New ELC kindergarten opens in July 2023

New ELC kindergarten opens in July 2023

The Early Learning Center (ELC) at the East Valley JCC will open a kindergarten for the 2023-2024 school year. An information session about the kindergarten will be held 5-6 p.m. Tuesday,  Nov. 29. Below is an interview with Pam Morris, ELC director, about this...
Rugelach Love: Family recipes connect generations

Rugelach Love: Family recipes connect generations

The East Valley JCC is excited to announce a project being developed by one of our Doing Jewish grant recipients. Julia Talore Zilman of Scottsdale has launched a project that started as a family recipe book but has grown to include a fundraising event for a Kyiv...
Mindful Monday: The Filter of ‘both/and’ thinking

Mindful Monday: The Filter of ‘both/and’ thinking

By Wayne “Dr. B” Benenson, Ph.D.   This is my last post for the EVJCC blog. I am left with two seemingly opposite feelings, of both sadness and gratitude. I feel sad since I will no longer be sharing these monthly moments of mindfulness. And, at the same...