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Spring 2014
  Classes by Category
The Arts
Contemporary Issues
Judaic & Israel
Special Events

Class Schedule

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Welcome to the Spring 2014 session of the
Mandel JCC Palm Beach Gardens Academy of Continuing Education

Two semesters ago, in the fall of 2013, the Academy of Continuing Education opened its doors to the community with the promise to provide a rich and varied selection of classes that would allow participants to learn new concepts, revisit interests, and stay current with what was happening in their world, and the promise of an opportunity for meeting new people. The feedback received from Academy members has assured us that we have kept those promises. It is our goal to continue to do so.

The Academy course catalog remains a treasure chest loaded with gems. Academy participants can choose courses from a variety of topics. Though we have new classes, and a new format, you will find some of your favorites. 

We are grateful to our incredibly talented faculty who put together these thought provoking, informative, and entertaining classes for the spring semester. We can’t thank them enough for sharing their knowledge and expertise with us. 

Besides classes, the Academy presents a variety of Special Events such as author, lobbyist, political advisor Richard Feldman’s discussion on Both Sides of the Gun Controversy, and Inside the Music, a simulcast presented by New World Symphony Fellows.

We thank Presenting Sponsors, Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center and Capital Group Private Client Services, whose generous sponsorship and participation are making it possible for The Academy to provide courses geared to meet the highquality requirements of the surrounding communities. We also thank our track sponsors, South Florida Home Care, Savannah Court, and Always Best Care for their support and involvement.

The Academy of Continuing Education wishes to thank our members and participants for their support of our program. While the staff is our brain, and the instructors our heart, you are our soul. It is your spirit, your joy of learning, and your desire for what we provide that is responsible for our growth.

Spring Semester (April 1-May 29)

The Academy of Continuing Education has six (6) educational tracks: Arts, Contemporary Issues, Humanities, Judaic and Israel, Sciences, and Wellness. Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays during a nine week semester.

Class times: 10:00-11:30 am, 12:00-1:30 pm, 2:00-3:30 pm

Class fees:
All Classes listed under the Academy of Continuing Education are free for Academy Annual Members and Champion Friends of the J.

All Academy Classes are open to anyone interested in participating. The cost of attending is as follows:
Any 1 class - $15
Any combination of 3 classes - $35
Any combination of 7 classes - $75

15% discount for Friends of the J (free for Champion level Friends of the J)

The Judaic and Israel Track is planned in consultation with the Friedman Commission for Jewish education in partnership with New Synagogue of Palm Beach, Palm Beach Synagogue, Temple Beth Am, Temple Beth David, Temple Beth El, Temple Emanu-El, Temple Israel, and Temple Judea. Classes in this track are free to synagogue members.

We look forward to seeing you when classes begin for the Spring Semester, on April 1.

For questions about The Academy or if you are interested in becoming an instructor, contact the JCC at 561.712-5200.


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