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The Climber's High- Best Climbing Experience in Wilmington

Posted by: Carrie Kee on Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Rock Climbing Wilmington Delaware Siegel JCC Best Climbing Wall

Rock climbing: anyone can do it! 

5 Things to do at the J Before Work

Posted by: Abby Schreiber on Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Want to make the most out of your day? Visit the J for swimming, fitness, community, and more. 

Weather Closure - Sunday, 1/20

Posted by: Siegel JCC on Friday, January 18, 2019

Due to impending, potentially unsafe weather conditions, all programs are canceled on Sunday, January 20, and the building will close at 1:30 PM.

Locker Room Closure

Posted by: Siegel JCC on Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Locker Room Closures: 12/16-12/30.

Barbara Schoenberg: Craft Bash Honoree

Posted by: Siegel JCC on Friday, December 7, 2018

The J was privileged to honor long time J member and philanthropist Barbara Schoenberg at our Fall Fundraiser, Craft Bash 2018. 

Jewish Community Leaders Spend a Day in Pittsburgh

Posted by: Ivy Harlev, Executive Director, Siegel JCC on Saturday, December 1, 2018
Ivy Harlev, Executive Director of Siegel JCC; Doron Krakow, President & CEO of JCC Association; and Brian Schreiber, President & CEO of JCC Pittsburgh

Following the tragic and senseless shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue, I attended the Jewish Community Leaders’ Day of Solidarity, among over 100 leaders from across the continent.

Knowing Squirrel Hill

Posted by: Abby Schreiber on Saturday, December 1, 2018

I started going to Pittsburgh every summer before I really even had memories.I can't recall a time in my brain without it. It is my second home.

Art: Unframed

Posted by: Katie Glazier on Thursday, November 1, 2018

"There are two distinct languages. There is the verbal, which separates people. . . and there is the visual that is understood by everybody." – YAAKOV AGAM

The Art of Storytelling

Posted by: Abby Schreiber on Thursday, November 1, 2018

I was 10 when I read my first Holocaust book.

Delaware Shakespeare: Discovering Tikkun Olam

Posted by: David Stradley on Monday, October 8, 2018

Delaware Shakespeare is bringing Merchant of Venice to the J. Read about it in the Jewish Voice, October 2018. 

Barbara Schoenberg Honored at 2nd Annual Craft Bash

Posted by: Siegel JCC on Monday, October 1, 2018

Jewish Voice, October

Gymnasium Construction

Posted by: Siegel JCC on Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Information about Gymnasium Closure

Just Swim

Posted by: Steph Kegelman on Saturday, September 1, 2018

Jewish Voice, September

Everything I Ever Needed to Know About Judaism, I Learned in Pre-K

Posted by: Nicholas Tavares on Thursday, August 2, 2018

Jewish Voice, August

Siegel JCC Sharks Summer Swim Team: Congratulations!

Posted by: Siegel JCC on Monday, July 23, 2018

Congrats to our Summer Swim Team!

NBSL Swim Invitational Closures

Posted by: Siegel JCC on Monday, July 16, 2018

Information on Swim Invitational closures.

Garden of Eden Road Closures

Posted by: Siegel JCC on Monday, June 18, 2018

Information about construction and how to access the J!

The Strength & Beauty of Early Childhood

Posted by: Julia Forester on Friday, June 1, 2018
This Spring, the Siegel JCC preschool children celebrated the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s (NAEYC), “Week of the Young Child.” From Music Monday, Tasty Tuesday, Work Together Wednesday, Artsy Thursday ...

Driving Youth

Posted by: Brent Saliman and Ivy Harlev on Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Jewish Voice, May

The Real Continuing Ed

Posted by: Abby Schreiber on Tuesday, May 1, 2018

I’m 15 years old, sitting in a cafeteria of my peers, and someone is throwing pennies at me.

Everything Israel: The Learning Never Stops

Posted by: Ivy Harlev on Sunday, April 1, 2018

Jewish Voice, April

Fostering a Love of Judaism

Posted by: Meri Weiss on Thursday, March 1, 2018

Jewish Voice, March

The "Whys" of Summer Camp

Posted by: Matt Moran on Tuesday, January 30, 2018
At Camp JCC, we get a lot of questions that fall under one of two umbrellas: WHAT and HOW. For example: “What should my child bring for lunch?” and “How does the pick-up line work?” These are the standard questions that ...

Camp is Home

Posted by: Abby Schreiber on Tuesday, January 30, 2018
When I was 8 years old, I considered myself a “mutt” - my mom was Christian, and my dad was Jewish. Neither were religious, and there were no expectations for me to be, either. My cultural upbringing was a menorah on Chanukah and a tree ...

A Surprise in a Bag

Posted by: Malina Spinto, ECC Parent on Friday, December 29, 2017

Jewish Voice, January

Arad: The Most Beautiful Place on Earth

Posted by: Anna Saul on Friday, December 29, 2017

Jewish Voice, January

"A Great Miracle" Chanukah Music Video!

Posted by: Siegel JCC Staff on Thursday, December 14, 2017

It's Chanukah! Everything we do matters. Acts of kindness change us and the world. We enjoy the Chanukah festival by naming and giving thanks for acts of kindness we have received and performed this year. 

Enjoy this video, from our staff to you! Chag sameach!

A Legacy Lives On: Impacting the Lives of Children

Posted by: Dan Metz on Friday, December 1, 2017
This fall, the Sylvia & Isadore N. Silverman Scholarship joins the Siegel J family. The program, which has been in the community since 1989, has worked to help provide summer and camp programming opportunities for Jews in the Delaware community. ...

A Place For Positivity

Posted by: Anna Saul on Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Life has been particularly challenging over the last few months as our country has suffered terrible tragedy: An unrelenting hurricane season that has affected millions of people in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico. An unspeakable act of violence in ...

Craft Bash: Connections

Posted by: Unknown on Sunday, October 1, 2017
The Jewish Community Center is always growing and changing, but some names are as steady as a rock against the tide. Jodi and Benjie Cohen have been members at the Siegel JCC for over 20 years. They’ve raised a family in this community, three ...

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