News & Updates
Tuesday, December 22, 2009
Here's a way to donate to the JCC without spending an extra penny!
It's the new Asheville Jewish Community Center - JCC toolbar from GoodSearch.com. Once added to Internet Explorer or Firefox, each time you shop at more than 1,300 stores (from Amazon to Zazzle!), a percentage of your purchase will automatically be donated to the Asheville Jewish Community
Wednesday, November 11, 2009
The Jewish Community Center Foundation is proud to announce that it has received a legacy gift from Fred and Jan Kahn. Fred and Jan are long time supporters of the Asheville Jewish Community, former members of the JCC's board of directors, and regular annual supporters of JCC programs and services. The Kahn's gift will become part of the JCC's permanent
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Thanks to All Who Voted!
We are so pleased to announce that Shalom Children's Center received this exciting honor. Check out the Mountain Xpress' October 21st issue to read more!
Now even more children can experience our fantastic program! To meet the great demand for our 5-Star preschool, the JCC has decided to add two classrooms to our program this
Thursday, September 10, 2009
Two very special videos were shown at the JCC Gala in August, and you can now view these online.
Marty Gillen produced a wonderfully touching video, titled "From Babies to Bubbies," featuring JCC members and friends talking about what the JCC means to them. Click here to watch.
Susan Stone produced a special video to honor Carol and Bob Deutsch,
Wednesday, August 5, 2009
Taglit-Birthright Israel offers FREE trips to Israel for anyone that is 18-26 years old and that has never been on a peer-group trip to Israel (there is a $250 refundable deposit required). Note that passports must be valid through July 15, 2010 in order to travel to and from Israel on the winter Taglit-Birthright trips. This is a competitive program,
Thursday, July 30, 2009
Mazel Tov to JCC Members Noah Ratner, Debbie Adams, and Stacy Adams - each returning home this weekend from competition as members of the United States Golf Team in the 18th Maccabiah Games. Noah Rater won two gold medals in the Junior Men's Individual and Team competitions. The mother/daughter pair of Debbie and Stacy Adams won silver medals in the
Thursday, July 30, 2009
On Friday, July 24, 2009, Camp Ruach campers raised $2,261.11 to make a difference - in memory of Seth Olson. At its fourth annual Seth Olson "You Can Make a Difference" Day, Camp Ruach challenged campers to make their mark in the world with activities and projects teaching service (avodah), kindness (gemilut hasadim), giving (tzedakah), and peace
Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Congratulations to the JCC's Just Kids Afterschool Enrichment Program, recently named "Best Afterschool Program" by the WNC Parent Magazine Family Choice Awards. Back-to-school is just around the corner, and Just Kids' is currently taking applications for the 2009-2010 school year. For more information on the Just Kids program, click here or contact