyder Letty Gail Schacht wishing Joan Fama a speedy recovery Bunny and Mort Skirboll in honor of Arnie Rosenblatt’s recovery from hip surgery


Jewish Community Center


Justin, Leah and Madelyn Goldman in memory of Donald Hiller Staci and Aaron Hiller in honor of James and Carol Gumer’s 50th anniversary Leslie Berkowitz in memory of Aaron Braveman Lois London in memory of Murray Perlman Phyllis Parker in memory of Stuart Parker Nancy Moscov-Rapp and Neil Rapp in honor of Judy and Stuart Kaplan’s 50th anniversary Eric and Lizzie Rennert in honor of Barry Alper’s 50th birthday Michael Shacket in memory of Roberta (Cookie) Shacket In memory of Elliott Landsman Tammy Cohen and Barry Silverstein Howard Grossman Marlene and Michael Luber Jodi Groden Roberson and Jonathan Roberson Nina and Robert Schor

Jewish Life Programs

Natalie and Arnold Chekow Harry and Regina Cornell Fund Michael and Ruth Kravetz Fund Helene and Bruce Newman in memory of Elliott Landsman

Legacy Brick

Scott Mate in memory of Ofer Sankowski

Louis & Rose Rappaport Campership Fund

Barbara and Richard Rappaport in memory of Elliott Landsman Nancy Rosenberg in memory of Elliott Landsman

Markus Society gifts received April 17, 2013 – July 10, 2013

Markus Society

Rina and Daniel Chessin Barbara Conklin and Ken Hoelperl Davenport-Hatch Foundation Louise Epstein Frieda Makon Charitable Trust Annette and Philip Garver Judy and John Golden Cynthia and Paul Goldstein Sherry and Richard Goldstein Burton Gordon Herbert and Celia Mittleman Endowment Fund Susan and Arthur Kaufman Karen and Howard Kessler Dawn and Jacques Lipson Joan and Richard Markus Shirley Mink Rochester Jewish Relief Organization Dvorah and Henry Shulman Bunny and Morton Skirboll George L. and Elizabeth C. Todd Permanent Trust Rona and Howard Weinstein Linda and Sherwin Weinstein Judith and Alan Wertheimer* The William & Sheila Konar Foundation Melanie and Jeremy Wolk

Michael Bresloff Memorial Fund

Rose and Jesse Bresloff in memory of Dorothy Pitlick

Patricia Chadwick Arts Endowment Fund

Sandy and Robert Temkin in memory of Elliott Landsman

Sandra Dreyfuss Membership Scholarship Fund Anonymous Eric Dreyfuss in memory of Sandra Dreyfuss

Senior Adult Department

Phyllis Mutz in memory of Miriam Altman Albert Pinsky in honor of Leonard Freedman’s birthday and good health Anne Riley in memory of Elliott Landsman Margie Sabath in memory of Horace Becker Fayanne and Irwin Wagman in memory of Horace Becker

Special Needs Programs

Antonietta and Luigi DiFilippo in memory of Elliott Landsman Rhonda and Earl Gurrell in memory of Elliott Landsman Susan and Arthur Kaufman in memory of Elliott Landsman Letty Gail Schacht wishing Ann Winterman a speedy recovery

Susie Goldstein Sands Fund for Camp Seneca Lake

Marcia and Norman Abelson in memory of Irma Meier Inge and Lawrence Goldstein in memory of Susie Goldstein Sands and wishing Norm Abelson a speedy recovery Liz Paley Jewell in memory of Susie Goldstein Sands Elizabeth Steinberg remembering Susie’s birthday

Sylvia & Philip Kowal Fund for the Jewish Film Festival

Susan, Karen and Julie Carp in memory of Myron Bickler Susan Kowal Carp in memory of Philip and Sylvia Kowal Kathleen London in memory of Elliott Landsman and Myron Bickler June L. Stornelli

United Way Designated Gifts Justin Roth

Winkler-Lococo Campership Fund

Megan Lococo in memory of Donald Hiller Sue and Michael Lococo in memory of Burt Nadler’s beloved daughter, Jordan Sue, Megan and Michael Lococo in memory of Lab and Donald Hiller

Wolk Children’s Center Durwood Management

Yiddish Cultural Center

Shula and Cyril Meyerowitz in honor of and with thanks to Debbie Rothman *Welcome to new Markus Society Members.

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Brighton Memorial Chapel Class Action LLC/Marc Frankel – Constable Financial Architects/MassMutual Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester Jewish Senior Life Debby and Elliott Landsman Bunny and Mort Skirboll State of Israel Bonds Marcia and Gary Stern

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Marilyn and Howard Berman Judy and Norm Blaustein Daphne and Howard Cohen Dr. Eric M. Dreyfuss Norma and Jack Erdle Fran and Mike Haselkorn Mona and Mark Kolko Paulina and Laurence Kovalsky Sylvia and Philip Kowal Film Festival Fund Deborah Ronnen and Sherman Levey Susan and Saul Marsh LPWolch, CPAs, PC: Lorraine P. Wolch and Don Onimus Linda and Sherwin Weinstein Drs. Robin and Michael Weintraub Dr. Joseph and Elise Wojciechowski

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Debi and Ralph Brenner Loren R. Cohn

Dr. Ayala Emmett Louise W. Epstein Roberta and David Feldman Tamar and Elliot Fix Rabbi Rebecca Gutterman Carol and Mike Hirsh in honor of Elliot Fix Stuart Levison Amy Libenson Alan R. Saiger Rabbi Amy J. Sapowith Michael and Lisa Silverstein Allan Stern Dr. Oren and Michal Weiss Amy Zorn

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