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Fall 2015

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Contents In this issue 6

Youth/Teen Fitness

8 Fitness 10

Jewish Life & Learning

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Children & Families

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Cultural Arts

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Adult Programs

21 Highlights

FAMILY FUN DAY! Water!

Celebrate

Sunday, October 4, 3-5pm Pool and Auditorium A

Splash your way to victory in our gorgeous, completely renovated pool, with activities, games, and fun for all ages. Then join us in Auditorium A for safety activities and a snack!

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Contributors

JCC HOURS Sunday: 8am-8pm Monday-Thursday: 5am-9:30pm Friday: 5am-5:30pm Saturday: 8am-8pm Holiday Hours:

Sept 7 7am-1:30pm Labor Day Sept 13 8am-5:30pm Erev Rosh Hashanah Sept 14 Closed Rosh Hashanah Day 1 Sept 15 Closed Rosh Hashanah Day 2 Sept 22 5am-5:30pm Erev Yom Kippur Sept 23 Closed Yom Kippur Nov 26 7am-1:30pm Thanksgiving *Locker Rooms & Spas close 30 minutes later.

JCC

Save the Date!

JCC Members are invited to join us in Auditorium B and C for a family-style Kosher dinner, including spaghetti, salad, beverage, and dessert. Fun activities for children! Pre-registration is required at the Main Desk. $5/Adult $20/Family

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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. BOARD OF DIRECTORS OFFICERS

President Matt Ryen

Vice Presidents Dan Goldstein Richard Gray Burton Kleinman Karen Menachof

Secretary

Staci Henning

Treasurer

Justin Goldman

Dear JCC Members... We continue to marvel at the unique qualities of our JCC. We can think of nowhere else in Rochester where, under one roof, you can meet friends, stretch and flex your muscles, enjoy a cup of matzo ball soup, see a theatrical production, listen to the wisdom of an acclaimed author, celebrate holidays, screen an international film, and take an art class. Where else can you sip a smoothie, relax while your children play, take a yoga class, and enjoy a massage? The JCC is truly the heart and soul of our community. With two, three, and even four generations of families growing up, socializing, learning, and getting fit at our JCC, it is an amazing place. A very large part of our success has been the incredible ongoing support our community has provided. This support has allowed us to grow, evolve, and continue to meet the ever-changing needs of our diverse community. As most of you are aware, we embarked on the Our Vision, Our Future Capital Campaign in 2013 in order to: • Provide much-needed renovations, including a new pool and outdoor splash park • Centralize and expand our fitness spaces • Make necessary infrastructure improvements • Reinvigorate community spaces

Directors

Valerie Alhart Bernard Birnbaum Judy Blaustein Howard Cohen Loren Flaum Robert Fogel Sharon Gray Aaron Hiller Marisa Kessler Josef Kilimnick Sheila Konar Susan Sagan Levitan Ben Levy Robyn Morgan Rabbi Michael Silbert Seth Silver Marcia Stern Ron Von Perlstein Karen Zivan

Chairman, Board of Governors: Jeremy Wolk

Executive Director: Leslie Berkowitz Associate Executive Directors: Eke Aiono David J. Pieramico

Development Director: Sarah Goldstein Post

Membership Director: Barbara Conklin Marketing Director: Susan LaRosa Graphic Designer: Lyndsay Thomas JCC Magazine is published quarterly by Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester 1200 Edgewood Avenue Rochester, NY 14618 Contact us at (585) 461–2000 Or online at jccrochester.org. To advertise in the JCC Magazine, call (585) 461–2000, ext. 258.

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Construction began in May. Included in the JCC’s Building Project is the complete renovation of the existing pool, which will reopen this fall as interior renovations begin. The entire project is slated to be completed in the summer of 2016. We are thrilled to tell you that, to date, more than 600 donors have contributed a total of $13.6 million to our campaign—90 percent of our $15.2 million goal. We still need to raise close to $2 million, with generous contributions from many more members of our community. When we ask for support, we are giving someone the opportunity to fulfill a mitzvah, the Hebrew word for “good deed.” After all, what could feel better than knowing that you are going to have an impact on your community today and on future generations? We are incredibly excited about the impact this campaign can have for the present and future of the JCC of Greater Rochester and would love for you to share in our enthusiasm. When you give to the Our Vision, Our Future Capital Campaign, you are investing in our future and, in turn, our ability to provide programs and services to our members and the community. We are happy to meet with you to discuss the potential of your gift to the Capital Campaign. For a personal journey through the new spaces, please call our Development Director, Sarah Goldstein Post, at 585-461-2000, ext. 210 and she will be happy to arrange a meeting.

Leslie Berkowitz Executive Director

Matt Ryen President, JCC Board of Directors

Harold Bobry Campaign Chair

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Members: bring your friends and family!

October 11-18

Families & Couples receive $360 off a new JCC Membership.* Adults receive $180 off a new JCC Membership.*

Indoor Pool & Track Zumba® Yoga/Pilates Group Cycling BodyPump™ BodyStep™ BodyAttack™ Kettlebells Train RAW Boot Camp H.I.I.T. Training Aquaerobics and so much more...

New & improved PlayGym In Zone Youth Fitness Open Swim

+ TRY A YOUTH FITNESS CLASS

*Join between October 11-18, 2015 and take advantage of this incredible offer. This one-year offer is for new Family Members and new Adult Members who have not held a JCC Membership in the past 12 months. Workout Express and Teen Memberships are excluded.

Enjoy

Sitter Service all week! Ages 6 weeks to 4 years.

Check jccrochester.org for a complete list of schedules and hours.

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Hours of Operation Sunday: 9am-4pm Monday-Thursday: 3-8pm Friday: 3-5:30pm Saturday: 8am-4pm Holiday Hours Sept 4: 12-5:30pm Sept 7: 8:30am-1:30pm Sept 14: CLOSED* Sept 15: CLOSED* Sept 22: 3-5:30pm Sept 23: CLOSED* Oct 12: 12-8pm* Nov 11: 12-8pm* Nov 25: 12-8pm* Nov 26: 8:30am-1:30pm* Nov 27: 12-5:30pm* *No Youth Fitness Classes

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Please register your child for one session on one day. Registration opens August 16! Session 1: Sept 21-Oct 30 (No class Sept 14-15 & 23) Session 2: Nov 2-Dec 18 (No class Nov 11, 25 & 26) If you have a Family Membership, all Youth Fitness classes are FREE! Space is limited, so register early! Monday 4:15-4:50pm: In Zone Fitness Activities 4:15-4:50pm: TRX for Tweens** 4:15-5:15pm: Youth Karate** 5-5:30pm: In Zone Fitness Activities 5-5:30pm: Kids' Run Club** Tuesday 2-2:30pm: Pre-K/K Gym Class** 4:15-4:50pm: In Zone Fitness Activities 4:15-4:50pm: Yoga for Kids** 4:15-4:50pm: Table Tennis** 5-5:30pm: In Zone Fitness Activities Wednesday 4:15-4:50pm: In Zone Fitness Activities 4:15-4:50pm: Floor Hockey (K-2)** 4:15-4:50pm: Moves & Grooves** 4:45-5:20pm: Floor Hockey (3-6)** 5-5:30pm: Wii/Xbox Games Thursday 10-10:30am: Pre-K/K Gym Class** 2-2:30pm: Pre-K/K Gym Class** 4:15-4:50pm: In Zone Fitness Activities 4:15-4:50pm: F.I.T. Females** 5-5:30pm: Core Conditioning (3-6)** 5-5:30pm: Wii/Xbox Games Friday 3-5:30pm: In Zone Fitness Activities **Registration required.

Mondays, 4:15-4:50pm & 5-5:30pm Tuesdays, 4:15-4:50pm & 5-5:30pm Wednesdays, 4:15-4:50pm Thursdays, 4:15-4:50pm Ages 6-11/In Zone Get fit in the In Zone! Run on the treadmill, put some miles on our stationary bike, and row until you just can’t row anymore.

Wii/Xbox Games

Wednesdays, 5-5:30pm Thursdays, 5-5:30pm Ages 6-11/In Zone Spend some time in the In Zone and play all your favorite Wii & Kinect games. Just Dance 4, Kinect Adventures, Mario Kart, Kinect Sports- we’ve got them all!

Kids' Run Club

Mondays, 5-5:30pm Session 1: Sept 21-Oct 26 (No class Sept 14 & Oct 12) Session 2: Nov 2-Dec 14 Age 9-11/Track Back for the fall session on a new day. How many miles can you run in 6 weeks? Learn the basics of becoming a better distance runner. Instructor: Carolyn Whitbeck $70 Member: Free

Youth Karate

Mondays, 4:15-5:15pm Session 1: Sept 21-Oct 26 (No class Sept 14) Session 2: Nov 2-Dec 14 Ages 6-11/Auditorium B Learn intelligent training techniques emphasizing self-defense, fitness, self-control, and development of character. Instructor: Martial Arts America $70 Member: Free

Pre-K and Kindergarten Physical Activity Classes

Tuesdays, 2-2:30pm Session 1: Sept 8-Oct 27 (No class Sept 15) Session 2: Nov 3-Dec 15 Thursdays, 10-10:30am & 2-2:30pm Session 1: Sept 10-Oct 29 Session 2: Nov 5-Dec 17 (No class Nov 26) Ages 5-6/Gymnasium Encourage healthy habits and a positive attitude through fun and play. Activities are designed for

children to become engaged in noncompetitive interactive games and sports which emphasize flexibility, confidence, and emotional well being to build stronger minds and bodies. Instructor: Carolyn Whitbeck $70 Member: Free

Yoga for Kids

Tuesdays, 4:15-4:50pm Session 1: Sept 8-Oct 27 (No class Sept 15) Session 2: Nov 3-Dec 15 Ages 6-11/Yoga Studio Explore yoga poses, breathing exercises, and relaxation techniques. Instructor: Kate McCarthy $70 Member: Free

Table Tennis

Tuesdays, 4:15-4:50pm Session 1: Sept 8-Oct 27 (No class Sept 15) Session 2: Nov 3-Dec 15 Ages 6-11/Gymnasium Learn the rules and strategies behind this fast-paced game. Develop serve, backhand, forehand, and volley techniques. Instructor: Iosif Moscovici $70 Member: Free

Floor Hockey

Wednesdays; Gymnasium Grades K-2: 4:15-4:50pm Grades 3-6: 5-5:30pm Session 1: Sept 9-Oct 28 (No class Sept 23) Session 2: Nov 4-Dec 16 (No class Nov 11 & 25) Learn the basics of stick handling, passing, shooting, and understanding the game just in time for the JCC Indoor Floor Hockey League coming this winter! Instructor: Carolyn Whitbeck $70 Member: Free

Moves & Grooves

Wednesdays, 4:15-4:50pm Session 1: Sept 9-Oct 28 (No class Sept 23) Session 2: Nov 4-Dec 16 (No class Nov 11 & 25) Ages 6-11/Dance Studio Get ready for a high-energy fitness party packed with specially choreographed, kid-friendly routines and all the music kids love! Instructor: Jen Grow $70 Member: Free

Register for any of these programs. It’s easy as 1 ONLINE @ jccrochester.org

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Mondays, 4:15-4:50pm Session 1: Sept 21-Oct 26 (No class Sept 14 & Oct 12) Session 2: Nov 2-Dec 14 Ages 10-11/TRX Room TRX Suspension TrainingÂŽ is the ultimate bodyweight exercise tool and it's now geared toward tweens! Instructor: Carolyn Whitbeck $70 Member: $35

New! Core Conditioning

Thursdays, 5-5:30pm Session 1: Sept 10-Oct 29 Session 2: Nov 5-Dec 17 (No class Nov 26) Ages 8-11/TRX Room Walk taller, run faster, feel stronger– it all starts with your core! Build core muscle groups while improving posture through a variety of exercises to strengthen the abdomen and back muscles and increase flexibility. Instructor: Carolyn Whitbeck $70 Member: Free

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Youth Tennis Development Youth Flag Football Fridays, Sept 18-Nov 6, 4-5:30pm Ages 4-12/Gym/Tennis Courts This instructional program teaches boys and girls at beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels how to swing with proper technique. Each week, learn the basic strokes: forehand, backhand, volleys, overheads, serves, progressing into games with score-keeping. Tennis racquets in all sizes, and balls provided. Instructor: Sam Chhoeun, USTA Certified Tennis Instructor $80 Member: $50

Indoor Road Hockey

Sundays, Sept 27, Oct 25, Nov 29 & Dec 27, 4:30-6:30pm Ages 17+/Gymnasium Goalie equipment will be supplied. Players: bring your own sticks and eye protection. All players must wear sneakers. Instructor: Anthony Fazzary $40 Member: $25

Indoor Soccer

Sundays, Sept 6-Nov 22 (No class Sept 13 & Oct 11) Gymnasium Grades K-2: 1:30-2:15pm Grades 3-6: 2:30-3:20pm Grades 7-9: 3:30-4:30pm Join a fun league full of fitness and positive character building. Learn new skills so that you can become a better soccer player. Instructor: Anthony Fazzary $80 Member: $50

Teen Flag Football

Tuesdays, Sept 8-Nov 3, 4-5:30pm (No class Sept 15) Ages 11-16/Athletic Field Show all your moves in this game of running, passing, and receiving! Instructor: Anthony Fazzary $70 Member: $40

Pre-Season Basketball

Wednesdays, Sept 9-Nov 4 4-5:30pm (No class Sept 23) Grades 3-5/Athletic Field Bring your friends and catch football fever at the JCC! Instructor: Anthony Fazzary $70 Member: $40

Sports Extravaganza

Thursdays, Sept 10-Dec 3 4:15-5:30pm (No class Nov 26) Grades 3-6/Gymnasium Earn points and receive awards while playing kick ball, basketball, floor hockey, dodge ball, and more. $75 Member: $45

Year-Round Sport-Specific Coaching

Grades 3-8 Just learning the game and want to sharpen your skills to become a better athlete? Coach Anthony will help you take it to the next level. Instructor: Anthony Fazzary 1-hour session $30/individual $20/group of 2+

The PiT

An afterschool destination designed exclusively for teens to socialize, have fun, and refuel. Hours of Operation (beginning Sept 7) Sunday: 12-4pm Monday-Thursday: 3-8pm Friday: 3-5:30pm Saturday: 12-4pm For holiday hours, please visit jccrochester.org.

YOUTH/TEEN FITNESS

Thursdays, 4:15-4:50pm Session 1: Sept 10-Oct 29 Session 2: Nov 5-Dec 17 (No class Nov 26) Ages 8-11/TRX Room Explore a variety of exercises (running, strength training, yoga, TRX) and receive encouragement to find and follow individual paths for health and fitness. Instructor: Carolyn Whitbeck $70 Member: $35

For more information or to register for Youth/Teen Fitness programs, contact Anthony Fazzary at ext. 291 or afazzary@jccrochester.org or visit jccrochester.org.

Thursdays, Sept 10-Oct 29 4-5:30pm Ages 11-16/Gymnasium Grab your friends, refresh your skills, and retrain your basketball brain. Instructor: Isiah Ewing, Former Razorshark Player $70 Member: $40

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Labor Day Group Fitness Class Schedule

Pickleball Clinic

9am Group Cycling BodyStep™ 10:15am BodyPump™ Power Yoga 11am Silver&Fit®

Group Fitness Pool Party

Sunday, Aug 30, 10am-2pm Markus Park Join us for a day of fitness and fun in the sun! 10am: Poolside TRX® Rip Training 11am: Hydrorider Aqua Cycling 12pm: Zumba® in the Pool 1pm: Poolside Yoga 10-2pm: DJ Dennis will be spinning tunes on the pool deck and refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Rebecca Schmidt at ext. 271 or rschmidt@jccrochester.org. Free

Pilates Reformers and Chairs

8-week small group classes begin Aug 31 (limit 4 per class) Private and semi-private session packages available. Get more details at jccrochester.org. For more information, contact Rebecca Schmidt at ext. 271 or rschmidt@jccrochester.org.

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Monday Pickleball Ladder League

Begins Monday, Sept 14, 7-9pm Popular ladder format offers 10 weeks of competitive play with rotating partners. Beginner to intermediate skill levels welcome. Have fun and improve your game. League limited to 24 players. For more information, contact Brian Dengler at ext. 248 or bdengler@jccrochester.org. $40 Member: $30

Thursday Advanced Pickleball League

Begins Thursday, Sept 17, 7-9pm Bring a partner for this advancedlevel play. League limited to 24 players.Minimum 3.5 level and the JCC reserves the right to determine a player's skill level. For more information, contact Brian Dengler at ext. 248 or bdengler@jccrochester.org. $40 Member: $30

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25th Annual J5K Road Race

Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30am Session A: Sept 8 & 15 Session B: Sept 22 & 29 Session C: Oct 6 & 13 Session D: Oct 20 & 27 Session E: Nov 3 & 10 Learn the game or improve your skills. Review rules, strokes, and strategies. For more information, contact Brian Dengler at ext. 248 or bdengler@jccrochester.org. $20 Member: $15

Thursdays, Sept 17-Oct 22 10am or 6:30pm Complete a 6-week intro session and get a TRX class pass for life! Choose from two class options. Find the class schedule for pass holders at jccrochester.org. For more information, contact Rebecca Schmidt at ext. 271 or rschmidt@jccrochester. org. Member: $60

and workshops on nutrition and offers individual health and nutrition coaching to people of all ages. Initial 30-minute consultation: Free 4-session program $340 Member: $300 6-session program $510 Member: $450 12-session (6-month program) $1020 Member: $900 1-hour follow-up session $85 Member: $75 For more information, contact Adrienne Markus at ext. 857 or amarkus@jccrochester.org.

Men’s 30+ Wednesday Night Basketball League

Registration opens Thursday, Oct 1 Scrimmage on Wednesday, Nov 4 League begins Wednesday Dec 2 7-9:30pm; Gymnasium Teams will be created by those registered by Nov 27. Game shirts and refs provided, with award banquet at end of season. For more information, contact Brian Dengler at ext. 248 or bdengler@jccrochester.org. Register before Nov 18 and save $25. $200 Member: $125

Krav-Maga

Monday & Wednesday 6-7pm & 7-8pm; Auditoriums Learn how to defend yourself and protect your home and family. Practice the techniques developed by the Israel Defense Force. Come join or observe a class in a comfortable learning environment. 5-class pass $80 Member: $60

Health Coach and Nutrition Consultant

Adrienne Markus, MS, CHHC, AADP Adrienne received specialized training through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and is certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners. She leads presentations

Register for any of these programs. It’s easy as 1 ONLINE @ jccrochester.org


This new series combines our commitments to health, wellness, Jewish culture, and Jewish traditions through programs designed to rejuvenate our minds, bodies, and souls. For more information, contact Joy Getnick at ext. 239 or jgetnick@jccrochester.org. A Walk for a New Week Mondays, 9:30-10:30am Meet at the Main Desk Start the week off on the right foot. Enjoy a spirited shpatz (stroll) on the canal as together we rejuvenate and refresh for the week to come. Free Rosh Chodesh Yoga Under the Stars Tuesday, Oct 13 (Cheshvan) Thursday, Nov 12 (Kislev), 7:30-9pm TRX Room Welcome the new lunar/Jewish month with an evening of yoga and reflection. Free Israeli Dance for Everyone Sundays 6:30-7pm: Beginner Lessons 7-9pm: Open Dancing and Instruction Dance Studio No registration required. Just drop in and dance! Instructor: Max Steiner $6 Member: Free

Wellness Programs Stretching the Limits Parkinson’s Class

Fall session begins Sept 14 An 8-week group exercise class for individuals with varying stages of Parkinson’s disease. Improve flexibility, posture, and balance; increase body awareness, strength training, and the ability to get up from a chair or the floor. An evaluation must be completed prior to class. For more information, contact Rebecca Schmidt at ext. 271 or rschmidt@jccrochester.org. Member/Non Member: $100

Music, Mindfulness, and Motion

Sept 29-Oct 29, 1-2pm Provides people with early- to midstage dementia and their caregivers an opportunity to exercise in a safe and nurturing environment. Instructors: Carm Heidt and Kathy Mulvehill, Certified Personal Trainers For information about dates and times or to register, call Carm at ext. 306 or Kathy at ext. 831. Free Underwriten by the Konar Family Foundation and co-sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association.

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 Member: Free

MASSAGE THERAPY AT THE JCC

Are you feeling stressed, tight, or sore? Massage therapy involves the manipulation of the soft tissues of the body for a therapeutic effect. The JCC's nationally certified therapists employ a wide range of hands-on techniques which can help to reduce and prevent stress and tension as well as ease discomfort from injuries or chronic conditions. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 585-461-2000 or visit jccrochester.org.

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Silver&Fit®

provides eligible members with nocost or low-cost fitness memberships and older adult-oriented group exercise classes through arrangements with certain health plans. Silver&Fit® is provided by American Specialty Health Fitness, Inc., a subsidiary of American Specialty Health Incorporated. To join the JCC, bring your health insurance card to the JCC Main Desk and complete a membership application. You can pay the $25 annual member fee for 2015 by calling American Specialty Health Fitness at 1-877-427-4788 or online at silverandfit.com. Silver&Fit® members must scan their key tag card each time they visit the JCC. Your JCC membership includes participation in any of our group fitness classes, which are free with membership. Silver&Fit® I: Explore Wednesdays, 11-11:45am Silver&Fit® II: Experience Sundays, 11-11:45am

FITNESS

Moving Meditations: Spirituality in Motion

SilverSneakers®

The JCC is a fitness provider for the Healthways SilverSneakers® Fitness Program. To receive your free JCC membership, present your Healthways SilverSneakers® card and your health insurance card at the time of joining. SilverSneakers® members must scan their key tag card each time they visit the JCC. Your JCC membership includes participation in any of our group fitness classes, which are free with membership. Contact your health insurance carrier for eligibility information or by calling, toll-free, 888-423-4632. SilverSneakers® Classic Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays 11-11:45am SilverSneakers® Circuit Fridays, 11-11:45am SilverSneakers® Yoga Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1-2pm

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The Department of Jewish Life and Learning is generously funded in part by the Harry and Regina Cornell Fund.

High Holiday Display

Aug 24-Sept 10 JCC Rear Lobby Come explore the many ways to connect with the Jewish community during the High Holiday season.

High Holiday Learning with Rabbi Adam Aranov

JEWISH LIFE & LEARNING

Rosh Hashanah Sunday, Sept 6, 7-8pm Conference Room Yom Kippur Sunday, Sept 20, 7-8pm Conference Room Free High Holiday Learning with Rabbi Adam Aranov is co-sponsored by Ohr Torah.

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JNet: Rochester’s Jewish Network for Young Adults (Ages 22-35) Many great programs happening throughout the fall. Check us out on Facebook for updated information: facebook.com/groups/ROCJNET.

Interfaith Connection

The Joy and Oy of Yiddish: Language, Literature, and Culture Yiddish Culture Center Come explore the humor and beauty of this quintessential Jewish language. Instructor: Deborah Rothman Beginner Tuesdays, Oct 13-Nov 10, 7-8pm $50 Member: $40 Intermediate and Advanced Tuesdays, Oct 13-Dec 15 10:30am-12:30pm $120 Member: $90

Shalom Chaver: Yitzhak Rabin, Twenty Years Later

Tuesday, Nov 3, 7pm JCC Hart Theater A tribute to Yitzhak Rabin on the eve of the 20th anniversary of his assassination. Join us for a screening of My So-Called Enemy, an RIJFF favorite in which six Israeli and Palestinian teens meet to share their stories. Screening preceded by a short tribute to Rabin’s legacy and unwavering commitment to peace. (Film in English, Arabic, and Hebrew, with English subtitles; 89 mins.)

Connect with other interfaith couples in a welcoming, supportive group that serves couples with one Jewish partner in a committed relationship, with or without children. For more information, contact Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW, at ext. 232 or mrleve@jccrochester.org. Free Hanukkah/Christmas Dilemma and Open Discussion on Interfaith Issues Sunday, Nov 22, 9:30am Room 1 Join us for a free bagel breakfast and an opportunity to discuss this potentially difficult time of year for interfaith couples. Register by Nov 19 to Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW, at ext. 232 or mrleve@jccrochester.org.

at the JCC or an area synagogue, contact Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW, at ext. 232 or mrleve@jccrochester.org. Free The Mothers Circle For women in interfaith relationships who want to learn about Jewish rituals, ethics, and creating a Jewish home for their children. The Mothers Circle is a program of the Jewish Outreach Institute. For more information, visit themotherscircle.org or contact Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW, at ext. 232 or mrleve@jccrochester.org. Free Sitter Service is available. Free The Grandparents Circle For Jewish grandparents whose children are intermarried. Share your Jewish heritage and nurture your grandchildren’s Jewish identities. The Grandparents Circle is a program of the Jewish Outreach Institute. For more information, visit JOI.org or contact Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW, at ext. 232 or mrleve@jccrochester.org. Free Interfaith Connection, Interfaith Relationship Counseling, The Mothers Circle, and The Grandparents Circle, are made possible through the generosity of the Harry and Regina Cornell Fund.

NEW! Moving Meditations: Spirituality in Motion

Classes for this series are listed in Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation on page 9!

Interfaith Relationship Counseling The interfaith subject can be a sensitive one. We offer guidance and help to find solutions that work best for your family. Interfaith Relationship Counseling is also held at area synagogues. For an appointment

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GET IN THE

Fall Swim Classes

CHILDREN & FAMILIES

Saturdays, Sept 19-Dec 5 $210 Member: $120 Sundays, Sept 20-Dec 6 $210 Member: $120 Tuesdays, Oct 13-Dec 8 $158 Member: $90 Wednesdays, Sept 30-Dec 9 $193 Member: $110 Thursdays, Sept 24-Dec 10 (No class Nov 26) $193 Member: $110

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Tiny Tots and Parents Saturdays or Sundays, 10-10:30am Ages 10 months-2 years Become comfortable in the water through water games, blowing bubbles, kicking, and beginner floating. Minimum 4, maximum 12 Advanced Tiny Tots and Parents Saturdays or Sundays, 10:30-11am Ages 3-4 For children and parents. Become comfortable in the water, beginning kicking, floating, blowing bubbles, arm stroke, and safety. Minimum 4, maximum 12 Level 1 Saturdays or Sundays, 11-11:30am Tuesdays, 4-4:30pm Thursdays, 4:30-5pm Ages 4-5 Water and class adaptation, kicking, floating, jumping in, and putting face in the water. Child must be at least 4. Minimum 3, maximum 4 Level 2 Saturdays or Sundays, 11-11:30am or 1:30-2pm Tuesdays or Wednesdays, 4-4:30pm or 5-5:30pm Thursdays, 4:30-5pm Ages 4-7 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. Minimum 3, maximum 4

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Level 3 Sundays, 11:30am-12pm or 1-1:30pm Tuesdays or Wednesdays, 4-4:30pm or 4:30-5pm Thursdays, 4-4:30pm or 5-5:30pm Ages 6+ Pre-requisite: Level 2 Students will be taught elementary backstroke, rotary breathing, front and back crawl, development, safety, survival, and rescue skills. Minimum 3, maximum 5 Level 4 Sundays, 11:30am-12pm or 1-1:30pm Tuesdays, 4:30-5pm Wednesdays, 5-5:30pm Thursdays, 4:30-5pm or 5-5:30pm Ages 6+ Pre-requisite: Level 3 For the child with good front and back crawl for 10 yards. Course will review already learned strokes, introduce sidestroke and breast stroke, safety, and rescue skills. Minimum 4, maximum 6 Level 5 Sundays, 11:30am-12pm or 1:30-2pm Wednesdays, 4:30-5pm Thursdays, 5-5:30pm Ages 7+ Pre-requisite: Level 4 Coordinate and refine the key strokes. Learn the butterfly, open turns, and feet first dives. Minimum 4, maximum 6

Level 6 Sundays, 1:30-2:15pm Thursdays, 4:30-5:15pm Ages 7+ Pre-requisite: Level 5 Continue to work on stroke efficiency while learning basic rescue skills. Minimum 4, maximum 8 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. Also note that all start dates are subject to change with regards to the reopening of the JCC pool, scheduled for Sept 8.

Private Lessons

Anyone, any age can learn to swim or learn to swim for the first time all over again! We offer one-onone 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. Private lessons $50 Member: $30 Semi-private lessons $60 Member: $35 For more information or swim class placement, contact Robert West at ext. 289 or rwest@jccrochester.org.

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Ages 2-10 Free to JCC Family Members! Children under the age of four must be accompanied by a parent, guardian, or sibling in the seventh 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. All children must be potty trained. Hours of Operation Sunday: 9am-4pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 8:30am-2pm, 4-8pm Wednesday: 8:30am-2pm, 5-8pm Saturday: 8am-4pm Holiday Hours Sept 7: 8:30am-1:30pm Sept 14: CLOSED Sept 15: CLOSED Sept 22: 8:30am-2pm, 4-5:30pm Sept 23: CLOSED Nov 25: 8:30am-8pm Nov 26: 8:30am-1:30pm Nov 27: 8:30am-5:30pm

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Plan your child’s next birthday party at the JCC! Let our staff entertain your kids and run the party for you. Many packages to choose from, including pool parties, movie in the pool, PlayGym, In Zone, bounce house, reptiles, disco roller skating, ponies, mini ark, magician, and a 70’ obstacle course bounce house! To reserve your date today, contact Amy Exton at ext. 268 or aexton@jccrochester.org.

Bar and Bat Mitzvahs

In addition to children's birthday parties, the JCC is a great place to host your child's Bar or Bat Mitzvah celebration. We will work with you to create a unique event that your family will remember forever! Activities may include swimming, disco skating, sport games, DJ, dancing, and much more. To reserve your date today, contact Amy Exton at ext. 268 or aexton@jccrochester.org.

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Sitter Service

FREE to JCC Family Members 6 weeks to 4 years of age. 2-hour time limit and ratios observed. Hours of Operation Sundays: 9am-4pm Monday-Thursday: 8:30am-1pm, 4-8pm Friday: 8:30am-1pm, 3-5pm Saturday: 8am-4pm Holiday Hours Sept 7: 8:30am-1:30pm Sept 14: CLOSED Sept 15: CLOSED Sept 22: 8:30am-1pm, 4-5:30pm Sept 23: CLOSED Nov 25: 8:30am-8pm Nov 26: 8:30am-1:30pm

TYKEs Theatre Academy

JumpStart Mondays, Oct 19-Jan 4 4-5:30pm (No class Dec 28) Ages 9+/Hart Theater Children will build drama skills through play readings and theatre games. Work as a group with TYKEs’ music director to rehearse a song appropriate for an audition, receive a professional headshot, create a theatre résumé suitable for auditions, participate in a real theatre audition on stage, and perform as an ensemble member in the January production! For more information, contact Freyda Schneider at ext. 269 or tykes@jccrochester.org. Please note additional dress rehearsals in the evening the week of Jan 11. Fee includes digital photography, résumé, and T-shirt. $300 Member: $250 Improv FUN-damentals Thursdays, Oct 15-Jan 7, 4-5:30pm (No class Nov 26, Dec 24 & 31) Ages 5-8/Hart Theater Children will learn valuable life-long skills: developing poise, confidence, public speaking (articulation, volume, and inflection), teamwork, and creative thinking, all through a variety of fun, developmentally appropriate improvisational theatre games and exercises. This program takes place in a supportive, no-pressure theater setting that boosts self-esteem by

encouraging kids to be brave while having fun. No prior experience needed. Children do not need to know how to read. Fee includes TYKEs T-shirt. For more information, contact Freyda Schneider at ext. 269 or tykes@jccrochester.org. $175 Member: $150 TYKEs Vacation Day Camps Monday, Oct 12: Columbus Day Wednesday, Nov 11: Veteran’s Day 8:30am-5:30pm Optional before camp care from 7-8:30am available at no additional cost. Ages 8+ This new program offers the unique opportunity for fun and friendly theatre competition. Children will use their imagination to create an onstage “TV commercial” promoting a new product they’ve invented themselves to solve a problem. Participants will select their own topics, write and rehearse their scripts (memorization not required), and create their unique products using craft supplies and recycled materials. We’ll explore the concept of “tikkun olam” and brainstorm cool things kids can do to help “repair the world.” Commercials will “air” live on stage at 5:30pm for friends and family! For more information, contact Freyda Schneider at ext. 269 or tykes@jccrochester.org. $70 Member: $60/day

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Newly Renovated & Expanded PlayGym

TYKEs Theatre Presents Curious George

A new musical based on the books by H.A. and Margret Rey. Saturday, Nov 14 11am & 2pm Sunday, Nov 15 2pm & 4:30pm George takes the audience through a fun-filled adventure in which he learns more about Rome, meatballs, and the “secret ingredient” to cooking than he'd ever imagined! Join the inquisitive, lovable little monkey–star of books, movies, and the awardwinning PBS television show–in this delightful new musical. For tickets, visit jccrochester.org or the Main Desk. $16 Member: $15

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GESHER Homeschool at the JCC

Gesher Before and After School Care

Gesher bridges home and school life for children in grades K-6. Our programs include: Before School Care - S ­ tart the day in a calm, enriching environment before riding the bus to school (Brighton or Rush-Henrietta).

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After School Care - Choose from activities like performing arts, cooking, gardening, athletics, homework help, and more! Options rotate every 10 weeks. Kids may also sign up for Youth Fitness classes and swim lessons (if registered at least 3 days/week) at no additional cost.

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Kindercrew - Wraparound care designed for kindergartners to foster independence. Taught by a NYS certified teacher, the curriculum focuses on both academics and social skills in a playful setting.

Monday-Thursday, 10am-2pm Ages 5-15 Activity days are a great way to complement your child’s homeschool education with academic activities, fitness, swimming, arts, and more. Informal education opportunities are provided, focusing on accessibility for all learning styles and abilities. Members can also enjoy Sitter Service, PlayGym, In Zone, the Fitness Center, Coffee Shop, and Geulah’s Kosher Café. For more information, contact Lori Ball at ext. 397 or homeschool@jccrochester.org. $10/day Member: $5/day

Story Time with Mike

Tuesdays, Sept 8, Oct 13 & Nov 10, 11:15-11:45am; JCC Coffee Shop Mike Miller has been telling stories as a teacher, camp counselor, and professional storyteller for over 30 years to parents, grandparents, and children of all ages. Join us for this monthly event. Free

Snow Days, Superintendent’s Days, and Half Days - Convenient for parents, fun for kids! Enjoy time with friends, participating in entertaining and stimulating activities during time off from school. NEW! Gesher participants will receive five free vacation camp days throughout the school year (subject to availability). Registration for the 2015-16 school year is ongoing. For more information, contact Olivia Frost at ext. 262 or gesher@jccrochester.org. JCC Vacation Camps An exciting way to spend the day for kids in grades K-6! Each vacation camp day offers a new theme or activity! Children can attend from 7am-6pm. Oct 12: Columbus Day Field Trip to Stokoe Farms Nov 11: Veteran’s Day Fall Hobbies Registration is required. For more information, contact Olivia Frost at ext. 262 or gesher@jccrochester.org. $70/day Member: $60/day

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World Premiere Delphine and Carmela Calamari are hired to cater an event at a Jewish funeral home and there’s no telling what they’ll whip up in the kitchen. From matzah balls to meatballs, the girls try desperately to bridge the cultural gap in the only way they know how — by singing, dancing, and cooking through a host of memorable songs in an all-new show!

easT coasT Premiere When a young Jewish girl is cast to play the role of Jesus in the school Christmas pageant, her immigrant parents struggle to balance their holiday traditions with their new role as Americans. This new play weaves together nostalgia, music, merriment, and multi-holiday pageants into a delightful holiday show for people of all ages and all faiths.

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World Premiere musical The team that brought you last year’s sensation The Hit Factory is back with an all-new tribute to American popular music. april april2–17, 2–17,2016 2016

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o act or not to act, that is the question.” New opportunities for your children to become involved in acting through JCC programs have just taken a giant step into the future. It all starts this summer when TYKEs (Theatre Young Kids Enjoy) partners with Camp Sisol for TYKEs’ KIDStage at Camp Sisol. Campers in these special Sisol programs will rehearse and perform The Lorax and Annie Jr. All New! Fall theatre classes will help your children hone their talents. Children ages nine and up will learn how New opportunities to audition, work on for your children to an audition song with a professional musical become involved in director, and then actually for parts. They acting through JCC audition will learn to create their programs have just own theatre résumé and have their actor’s “head taken a giant step shot” taken. The course will into the future. culminate in a rehearsal and performance alongside professional adult actors in the January TYKEs production. A second class will be offered to those under age nine, emphasizing theatre education. Both courses are open to the public as well as JCC Members. Another addition! Theatre Vacation Camps will also begin this October (see page 13). Oneday camps will be held on Columbus Day and Veteran's Day school holidays. Week-long

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Theatre Vacation Camps will take place in December, February, and April during school breaks. Each will offer different content, so children will enjoy attending all of them. And introducing! The director of the TYKEs program as well as the creator of all of the new offerings for our young actors is Freyda Schneider. Freyda has spent most of her adult life involved in children’s theatre. “I adore children’s theatre and always wanted to start a company that followed my own vision. Twelve years ago, I met Gina Donahue, who had a similar vision…and together TYKEs was born.” TYKEs will launch its 12th season with the production Curious George in November, based on the popular series of books by H.A. and Margret Rey. TYKEs performances originally took place on the third floor of the Auditorium Center downtown. Freyda remembers it fondly: “I was very pregnant and I traveled to the diamond district in NYC to sell my great-grandmother’s wedding ring to scrape up enough money to pay for the wood to build our first set and the fabric for the costumes for our first show, a hilarious version of Rapunzel written by the creators of the TV show Friends. The tower of Rapunzel’s castle was so heavy that my not-very-expensive wheels (that ring wasn’t worth quite as much as I had hoped!) could barely move the revolving set piece.” From there, Freyda brought TYKEs performances to the Hart Theater at the JCC, and ultimately, TYKEs evolved to become a part of the JCC's CenterStage Theatre. 17


The following programs are presented by The Resource Place at the JCC

A D U LT P R O G R A M S

All of the following listings are open to Members and Non Members. The Resource Place offers programs designed to help people of all ages navigate life’s challenges and opportunities. Stop in and meet the staff or visit The Resource Place library. For more information, contact Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW, at ext. 232 or mrleve@jccrochester.org or Carrie Dengler at ext. 214 or cadengler@jccrochester.org. If minimum registration is not met, classes may be cancelled. Please call 461-2000 for more information.

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Parenting

Nutrition and Wellness

College Planning for Students with Learning Needs Tuesday, Oct 8, 7pm Conference Room Students who benefit from 504/IEP’s in high school benefit from extended planning in the college search process. Topics include standardized testing, college visits, and identifying and anticipating a student’s needs in a post-secondary environment. Presenter: Jodi Rosenshein Atkin, M.A., Independent College Admissions Counselor $20/family Member: $16/family

9/11 Memorial Blood Drive Thursday, Sept 10, 2-7pm Auditoriums In partnership with the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. Appointments made through the American Red Cross are preferred by calling 1-800 RED CROSS or visiting redcross.org.

ALL NEW! Drop-In Parenting Discussion Group Wednesday, Oct 21, 12-1pm Room 3 Bring your own lunch and join other parents to discuss setting limits, meal time issues, bedtime routines, and anything else you have on your mind! Facilitator: Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW Free Self-Care Workshop for Moms Wednesday, Nov 18, 12pm Conference Room As busy moms, we don’t always take the time to take care of ourselves. Learn some wonderful ways to take care of yourself so that you can be 100% present not only for your children, but for your other roles: partner, sister, daughter, friend, employee/employer. Lunch included. Facilitator: Emily Horowitz, M.A., LMHC $22 Member: $16 *Parenting programs are for parents with children of all ages.

Aging Gracefully: Nutrition Tips for Healthy Aging Wednesday, Sept 30, 1pm The Resource Place Learn how to stay healthy, vibrant, and vital at any age. Understand which foods slow the aging process and how to incorporate them into your daily routine. Facilitator: Adrienne Markus, Certified Health Coach and Nutrition Consultant $20 Member: $16 Sounds for Life: What Did You Say? Wednesday, Oct 14, 2pm Room 1 This program provides an overview of the types and causes of hearing loss. We will also cover the relationship between hearing loss and how it affects other health conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and dementia, among others. Presenter: Ramona Stein, Ph.D., CCC-A $20 Member: $15 Sounds For Life: I Have Hearing Loss. Now What? Wednesday, Nov 18, 2pm Room 1 This program will introduce communication strategies for people with hearing loss that can also be used by those with whom they communicate. We will provide

an overview of who is a candidate for hearing aids, considerations in choosing one, and information about hearing aid technology. Presenter: Ramona Stein, Ph.D., CCC-A $20 Member: $15 Eat to Help Prevent Cancer Wednesday, Oct 28, 12pm Auditorium A Reduce your risk for cancer by improving your diet with beneficial, healing foods. Learn which foods support and strengthen your immune system and provide you with the greatest benefits to your health. Facilitator: Adrienne Markus, Certified Health Coach and Nutrition Consultant $20 Member: $16 Super Noggin A brain fitness program to help you stay mentally sharp throughout life. Join us for educational workshops that will teach you about the lifestyle choices and activities you can do to maintain and even improve your brain health. Super Noggin Stress Reduction Tuesday, Oct 13, 2pm Conference Room Excessive or chronic stress can interfere with memory. This enlightening class gives a brief overview of the effects of stress on the brain and presents simple mental and physical techniques for relaxation that can be done anywhere! Facilitator: Emily Krohn, LCSW-R, CDP, Co-Owner, Connection Compass, Certified Super Noggin Instructor $25 Member: $20 Super Noggin Mental Exercises Tuesday, Nov 10, 2pm Conference Room

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Counting Sheep Thursday, Oct 22, 12-1:30pm Conference Room Learn about the underlying mechanisms which lead to insomnia and how it effects your health. Learn sleep hygiene techniques and coping strategies you can practice. Price includes lunch. Facilitators: Dr. Laura Tomaselli, MD, Board Certified Neurologist and Sleep Medicine Specialist, and Emily Krohn, LCSW-R, CDP $25 Member: $20

Support Help Fulfill the Mitzvah of Hachnasat Orchim Are you willing to open your home during secular and Jewish holidays to those who are new to the area or don’t have family here? If so, call Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW. You may be asked to provide transportation. Thank you for your kindness! Jewish Family Service of Rochester First & third Friday of each month 9-11am; Main Lobby A Geriatric Care Manager will be available to answer your questions related to older adults living in Monroe County. For more information, call Kate O’Brien, B.S.W., M.S., M.H.S.A., Supervisor of Community Case Management, at 461-0110, ext. 123. Lifespan Presents: Health Insurance Information, Counseling, and Assistance Program Are you eligible for Medicare and want unbiased information about choosing health insurance? Lifespan’s trained volunteer counselors can help. To schedule an appointment, contact Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW. Free

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Shop. Compare. Enroll. Coordinated Care Services, Inc. can assist you with the enrollment process through New York State of Health, The Official Health Plan Marketplace. Appointments may be made at the JCC on the first and third Friday of each month. For an appointment, call 6137662. Free

Caring for a Parent/Loved One Support Group Mondays, Sept 21, Oct 19 & Nov 16 1pm; Room 1 Get the support you need to help care for your aging loved one. Registration is required 48 hours prior to a group meeting. Facilitator: Kate O’Brien, B.S.W., M.S., M.H.S.A., Supervisor of Community Case Management, Jewish Family Service of Rochester For more information, contact Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW. Free Us TOO Prostate Cancer Support, Education, and Advocacy Second Thursday of each month, 7-9pm Conference Room Free monthly meetings include medical experts and a forum for survivors of prostate cancer and their loved ones to speak. WXXI Reachout Radio This audio information service provides convenient access to printed material for people who can no longer read standard print. Free

Art and Music Jewelry Making Tuesday, Sept 8, 10am-2pm Art Studio Drop in with your jewelry making materials and create your own pieces. An instructor will be there to help you. Call ext. 214 for a list of suggested supplies. Instructor: Allison Roberts $12 Member: $9

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Show Tune Showcase Tuesdays, Sept 8, Oct 13 & Nov 10 10-10:45am Join us to sing popular show tunes, facilitated and accompanied by Michael Miller. Free Tango Lessons Wednesdays, Sept 30-Nov 4 6:30-7:30pm; Auditorium A The Tango greatly improves a man’s lead and a woman’s ability to follow him on the dance floor. Instructor: Agustin Ramos, Flower City Tango $50 Member: $40

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Novelty and challenge are important in keeping mentally sharp. This class uses noncompetitive activities and exercises designed to work the brain in new ways. No games, IQ challenges, or puzzles-–just “whole brain” workouts that are fun! Facilitator: Emily Krohn, LCSW-R, CDP, Co-Owner, Connection Compass, Certified Super Noggin Instructor $25 Member: $20

Films with Howard Golove Thursdays, Oct 1, 8, 22, 12pm Conference Room Broadway, the American Musical is an outstanding documentary series on the history of Broadway. Hosted by Julie Andrews. Oct 1: Give My Regards to Broadway (1893-1927), Syncopated City (19191933) Oct 8: I Got Plenty O’ Nuttin’ (1930-1942), Oh What a Beautiful Mornin’ (1943-1960) Oct 22: Tradition (1957-1979), Putting It Together (1980-Early 2000) Feel free to bring your own lunch. $10 Member: $5 Take a Trip to Brooklyn Thursday, Oct 15, 12pm Auditorium A Join us for a screening of Neil Simon’s coming-of-age classic, Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986, 109 mins.). Film screening preceded by a Brooklyn-style lunch with bagels, lox, and a schmear. $9 Member: $6

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Marquetry Wednesdays, 9am; Art Studio Marquetry is art made from thin pieces of wood veneer glued together to form a picture or pattern. Drop in to learn this craft and work on a project. A list of materials will be provided. Facilitator: Nadia Sanow $20 Member: Free

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Crafting Thursdays, 10am-2pm; Art Studio Work on a project and get tips and assistance. Instruction will focus on copper enameling and quilting. Facilitator: Norma Gingold $20 Member: Free

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Musical Mondays Mondays through October 10:30-11:45am; The Resource Place Sing songs from yesterday! Join Sue Krieger as she accompanies the group on piano in this informal choir. Lyric sheets provided. Free

Clubs and Connections

Men in Transition Tuesdays, 8:30-10am The Resource Place An association of retired men ages 60+. Enjoy bagels, coffee, and discussion. Special speakers are regularly scheduled. Free Current Events Wednesdays, 11am-1pm; Room 1 Discuss news topics that interest you. The group breaks for lunch. Free Connections for Women One Thursday of each month 1-2:15pm; Room 1 A group of women ages 60+. Enjoy coffee, speakers, outings, and discussion. Free

Senior Days at the “J” Mondays & Thursdays, 10:15am-1pm The Resource Place Looking to meet other adults in a casual atmosphere? A calendar of events, including discussions, card games, bingo, movies, sing-alongs, and more, are enjoyed each week. Monthly schedules are available in The Resource Place. Free Coffee & Conversation First Thursday of each month 10:15-10:45am; The Resource Place Enjoy a cup of coffee and snack. Meet new friends and hear what events are coming up. Stay for the rest of the Senior Days at the “J” program after. Free

TechAge Adult Computer Learning Center

"Classes for Adults, Taught by Adults" Monday-Friday, 12-2pm Computer, iPad, and Android classes that are FREE! Just drop-in. For more information, call ext. 463 or visit RocTechAge.org.

Book Club Room 2 Calling all book lovers! In conjunction with the JCC Lane Dworkin Jewish Book Festival, we host a Book Club that meets every six weeks. Read thought-provoking books and enjoy stimulating conversation. Facilitator: Michael Miller Free

Education AARP Driver Safety Course Mondays & Wednesdays, Oct 12 & 14, Nov 2 & 4, 9am-1pm Conference Room Earn discounts on your auto insurance with this New York Stateapproved driver safety course. Payment must be made by check to AARP on the first day of class. AARP Member: $20 Non AARP Member: $25

Schmoozing and Socializing Happy Hour with Live Music Thursday, Oct 15, 5-6pm JCC Coffee Shop Come and have a complimentary glass of wine and some fun with musical guest Steve Piper. Free

Electronic Recycling Drive and Paper Shredding

Sunday, Sept 20, 9am-1pm JCC Parking Lot Start your new year off clean and green, for free! Donate your used cell phones, computers, monitors, TVs, batteries, and other electronics. Get your personal documents shredded safely and securely while you watch. For more information, contact Joy Getnick at ext. 239 or jgetnick@jccrochester.org. Free Provided by Maven Technologies, LLC and Iron Mountain, Inc.

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The Art of Painting Mondays, 10am; Art Studio Have you always wanted to paint, or are you an artist seeking inspiration from like-minded friends? Work in the media of your choice and enjoy demonstrations from guest artists. All ages and abilities are welcome. Painting coupon booklets must be purchased at the Main Desk to enter the class. Instructor: Allison Roberts $88 Member: $55

JCC Annual Gala

January 9, 2016

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AGAIN!

It was our fifth year representing the JCC in the Tour de Cure. Over 40 people joined our team, riding distances between 15 and 100 miles. Together, we have raised over $14,000 to help the ADA fight diabetes. Registration for the 2016 Tour opens in October. To join Team JCC Rochester for the 2015 ride, register online. For more information, contact Rebecca Schmidt at ext. 271 or rschmidt@jccrochester.org.

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Top left: JCC 2015 Tour de Cure Team. Top right: JCC Member David Metzger with daughter Zoe. Lower left: JCC team gets ready to start. Lower right: JCC staff members Eke Aiono, Rob West, Mary Ruberti, and Anthony Fazzary.

Our Vision, Our Future JCC Capital Campaign & Building Project

Building Project Construction

Due to this summer’s renovation of the JCC pool, Rob West is like a “fish out of water”! Recently appointed as the JCC's new Aquatics Director, Rob’s first three months have been “sans pool.” What a start for a guy who has surfed, swam with sharks along the Great Barrier Reef, snorkeled with dolphins, become a scuba diver, played collegiate water polo, and used swimming as a means to overcome childhood asthma! However, it’s all positive from here! By mid-September the JCC pool will be in full swing. Meanwhile, Rob is planning exciting classes for the pool, and is ready to “dive right in,” ­if you'll excuse the pun!

Inside and outside, things, they are a-changin’! Clockwise, top left to right: leveling terrain behind the JCC to prepare for the addition; scaffolding used in complete pool renovation; removing the back wall panels from the building to connect the old with the new!

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Originally from Australia, Rob made his way to the USA through Camp Seneca Lake, where he worked for four summers. Rob explains it best: ”I wish to pass on to others the ability to enjoy the water. It is a fantastic way to improve your overall fitness level and also gain confidence in yourself. I eagerly look forward to having you join us in our renovated pool this fall.”

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Todah Rabah (Thank You) A special thank you to our donors for contributions received April 9-July 6, 2015. Your generosity ensures the excellent programming we enjoy; enhances and maintains the facility we love; and serves our community, including individuals and families who require financial assistance.

CONTRIBUTORS

Annual Campaign

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Amazon Smile Foundation Anonymous Carole and William Bell Lorraine Bertram Sheila and John Callahan Lisa Cline Mary Ellen and Richard Corrigan, Sr. Lois and Edward Czekai Mary Ann and Clarence Henry June and Frederick Jefferson Rachel Kosoff Nancy and Howard LeVant Rose Levin Lois London Henry N. Metzger Robert Meyer Joy and Arthur Moss Glenn Palmer Justin Roth Rosalind Rudolph Laurence Schacht Letty Gail and Robert Schacht Katherine Schaefer Suzanne and Michael Schnittman in honor of Matt Ryen Phoebe B. Scholl Jodi and Stuart Schollnick and Family wishing Phil Garver a belated 90th birthday Elaine and Peter Schwarz Tracy Seligman Elizabeth Shapiro Theodore Wallace Sylvia and Herb Winer in honor of Murray Astarita's 90th birthday William C. Wing Bruce Winship Markus Society gifts received April 9-July 6, 2015

Markus Society

Olivia and David Cornell Lillian Courtheoux Irving Fierman Risa and Warren Frankel Annette and Philip H. Garver Deborah G. Goldman Justin and Leah Goldman Victoria and Daniel Goldstein Cynthia and Paul Goldstein

Sherry and Richard L. Goldstein Burton Gordon Merilyn and Robert Israel Susan and Arthur Kaufman Karen and Howard Kessler Susan and Jacob Krieger Lenore and Marshall Lesser Shirley Mink Herbert and Celia Mittleman Endowment Fund David Pieramico Daniel and Sarah Goldstein Post Rochester Jewish Relief Organization June Rogoff Noreen Salerno Dvorah and Henry Shulman Rona and Howard Weinstein Linda and Sherwin Weinstein Brenda Wonder and Justin Del Vecchio

Camp Seneca Lake

In honor of Bob Marcus’ 50th birthday Ellen and Jonathan Broder Carolyn and Roger Friedlander Rhonda and Ira Korn Sharon, Elyse, Josh, Saul, Cheryl, Dave, and Andrea Jessica and David Lunken Karen and Daniel Menachof and in honor of his sailboat fund Gabriella Nozik Roger Sagerman Mary Elizabeth Spagnola-Marsh and Michael Marsh Lisa Maas Vangellow and Neal Morchower Jennifer and Josh Weinstein Rachel and Andy Weiner Sharon and Dov, Daniella, Lori, Seth, and Oliver Apfel in honor of the Bat Mitzvah of Karlie Ruda Daphne and Howard Cohen in honor of Nick Baum's Bar Mitzvah Michael and Joan Cooper Scott Cooper Jeff and Erin Kaplan Marcy DeMayo-Kay and Stephen Kay in honor of their children, Rachel and Brian Grodofsky and Sara Emily Kay and Danny

Lieberman, and in honor of their daughters, Rachel and Sara Sharon Kovalsky and her daughters in honor of Michele Abbey Lenore and Marshall Lesser in honor of Bradleigh Kolko's repaired shoulder, in honor of Sandy Temkin's new left hip, and wishing Phyllis Korn a speedy recovery Marvin A. & Joan E. Shulman Advised Fund Gilad Symons Beth Waxman Rachel and Andy Wiener

Campership for Camp Seneca Lake

Sharon and Dov Apfel in honor of the marriage of Rob Frank and Rachel Weinthal Denise and David Cyrkin in memory of Eleanor Cyrkin, Gary Passer, Brian Salerno, and Arlen Brodsky Mindy Hecker in memory of Frumel Ureles Karen and Daniel Menachof in honor of the Bat Mitzvah of Hannah Wallenfels Jane Snyder and Gary Maggs

Campership Fund

Judy Brody in memory of Julia Winterman Denise and David Cyrkin in memory of Bill Konar, Julia Winterman, and Frumel Ureles Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation Elaine and Leonard Gold in honor of Sandy Gaffe’s retirement Sheila and Hank Markowitz in memory of Barry J. Albert Karen and Daniel Menachof in honor of Finn Weinstein, Sibelle Weinstein, and Teddy Miller Joy Plotnik in honor of Larry Heilbronner's 50th birthday Marcia Silber in memory of Barry Jay Albert Bunny and Mort Skirboll Family Foundation

Celebrate CSL Ari Baum Brian Baum


Stuart Markus Jacob, Melanie, and Stella Marsh Jeffrey Marx Jennifer Marx Michelle Meltzer 585-461-6339 Mara and David cell: 585-729-1312 Metzger Andrea Miller Matthew Miller REALTOR速 Michael Miller, Deanna Rodriguez, Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker and Sophie David Mills Jack Koven David Mindell Norman and Linda Koven Jill Butin Neuman and Patricia Peer Rod Neuman Marcia and Harry Rosenfeld Sheldon Nozik Joyce and Robert Sagan Liz Paley Linda Shomstein Raichilson and David Pieramico Steven Raichilson David A. Pierce Rona Stein and Eric Dexter Jenna Poras Terry Wilcox Sarah Goldstein Post Sybil Zitrin Martin Presberg and In memory of Frumel Ureles Marcy Berger Sharon Margolis Apfel Helen and Saul Presberg Sybil and Arnold Bernhard Golda Rayburn Susan Bloch Aaron Rosen Deborah G. Landsman Marc Rosenblitt Burton Gordon Roger Rothman Susan and Arthur Kaufman Peter Rubin Deborah Ronnen Josh Safran Arlean B. Levinson Andrew Schlein Stella Levinson Mark Serling Sarah Liebschutz Jimmy Shrybman Edwin Michaels, Helen Michaels, Jennifer Shulman and Gary Michaels Seth Slade Elaine and Leonard Simon Evan Spindelman Sheila Wolk Eli Stein Max A. Adler Charitable Mindy and Scott Stein Foundation, Inc. Jason Steklof Aladdin's Natural Eatery Richard Stern Joyce and Edward Burg Kate Tompkins Jeanne and Phil Carlivati Lisa Vangellow and Neal Gloria and Pincus Cohen Morchower Dr. Daniel S. Daniel and Fern Amy Viener Marlan Daniel Greg and Kate Weinrieb Gloria Emmanuel Shelly Weinstein Judith Emmanuel Andy and Rachel Wiener Sharon Garelick Sara Sadick Williams Carolyne Garman Dawn and Barry Wisset Esther C. Germanow Dr. James Woods Jonathon and Joy Getnick Elizabeth Reitkopp Young Mary Jane and Arnold Gissin Jamie Young Deborah G. Goldman

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CenterStage

In memory of Marilyn Goldberg Ellen and Stuart Berman Sue Cassorla Janet Gates Lisa Kasdin

CONTRIBUTORS

Rebecca Baum Gary Beckwith Douglas and Jane Bennett Terri and Harold Bobry Amy Reynolds Bodine Holly Bittker Boker and Aharon Bittker Darren Bradt The Broder Family Sharon Brodsky Sandy and Harlan Brody Rick Buck Sobyl Bunis Robert Carey Rachel and David Clar Phillip Cohen Tamara Cohen and Barry Silverstein Lisa and Giuseppe DeMarco Deborah Edwards Bob and Faith Ertischek Robert E. Fierman in honor of my 97-year-old father, Irving Fierman Happy Father's Day! Ken Fisher Robin Fisher Aaron Fleischer Risa and Warren Frankel, Marc Frankel, Stephan Frankel, and Gabriella Nozik Michael Freedman Robert Friedman Jocelyn Goldberg-Schaible Debbie and Michael Gordon Shannon and Chuck Greenblott Paula Gutkin Staci Henning Susan Gumer Hibbard Aaron and Staci Hiller David Holtzman Eleanor Holtzman in memory of Ed Holtzman Benjamin Isecke Shirley and Howard Jacobson Mark and Renee Jacobson Michael Kaufman David Kolko Rhonda and Ira Korn in loving memory of Adam Wenger Susan Kosch Neel Max Krieger Robin Landau Norman and Donna Lederman Lenore and Marshall Lesser Frank and Shelley Levin Sarah Levy Ilan Lewinger Rachel Lewis-Marlow Liz Loewy Joanne Loewy Kathleen London Camilla Maas

Burton Gordon Carol Sue Hai Carol and Stuart Hantman Sally Hirst and Doug Miller Norman Horton Bernard Isaacson and Madlyn McKay MANY THANKS TO OUR CONTRIBUTORS

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Alison Jameson Herb and June Katz Sharon Lauffer Nancy and Howard LeVant Dawn and Jacques Lipson, MD Philanthropic Fund Chris McCormack James McGrath Theresa and Ralph R. Meranto, Sr. Jill and Sanford Miller Norris E. Minard Mildred Ness Joan and Beryl Nusbaum Joanne Prives Karen Ross Judy and Harold Samloff in memory of Frumel Ureles Albert and Trudy Sheinfeld Fayanne and Irwin Wagman Sarisa H. Zoghlin

City Kids to Sisol

Maralee and Morley Gwirtzman Arthur and Ann Kolko Jeffrey Marks Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation Barbara and Sidney H. Sobel in memory of Michael and Devora Ellen and Irwin Solomon Deb and Marc Solomon

Cultural Arts

CONTRIBUTORS

In memory of Frumel Ureles Lillian Courtheoux Esther Germanow Isobel Warren

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Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation

Sharon Kovalsky in memory of William Konar Michael Bobry Donor Guided Fund Tobie and John Olsan in memory of Norma Mayer and Laulena Aiono

Herb Ouzer Fund for Youth Fitness

Marc Ouzer Phyllis and Edward Bloom

JCC Heart Fitness Program Barbara Conklin in memory of Rosina Cannava

Jewish Book Festival

Ames Amzalak Memorial Trust Simon and Josephine Braitman Family Supporting Foundation

Jewish Community Center

Judy and Paul Eissenstat in honor of Phil Garver's 90th birthday Sheila and Williamz'l Konar wishing Kathy Mulvehill a speedy recovery Kristen Labazzo in memory of

Marilyn Goldberg Leslie Berkowitz in memory of Bill Konar and Rosina Cannava Leslie Berkowitz and Michael Lebowitz in memory of Eke Aiono's sister Mary Ann and Ralph Monforte in memory of Norman Hurwitz Lynda Newman in memory of Phil Schaff, Steve Feinstein, and Julia Winterman Joan and Beryl Nusbaum in honor of Phil Garver on his birthday Barbara Rosinsky in honor of Murray Astarita's 90th birthday Om Sud in honor of Phil Garver's 90th birthday

Jewish Life Programs

Dr. Lloyd Leve Family Fund Harry and Regina Cornell Fund Michael and Ruth Kravetz Fund Maxine Newman in memory of Arleen Gordon and Jerry Greenberg James Scheuer

“Our Vision, Our Future” Capital Campaign

In memory of Leah Tebor Patricia Braus and Edwin Lopez Leni and Harvey Bronstein Ilene Cohen Ilene and David Flaum Deborah G. Goldman Greater Rochester Orthopaedics, PC Harris Beach, PLLC David Kotok Arlean Levinson Laura and Bruce Maas Nancy Moscov-Rapp and Neil Rapp Arlene and Howard Schenker Patrick Shaw and Family

Lucille Spencer, Lewis, Nancy, Joanne, and Don in honor of Murray Astarita's 90th birthday

Special Needs Programs

Dena, Craig, Eli, and Kai Wenner in honor of Murray Astarita's 90th birthday

Susie Goldstein Sands Fund for Camp Seneca Lake

Marcia and Norman Abelson in memory of Susie Goldstein Sands Liz Paley in memory of Susie Goldstein Sands

Sylvia & Philip Kowal Fund for the Jewish Film Festival

Susan, Karen, and Julie Carp in honor of Phil Garver's special birthday and Tabitha’s Bat Mitzvah Susan Carp in memory of Sylvia and Philip Kowal Kathy London and Family in honor of Tabitha's Bat Mitzvah Kathy, Shira, and Jessica London in honor of Philip Garver's 90th birthday

Winkler-Lococo Campership Fund

Lauri and Sam Berns in memory of Barbara Mand Anna Buttarazzi in honor of Phil Garver’s 90th birthday Deborah G. Goldman in honor of Phil Garver and Rose Masucci’s 90th birthdays, in memory of Sid Levine, Garrett Magee and Eke Aiono’s sister

Megan and Michael Lococo in honor of Sue Lococo being named Director of Special Services at Renaissance Academy Charter School of the Arts for the 2015 school year Megan Lococo in memory of Donald Hiller Sue, Megan, and Michael Lococo in honor of Ben Richardson's confirmation and in memory of our beloved Lab Sue and Michael Lococo in honor of Burt Nadler's and Carol Leichtner’s retirement, in honor of Rachel Clar receiving the 2015 Young Leadership Award from the Jewish Federation, in memory of Donald Hiller, Jacques Lipson, Joan Clar’s beloved mother and our friend, Diane, in memory of Morrie Weinstein’s cousin, Jacques Lipson, and wishing Morrie Weinstein a speedy recovery

The Resource Place

Wolk Children's Center

Harry and Regina Cornell Fund

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

Senior Adult Programs

Knights of Pythias in memory of Betty Hurvitz

Karen and Mark Weber


Thank you for another amazing Festival! VISIONARY $25,000 William and Sheila Konar Foundation Rubens Family Foundation DIRECTOR $5,000 First Niagara Jewish Senior Life Foundation NYS Council on the Arts EDITOR $2,500 Futerman Supporting Foundation: Sara Futerman, Daphne Futerman and Ira Jevotovsky, Peggy and Eli Futerman, and Rina and Danny Chessin Sherry and Richard Goldstein Bernard Schuster CHAI Fund WRITER $1,250 Brighton Memorial Chapel, Inc. Center for Holocaust Awareness and Information of the Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester Class Action LLC/Marc Frankel – Constable Marc and Jennifer Fleischer Debby Goldman MassMutual Rochester: Michael Argaman Mona and Mark Kolko Susan and Saul Marsh Deborah Ronnen and Sherman Levey Judy and Harold Samloff The Bunny and Mort Skirboll Family Foundation St. John's State of Israel Bonds Barry and Barbara Steinberg Marcia and Gary Stern Dr. Oren Weiss: Rochester Periodontal Group

Senior Vice President Financial Advisor

The Attention You Deserve Bob Kravetz Senior Vice President – Financial Advisor rkravetz@brightonsecurities.com 585.340.2219 brightonsecurities.com

Wealth Management Since 1969 Brighton Securities is a member of FINRA & SIPC

Kenneth Merzel Heritage Financial Services: Stewart and Josh Moscov and Steven Kane Joy and Arthur Moss Karen and Ronald Newman ACTOR $360 Arlene and Lee Pollan Donna and Martin H. Adwin  Lori Ha rter with some AllBarbara Orenstein and Ann and Murray Astarita Festival Pass holders exc ited James Present The Brokery: Syb and Arnie for the film to start. Barbara and Richard Rappaport Bernhard Gabriella and Samuel Rind Debi and Ralph Brenner Maxine and Gerald Rosen Daniel S. Daniel and Fern Noreen Salerno Marlan Daniel Simon and Josephine Braitman Professor Avi Seidmann and Raquel Benchaom, M.D. Family Supporting Gary and Tammi Steinberg Foundation Allan and Chantiza Stern Eileen and Marvin Fishman  Former Festival Chair Fred Carolyn and Roger Friedlander Judy and Alan Wertheimer Burger interviewing visiting Susan and Maurice Zauderer Essie Germanow director Lacey Schwartz. Lynne and Edward Zwick Burton Gordon and Phyllis Kasdin SYLVIA AND PHILIP Barbara and Marvin Gray KOWAL FUND Carol and Mike Hirsh, M.D. Susan Carp in memory of Visiting Merilyn and Robert Israel Robert Fink filmmaker Nancy Shelley and Michael Jacobs Bonnie Jackson Spielberg and Marcia and Richard Kaplan Robert and Janet Kowal Festival Chair Monika and Lester Katzel Marcia Stern. Kathleen London Ellen Rosen and June L. Stornelli Charles Konar Sue and Michael Lococo Barbara Mendler 

AGENT $500 Marilyn and Howard Berman Judy and Norm Blaustein Betsy and Stuart Bobry Sharon Brodsky Denise and David Cyrkin Dr. Eric M. Dreyfuss The Erdle Foundation Roberta and David Feldman

Mike and Heidi Fishman Audrey and Jerome Freedman Freedom Financial Planning: Michael Silverstein and Judy Plain Warren and Joyce Heilbronner Bonnie Jackson Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester Paulina and Laurence Kovalsky Ilana and Merwyn Kroll Stuart Levison LPWolch, CPAs, PC: Lorraine P. Wolch and Donald Onimus The BenAnna Bunch: Ben and Anna Markowitz Drs. Margaret and Arnold Matlin Judge Karen Morris Rabbi Amy Sapowith Joyce and Charles Schachter Linda and Sherwin B. Weinstein Drs. Robin and Michael Weintraub Dr. Joseph and Elise Wojciechowski

Bob Kravetz

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Many thanks to our extraordinary sponsors and friends who participated in the JCC's Golf Tournament in memory of Larry and Jane Glazer. The tournament raised more than $120,000, allowing children to experience being a camper at JCC Camp Sisol and Camp Seneca Lake!

OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS TITLE SPONSOR

PLATINUM SPONSOR

GOLD SPONSORS

net leased properties group

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LOUIS S. & MOLLY B. WOLK

Silver Sponsors:

Bronze Sponsors:

Supporters:

Harold and Terri Bobry Capstone Construction Services, LLC Constellation Brands Anthony Costello, The Costello Group/ Brett Costello, USAirports Debbie and Michael Gordon Harter Secrest and Emery, LLP Jewish Senior Life LECESSE Construction Morgan Management Power Management Youngblood Disposal

Cornell/Weinstein Family Foundation Alan and Donna Edelstein, Regent Financial Group, LLC First Niagara Gray Locey CPA Hahn Automotive Warehouse Lipski, Sydeski, Van Thof, Katz Financial Strategies Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC MacKenzie Childs Nazareth College Bunny and Mort Skirboll Family Foundation Torvec

Jane and John August Essie Germanow Janet Lovenheim Irwin and Lew Jones David Lipari Midland Management, LLC Lucille O’Brien Peter Rubin Joan and Arthur Segal

Beverage Sponsor:

Upper left: Honorary Tournament Chair Rick Glazer, with siblings Mindy MacLaren and Ken Glazer Right: Dick Brovitz, Warren Rosenbaum, Kris Vurraro, and Chris Rodi from Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP, Tournament Title Sponsor

Lower left: Tournament Co-Chairs Michael Cooper, Bunny Skirboll, Judy Blaustein, and Norm Blaustein Right: Mindy MacLaren with Tournament Platinum Sponsor Neil Ruda

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To schedule a private tour or RSVP to an event, contact Jenna Hiller, Director of Institutional Advancement at 271-6877 or jhiller@hillelschool.org.

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