Press Releases

Could Milk Replace Wine?

“Rabbi, does Chabad have any extra food cards available? Even $50?”

Helen* sounded hesitant, almost apologetic. I was shocked. We have known Helen and her husband Michael for over 20 years. They live a simple life, work two jobs each and pay their bills. They have never asked for anyth…

JCC Library Update:


You can now look online for books at and request them for curbside pick-up by emailing Kati Baltimore at Be sure to leave a contact phone number in your email.

How it…

Swastika Discovered at the JCC

Dear JCC Members,


We wanted to inform you of an incident of anti-Semitic property damage that occurred yesterday. Our staff discovered a single swastika spray painted on the sidewalk near the pool entry door on the side of the building. No other graffiti or damage was observed.

The Woo…

JCC Reopening FAQs


What is currently open at the JCC? 

JCC Day Camps, our indoor pool, most fitness center activities as well as personal training, indoor spin classes, and our pilates studio. Spa at the J has resumed massage, acupuncture, and facial treatments. Learn more about the reopening schedu…

Back to Programming at the JCC

Nearly 12 weeks after the Jewish Federation, Foundation and JCC of Greater New Haven closed on-site operations due to the spread of COVID-19, the doors at the Beckerman Lender Jewish Community Building building are opened twice a day to allow staff in. The guidelines are strict. Employees re…