Jewish Community Connects at the Bergen County YJCC PDF Print E-mail

Join Us!

Join Us!

The YJCC develops, enriches and strengthens our families, our Jewish identity and our Jewish community. While embracing our values and heritage, the YJCC maintains an inclusive environment, celebrating diversity within our community and welcoming all to share our dreams and goals. Join us! Enrich ...

Children and Teens at the YJCC

Children and Teens at the YJCC

Kids are busy year ‘round, with after-school classes, school day-off programming, Saturday night Tween Scene, basketball, swim team, summer day camp and special events. It’s all at the Y and it’s all a great way to make friends. Young people with special needs find many programs and classes ...

Get active

Get active

No more excuses! Take a group fitness class, work out in the fitness center, swim laps in our 75-foot pool, heated indoor pool, enjoy a game of basketball - there are so many ways to commit to a healthy lifestyle at the YJCC. And your efforts will be encouraged by our professional staff, too. ...

Try something new

Try something new

Express your creativity in a painting or ceramics class, participate in an educational opportunity, take advantage of special events or just meet your friends for coffee or lunch. Adults of all ages come together at the YJCC, with Senior Adults having special programming plus lunches twice a week....

David Rukin Early Childhood Center

David Rukin Early Childhood Center

Nurturing children while supporting parents is our mission. The Nursery School for 2s, 3s and 4s maximizes your child’s creative, intellectual and social growth, while establishing a life-long love of learning. The Parenting Center gets you and baby off to a great start as parents and little one...


Fun under the big top

It’s Back!image

Sunday, June 14, we’ll welcome the Kelly Miller Circus to the grounds of the YJCC...Read More

Get ready for the 2015 Outing

New Venueimage

Monday, July 13, the Bobbie Berkley YJCC Golf Outing moves to Manhattan Woods...Read More

A café that’s more than a café

Open nowimage

Friendship Kitchen is now open at the YJCC. We’re opening “soft,”with limited menu Read More

Coming Up: Spring Gala and Ad Journal

The YJCC’s annual Spring Gala on Thursday, April 30 at Temple Emanu-el, Closter, New Jersey is rapidly approaching. You can register for the Spring Gala online – click here.

Along with celebrating our 2015 honorees at the Gala, an Ad Journal will commemorate the occasion and their contributions to our community.

To participate in the Ad Journal, click here for an Ad Journal form.

This year’s honorees are:

Stephanie and Barry Kissler, Couple of the Year;

Barnett “Buzz” Rukin, Community Builder;

Lisa and Adam Grossman, Young Leaders.

An ad journal in their honor will be presented at the Gala. Funds raised help support YJCC programs and services to its members and the community, including those that impact the lives of senior adults and children and adults with special needs.

For complete information, click here.

And in other news

James MatternMindfulness Journey

A journey of self-discovery and mind-body awareness

We’ve created a series of classes that maximize the mind-body connection for health and well-being.

The total effect will be to help prevent pain, heal injury, gain flexibility, reduce stress and erase the negative effects of aging.

Maximum benefit will be derived from participating in the entire series, but you are welcome to choose the classes that best meet your needs.

For complete information, click here.

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Registration Information

Many programs and events are available for online registration. Go to the Browse/Register button on the right side of our home page to access online registration. Read More

Tributes and Donations

A contribution to the Bergen County YJCC is a caring way to honor a loved one, commemorate a special event, send good wishes or express sympathy.Read More

Contact Us

The YJCC values your questions, comments and feedback. Please give us a call or email us. We have compiled a complete staff list for your convenience. Read More

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