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Press Releases

7/9/14 – Camp JCC Featured for Safety on NBC 4 News

Rockville, MD – After a storm endangered lives at another camp in Maryland on July 8, NBC 4 reporters visited Camp JCC to investigate safety procedures and best practices. See two feature features here.

3/24/14 – JCCGW Hosts Teens from Canada Israeli Hockey School for 10-Day Visit

Rockville, MD – In March, the JCC of Greater Washington hosted teens from the Canada Israel Hockey School for a 10-day visit to our area. The trip included a game with our JCC Maccabi team, dinner and a game with the  Charles E. Smith JDS team, practice skates with NHL and Olympic players, a program with BBYO, visits to the monuments, the White House and the Canadian embassy, a game with NHL alumni and attendance at a Washington Capitals game. Read More

2/10/14 – JCCGW Receives Awards for Excellence from Jewish Community Centers Association of North America

Rockville, MD – The Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (JCCGW) is pleased to announce that it has won three awards in the 2014 JCCs of North America Biennial Excellence Awards. Read More

8/1/2013 – JCCGW Receives $6,500 BP Fueling Communities Grant from Empire Petroleum

Gaithersburg, MD – Empire Petroleum Partners, LLC, a leading motor fuels distributor and a BP branded distributor servicing BP stations throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern United States, presented a BP Fueling Communities grant donation of $6,500 to the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (JCCGW). Read More

7/12/2013 –  JCCGW to Exhibit Photographs by Famous Israeli Photographer Rudi Weissenstein

Rockville, MD – Forty four selected photographs from the exhibition Your Fortunate Eyes will appear in the Center’s Goldman Art Gallery from September 1 through October 13, 2013. This event is free and open to the public. Read More

5/28/2013 – The Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington Book Festival has been Named The Lessans Family Annual Book Festival

Rockville, MD – The Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (JCCGW) is pleased to announce that the JCCGW Annual Book Festival will now be known as The Lessans Family Annual Book Festival. Dr. Stuart Lessans has named the book festival is memory of his parents, Sara and Samuel J. Lessans, and in honor of his children, Matthew and Faye. Read More

4/30/2013 – JCCGW’s Coming of Age to Host the 4th Annual Health and Wellness Expo at Leisure World this May

Rockville, MD – The Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (JCCGW) Coming of Age (CoA) program is hosting the 4th Annual Health and Wellness Expo on Thursday, May 30, 2013 at Clubhouse 1 in Leisure World. Read More

4/24/2013 – JCCGW to Host the 2013 Golf and Tennis Tournament to Benefit JCCGW’s Senior Adult Programs and Services

Rockville, MD – The Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (JCCGW) is hosting the 2013 Golf and Tennis Tournament on June 10, 2013 at Lakewood Country Club to benefit senior adult programs and services. Read More

4/22/2013 – The Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington Camp Participated in Israel Up Close Seminar in Israel

Rockville, MD – JCCGW Camp Director Fara Gold recently spent a week in Israel as part of JCC Association’s Israel Up Close seminar, designed to enhance Israel programming in JCC day camps. The seminar included educational touring in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, and participation in the four-day training led for all of the summer shlichim. Read More

3/29/2013 – The JCCGW is Proud to Present the Goldstein-Peled-Fiterstein Trio to Play Beethoven, Brahms, and Debussy at our Center this May.

Rockville, MD – The Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (JCCGW) is pleased to present the Goldstein-Peled-Fiterstein Trio in the final concert of the 2012-2013 Polinger Artists of Excellence concert series on Sunday, May 19, 2013. Read More

Press Mentions

February 27, 2013 – Creating Community: Interpreting the Concept of Home Washington Jewish Week Centennial Celebration: Kickoff Birthday Party Coverage:

December 15, 2012 – Morris Erger 100th Birthday Coverage:

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Canada Israel Hockey School

In March, the JCC of Greater Washington hosted teens from the Canada Israel Hockey School for a 10-day visit to our area.
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