When I was 10, my family got frum, and I started playing baseball. Oddly, the overlap wasn’t a coincidence: Our new rabbi added me to his Little League team and taught me how to throw; I broke in my first mitt — and a new peer group — playing catch with his son. For me, a...
Tag: Jcc Maccabi Games
August 24, 2016 | 10:03 am
June 27, 2012 | 1:19 pm
Jacques Hay knows that the end isn’t always the end.
When he learned that the JCC at Milken in West Hills will close on June 30 to become the home of New Community Jewish High School, he could have despaired. After all, Camp Chesed, the summer camp for Jewish children with special...
August 9, 2007 | 8:00 pm
September 15, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Monty's a Man -- Again
Philanthropist and game show icon Monty Hall took center stage last week at Temple Shalom for the Arts when he stepped up to the bimah to read from the Torah at his bar mitzvah. Hall embraced the ancient tradition of a second bar mitzvah surrounded by an...
January 2, 2003 | 7:00 pm
JCC Wants a Few Good Maccabis
The Jewish Community Center (JCC) is on the lookout for teen athletes who want to compete in the 2003 JCC Maccabi Games, a week-long international Jewish youth summer games competition, to be held Aug. 8 through Aug. 15.
This year, 70 local...