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Monthly Archive: August 2016

  • 12 Influential Jewish Women of History

    Posted by Mayerson JCC on August 25, 2016 | Share

    Congress designated August 26 Women’s Equality Day in recognition of the ratification of the 19th Amendment which gave women the right to vote. To celebrate Women’s Equality Day, we’ll explore the stories of 12 influential Jewish women to honor the accomplishments and individuals that shaped our history. Bella Abzug – “Battling Bella” was a U.S. Representative and women’s rights activist in the 1960s and…

  • Olympic Spirit at the J

    Posted by Mayerson JCC on August 05, 2016 | Share

    “Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.” — Wilma Rudolph, American runner and three-time gold medalist Today marks the start of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio. It’s a world event with an unmatched footprint…