Monthly Archive: March 2016

  • Understanding Your Past & Building Your Future

    Posted by wpdev on March 30, 2016 | Share

    “If our students are going to be prepared to participate as active citizens shaping the world of tomorrow, they must understand that history didn’t just happen, it was made, and that they have a place in making the choices that will become the history of tomorrow.” Susan Graseck, National Council for the Social Studies We all wear many hats…

  • 5 Questions with Jennifer Teege

    Posted by wpdev on March 21, 2016 | Share

    On March 31 at 7pm, Jennifer Teege author of “My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me,” will be visiting the Mayerson JCC.  But her visit marks much more than a simple author discussion. Teege’s life story is unusual – and riveting. Adopted as a child, Teege knew that her mother was German and her father Nigerian. She kept contact infrequently,…

  • Bravery & Joy – Purim!

    Posted by wpdev on March 14, 2016 | Share

    Purim is a time for celebration. A time for throwing away cares and focusing on freedom. While many Jewish holidays are often commemorating somber reasons, Purim is a victory. That makes it all the more special. The festivities aren’t forgotten here at the J. We host a Young Professionals Hamentaschen bake, the children of the Early Childhood School join…