Community Center Blog

Best Hamantashen Recipes

Every year I look for inspiring new Hamantashen recipes to reinvigorate my purim baskets. This year there are a plethora of blogs out there with great ideas on new ways to spice up your hamentashen. For a classic recipe see Joan Nathan’s Ultimate Hamantashen Recipe. Her video shows you how to fill and bake her […]

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Chanukah Video Round Up

After the success of the Maccabeats “Candlelight” it seems that every accapella group wants to replicate that success with their own Chanukah themed song/video. This year is no exception. For your viewing pleasure check out the most popular videos below. And for the traditional Chanukah song lovers:

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With One Heart

Hello from Israel.. Every year my children and I are looking forward to the summer, going back home to Israel and spending the summer with family and friends, is our favorite part of the year.  However, this year we came to Israel and something different was in the air, the story of the 3 missing […]

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Celebrate Israel Month

by Anat Feinberg As an Israeli, this time of the year is always very special for me.  The end of Nissan and beginning of Iyar is very emotional; a mix of sadness & happiness, hope & pride,  and a connection between past present & future. Israel’s national holidays include commemorating Yom HaShoa; Holocaust Rememberance Day, […]

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Passover is coming!

Passover is right around the corner (April 14-23rd) If you don’t feel like cooking this Shabbat join us for our Pre-Passover Shabbat Dinner (see flyer here)! RSVP to Debbie@geshershalom.org today. If you are in the market for some new recipes here are a few blogs that I found helpful this year. As a general rule, […]

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Upcoming Events

This week at the JCC of Fort Lee there is a lot to be excited for. First we are having our Business Networking Event on Thursday March 6th. This event will give us all the opportunity to network among our synagogue membership, build relationships, and grow our businesses. A raffle drawing will be held and […]

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A Futurist walked into a synagogue…

It was a full house Tuesday night at Gesher Shalom. We had an amazing evening with Prof. David Passig, a Futurist, and professor at Bar Ilan University in Israel. WOW. We were completely captivated listening  to Prof. Passig’s  fascinating data. His intriguing analysis showed us a new and unusual perspective about geopolitics, global forces and conflicts, trends and […]

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Tai Chi at the JCC

How about joining us for “Meditation in Movement,” our BRAND NEW Tai Chi class for ANYONE age 20-150 Tai Chi was originally developed for self-defense, and has evolved into a graceful form of exercise. It promotes serenity through gentle flowing movements. It is low impact and puts minimal stress on muscles and joints, making it […]

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After School Enrichment Program

(written by Anat Feinberg) If you are looking for quality classes for your children, ‘top of line’ instructors, and a comfortable & affordable alternative for after school hours, then Club JCC is the place for you. I was looking around at the different local ‘after school’ programs and thought about developing an alternative for families. […]

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The Perfect Thanksgivukkah Meal

Recently I visited my Aunt in Boston. She told me that her yearly thanksgiving meal with all of my cousins was going to be special this year; every member of the family was making something “Thanksgivukkah” themed, be it food or decor. If you don’t already know, this year Thanksgiving and Chanukah fall out on […]

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