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

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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...


Guidance, resources, support

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Parents of newborns through toddlers enjoy special time with baby along...Read More

Welcoming Shabbat

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Kabbalat Shabbat for senior adults continues throughout the summer...Read More

A café that’s more than a café

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

New Board of Directors Installed

At the YJCC annual meeting on June 18, the new Board of Directors for fiscal year 2015-2016 was elected and installed.

Jeffrey Tucker will once again serve at the helm, with the new title of “Chairperson.” Tara Merson assumed the position of Vice Chairperson as the board underwent a restructuring to better reflect current terminology, policy and procedures.

For a complete list of board of directors, click here.

And in other news

Welcome Dr. Eileen Flicker, Director of Early Childhood Education

The Bergen County YJCC is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Eileen Flicker as director of early childhood education.

Dr. Flicker will oversee all aspects of the YJCC’s David Rukin Early Childhood Center, including its Nursery School and Parenting Center.

Dr. Flicker’s passion for early childhood education is powered by a belief that “early childhood educators have a unique opportunity to nurture children’s innate curiosity and love of learning.

Teachers facilitate intellectual development by encouraging young children to question, investigate, and discover,” she says.

To read more about Dr. Flicker, click here.

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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

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