Jackson and Nina. George and Albert. Crixus and Aubrey. Maeve and Ziva. Amaya, Ella and Dot. Louie and Payton. Clark, Lowell and Simon. Liana and Sylvie.* What do all of these names have in common? They are just some of the lucky children of current MJCC staff members.
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Happy New Year! The start of a new year is a time both to reflect on the year that just ended as well as to establish goals and resolutions for the year ahead. At the MJCC, this is a particularly exciting time as we plan for the future of our organization in two important ways.
In swimming (like track), teams have the option at most meets to enter multiple relays in each relay event. Each relay team is lettered, with the A relay being the fastest four swimmers from a given team, the B relay the second fastest, and so on.
Click here to tell us who you would invite into the sukkah! Did you know the MJCC hosts the city’s community sukkah? A sukkah is a booth that we are commanded to live in during the holiday of Sukkot, which starts, this year, on the evening of October 9, 2022.
We started bright and early again getting onto buses around 6:30 am. Our boys 3 on 3 basketball team went two and two for the day and Sara, our tennis player, had a couple of great matches. There will be seeding tonight and more games tomorrow in the tournament.
Greetings from San Diego! For the first time since 2019, the JCC Maccabi Games are back here in San Diego. Team Oregon arrived at 9:30 on Sunday morning ready to make new friends, trade pins, compete in their respective sports, and have a meaningful Jewish experience.
Ani Maamin Beemuna Shelemah V’havi et ha mashiyach ani maamin
I believe with full faith in the coming of the Messiah, and though he/she may tarry, I believe.
I’ve been thinking about the band Phish. I quoted a Phish song in the MJCC’s fundraising appeal around Hanukkah, and attended two concerts in Eugene back in October. Many questions have been asked about why Phish is so popular with Jews of all ages...
Climate change and sustainability issues are getting more attention now than ever. This is for good reason, as scientists believe that the recent increase in forest fires, draught, and extreme weather, as well as the current pandemic, are related to climate change.
Spring is a time of revelation in the Jewish community. Coming out of Passover, the next festival on the Jewish calendar is Shavuot. Shavuot is 49 days from the second night of Passover and celebrates the revelation of the Torah at Mount Sinai.