It is with profound respect and heartfelt appreciation that the Mandel Jewish Community Center (JCC) announces the resignation of Paul L. Gross, Chairman of the Board of Directors. Paul has chosen to relinquish his responsibilities several months shy of the conclusion of his term in an effort to kick-start the agency’s governance leadership transition. As “immediate past chair,” he plans to remain an active member of the Board of Directors to continue his work on behalf of the JCC and the Palm Beach Jewish community.
MANDEL JCC PRESENTS THE INAUGURAL BAGEL DASH 5K RUN/WALK AND ONE MILE YOUTH FUN RUN/WALK AT JOHN PRINCE PARK ON APR. 17
PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL (January, 2016) – For those seeking the fun balance between carb loading and a community race, the Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches will present its inaugural “Bagel Dash” 5K Run and WalkSunday, April 17, 2016 at 7:30 a.m. This fun, family-oriented race features a looped course by Lake Osbourne through John Prince Park in Lake Worth, followed by a bagel breakfast presented by Strathmore Bagels & Deli. The race is open to all ages and the first 300 people to register will receive a dri-fit shirt and goodie bag.
INTERNATIONALLY BEST-SELLING AUTHOR TO SPEAK AT THE 21ST ANNUAL MANDEL JCC BOYNTON BEACH LUNCHEON
Tess Gerritsen to discuss latest novel, Playing with Fire
BOYNTON BEACH, FL (January 18, 2016) – Internationally best-selling author, Tess Gerritsen, will be the featured speaker at the Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches’ 21st Annual Boynton Beach Book Luncheon on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at the Indian Springs Country Club in Boynton Beach. Claire Sirof will chair the event.
MANDEL JCC BOYNTON BEACH KICKS OFF SPRING SEASON OF POPULAR ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAM WITH FREE OPEN HOUSE
National talk show host, Andy Greenberg, to speak
BOYNTON BEACH, FLA. (December 21, 2015) – The ACE Lifelong Learning Center at the Mandel JCC Boynton Beach is kicking off its Spring 2016 season with a free Open House on Wednesday, January 5, 2016 at 1:30 p.m., which is open to the community. The popular adult continuing education program is reenergized this season and boasting dozens of new classes and a new name. The season runs January 6, 2016 through April 8, 2016.
MANDEL JCC OF THE PALM BEACHES NAMES ALAN FELDMAN AS NEW CEO
PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL (November 20, 2015) – Paul Gross, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches, announced today the appointment of Alan Feldman to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Feldman, who has more than 25 years of executive leadership experience in Jewish communities around the country, has built an impressive reputation for advancing the fabric of Jewish life in each community where he has served.
PALM BEACH GARDENS (October 12, 2015) – The Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches has become recognized for creating one of the area’s most prominent cultural events: its Annual Book Festival, which runs November 2015 through April 2016, featuring 17 stimulating, heart-warming and entertaining authors at venues ranging from the elegant Kravis Center to country clubs and private homes. Highlights for this year’s festival include novels ranging from inspirational memoirs to romance tales and moving Holocaust survivor stories. The 2015-2016 Book Festival is co-chaired by Nancy Sims and Lois Steinberg for the Mandel JCC Palm Beach Gardens events and Cathy Einhorn for the Mandel JCC Boynton Beach events.
BOYNTON BEACH, FLA. (October 9, 2015) – As part of its popular Academy of Continuing Education (ACE) program, the Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches will host Representative Lois Frankel on Monday, October 19, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at its Boynton Beach location. She will address timely topics ranging from Medicare to social security as well as her latest initiatives, and answer questions from guests. A district caseworker will also address issues dealing with veteran benefits, social security and Medicare. ACE is one of the most important and vibrant continuing education programs in South Florida, providing opportunities for adults to enhance their daily lives through classes, discussions and special events.
BOYNTON BEACH, FL (September 21, 2015) – The Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches recently announced several promotions at its Boynton Beach location. Staff has led dynamic enhancements for the Fall season including new programs, enrichment classes and special events at the community center – a facility that includes a preschool, day camp, adult and children’s programming, fitness center and pool and more.
BOYNTON BEACH, FL (September 1, 2015) – The Mandel JCC Boynton Beach will offer dozens of dynamic, distinctive programs this Fall designed for children ages four months to college bound. Programs range from the JCC’s new free college prep series to parent and me classes not available elsewhere, basketball skills training clinics by Barry University’s head coach and more. Classes are separated by age group, and the schedule runs through November 2015.