Countdown to 75: Blessing of the Cornerstone 1960. Our cornerstone has sat in front of our building for over 60 years and can still be seen today. Honor our history as a cornerstone of the community and our continued future next week at our Diamond Gala on November 11, leading into our 75-Hour multi-media matching fundraiser! 🎉🎉Learn more at jewishlongbeach.org/75-gala
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For more than 30 years, Building Bridges Camp has been a place where young people learn that they can make a powerful change in the world. Over three days, students explore issues of oppression, justice, and the impact those forces have on their daily life, as well as learn strategies for advocating for justice in their schools and communities.
Earlier this month, our phenomenal Building Bridges for Youth team hosted our first in-person Building Bridges Camp in more than two years! 50 youth and 37 adult staff volunteers joined us up the mountain at Pilgrim Pines camp to witness and be part of a transformative experience for our youth participants.
We are grateful to the amazing group of volunteers who dedicated their time and energy to facilitated a life-changing weekend for our youth, and to supporters and sponsors like Toyota TABC and Jack & Binnie Berro & Family, who made our return to in-person Camp this Spring a possibility; thank you!
BONUS: In case you missed it - catch up on our most recent Building Bridges for Youth & Brotherhood Sisterhood Camp Alumni Reunion and watch Desarie & Daniel's conversation about the impact of camp on their lives below or at this link. CCEJ/NCCJ Camp Alumni Reflections - January 2022
Walking in Love--Saturday, April 23rd - 9:30 am - 4:00 pm (PT)
Join us to create a safe and brave space for LGBTQI+ people of faith, allies and faith leaders to engage in honest dialogue, learning, and reflection. Participants will hear from a variety of speakers on topics such as LGBTQI+ inclusion work in faith communities, personal journey through faith and acceptance, and how faith leaders can guide their communities to be affirming and inclusive of all identities. Register: https://walkinginlove2022.eventbrite.com
CCEJ celebrates the contributions of community members who have dedicated their lives and careers to promoting equality and justice in Long Beach and Southern California. We are excited to celebrate the contributions of 2022 honorees:
Rosecarrie Brooks - CCEJ Humanitarian Award; Gail Meredith - Gene Lentzner Human Relations Award; Rodney Jones - Building Bridges Award, ABC Unified School District
Join us on Wednesday, May 11th at 11:00 AM at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach for this great celebration!
MOLAA is located at 628 Alamitos Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802
We are excited to host our 2nd Annual Racial Justice Roots Convening in person this year! Please join us on Friday, May 20 at Long Beach City College to increase your knowledge and skills for anti-racist practices and connect you with others who want to build unity and solidarity for racial justice.
For the past two years, the California Conference for Equality and Justice has worked with thousands of people online to delve deep into the roots of racial injustice and identify the actions we can take to transform our communities. This year's event will feature a panel discussion of leaders, workshops, racial affinity spaces, and a fireside chat with notable social justice leaders. Racial Justice Roots Convening. Friday, May 20, 2022 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM, LBCC,
4901 E Carson St, Long Beach, CA 90808.
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Join Alpert Jewish Community Center of Long Beachr for a fun night with friends.💃🕺🥂
Long Beach Branch NAACP has awarded scholarships and provided stipends to interns for over 20 years. These scholarships are awarded to high school students and continuing college scholars. During the past 20 years, the branch has awarded more than a million dollars in scholarships.
To support the fund, you may donate to the Long Beach Branch NAACP Scholarship Fund c/o PO Box 1594, Long Beach, CA 90801. To receive a scholarship report, you may contact Long Beach Branch NAACP via email at [email protected].
Join these scholarship donors: Rainey-Pierson Memorial Scholarship, Ernest McBride Memorial Scholarship, International Realty Investment Scholarship, Keesal, Young & Logan Law Scholarship, Eugene-Lentzner Scholarship, Gloria Thomas Memorial Scholarship, Ivy Arlinda Goolsby Scholarship, LB Branch NAACP Doris Topsy-Elvord Memorial Scholarship funded by Charlotte Berry & Naomi Rainey Pierson.
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Students are invited to attend (free of charge). Interested in viewing a film? Each film has a 5 day streaming window. Please email Dana Schneider with the films you want to see, and you will be added to the streaming list: [email protected]
Always a fun vibe at The JCC! 😎🎶😎
International Day of Non-Violence
Let Your Voice Be Heard
Don’t Demean Your Message
An Eye for an Eye, Leaves Everyone Blind
May All Live in Peace, שלום and سلام.
Serving the Long Beach & West Orange County Communities Since 1948
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Love being by the pool? Have a passion for helping others? Be a lifeguard at the AJCC! Our lifeguards provide the best swim experience in Long Beach! Visit alpertjcc.org/careers to apply. We're excited to have you on our team!
Doing Good in our Community: Our community goes above and beyond! Thank you to all our generous donors who gave blood at our American Red Cross Blood Drive last month. We've surpassed our goal and collected enough blood to impact up to 90 lives!
Shabbat Shalom! While these past few weeks have been challenging, our community has continued to stay strong together. We're continuing our community solidarity with our Wall of Love and Hope in the Lenztner Promenade. We invite you to put up messages of hope or fill in a coloring page to brighten up our wall.
Countdown to 75: Summer 1977. We've continued to be a place for our community to gather for the past 75 years. Help us celebrate our long history as part of our community at our Diamond Gala on November 11, leading into our 75-Hour multi-media matching fundraiser! 🎉🎉 Learn more at jewishlongbeach.org/75-gala
Member Spotlight: 🌟Linda has been with the J for 3 years, and we're so glad to have her! We're happy to serve all your needs and be a positive place for you, Linda!
Don't forget to pick up your free ribbon in solidarity.
is a unity campaign in support of the safe return of the hostages taken by Hamas terrorists in Israel. It symbolizes solidarity with the hostages, their families, and all who care about their safety. Are you wearing your ribbon? Pick up your free ribbon at the J.💙
Doing Good in our Community: Our community springs into action when help is needed! As of this past week, members of our community raised over $111,000 for Emergency Israel Relief.
Countdown to 75: ECE 1996. We've continued to support and build young minds for the past 75 years. Help us build for the next 75 years and celebrate our birthday at our Diamond Gala on November 11, leading into our 75-Hour multi-media matching fundraiser!🎉🎉Learn more at jewishlongbeach.org/75-gala
Member Spotlight: 🌟Lynne has only been at the AJCC for a year and a half, and she's already becoming a recognizable face in our halls! Lynne is here all week long, working out with our fitness classes. We're glad to have you with us, Lynne!
This Shabbat we invite JCCs to join the worldwide Jewish community in bringing light to darkness. May our Shabbat candles serve as a symbol of our shared mourning of the victims, our commitment to bringing the hostages home, and our solidarity with Israel and all Israelis as they face a long and perilous war.
Countdown to 75: Super Sunday 2007. Help us build for our future and celebrate our birthday at our Diamond Gala on November 11 where we will be kicking off our 75-Hour multi-media matching fundraiser in honor of our 75-year history! 🎉🎉Learn more at jewishlongbeach.org/75-gala
Wellness is not just about our physical well-being. We must also take care of our mental well-being. With all that's been going on, it's hard to stay happy and positive. Let's shine some light during these dark times with a look back on some positive times at the J.😊
Alpert JCC does not normally post on Shabbat. But early this morning, on the holidays of Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah, Hamas launched an unprecedented attack on the people of Israel. We’re working with our partners on the ground to provide emergency assistance – and we need your help: jewishlongbeach.org
Countdown to 75: BeJeweled 2019. Take a journey with us through our 75-year history for the next month as we look back at our past eras leading up to our birthday celebration. We can't wait to celebrate our birthday with you on November 11! 🎉🎉
Learn more at: jewishlongbeach.org/75-gala
Member Spotlight: 🌟Mazel tov to Barry Zamost for completing his 10th Alcatraz swim! Barry practiced for the swim here at the Mary Alpert Pool where he's been swimming for the past 25 years and is a big supporter of our aquatics program. Way to go! 🏊♂️
This week (10/3 - 10/6) the Mary Alpert Pool will have the following shortened hours: Wednesday 1 PM - 8 PM, Thursday 1 PM - 8 PM, Friday 10 AM - 6 PM. Aqua Fitness will also not be meeting during this time. We apologize for the inconvenience.
It may be getting dark earlier, but Dr. Susan is here to brighten your week! Don't miss Happiness & Humor with Dr. Susan this Friday. Bring a friend and be ready to laugh!😄
Help us support our seniors and others in our community struggling with food insecurity by donating food now through October 20.
We're participating in this year's National Day of Jewish Service with a Food Access Campaign! We’re diving into action alongside our communities to tackle food access issues while embracing the Jewish value of strengthening each other, hitchazkut. We are accepting donations of unexpired and non-perishable foods in the Lentzner Promenade now through October 20 and will be distributing food on October 20. Visit jewishlongbeach.org/ndjs-food-access to learn how you can help.
Happy Custodian Appreciation Day! Our maintenance team works hard every day to take care of our facilities. From setting up chairs for our Singing Circle every Wednesday to moving an entire event indoors at the last minute, we are so thankful to have an amazing maintenance team!
Throwback to Sukkot 2010! Celebrate Sukkot with the AJCC next Tuesday at our Family Dinner in the Sukkah filled with food, drinks, and a hands-on Sukkot experience. We're so excited to celebrate with you! If you can't make it, feel free to visit our Sukkah from September 29 - October 6. Learn more and register at alpertjcc.org/family-dinner 🌟
Low-impact classes at the AJCC are a great way for individuals of all ability levels to stay healthy and active. With classes like Silver Sneakers, Aqua Aerobics, and more to choose from, we hope you'll join us!
As a reminder, the AJCC will be closed this Saturday in observance of Sukkot. We wish you all a wonderful holiday and hope to see you in our Sukkah for a family dinner on October 3.
Long Beach Gives is officially here! Today is the day to make a difference in your community. All funds raised go towards children, youth, and family programming. Visit longbeachgives.org/alpertjcc to start giving.💛🧡💛
Start out the new year with some healthy habits. Our Fitness & Wellness Director, Elsie, has the perfect berry smoothie recipe to keep you healthy and hydrated in 5784! Read the full recipe in the latest issue of the Chronicle🍓 jewishlongbeach.org/chronicle
As a reminder, the AJCC will be closed next Monday. 9/25, in observance of Yom Kippur. We wish you all a meaningful holiday and look forward to seeing everyone after the holiday.
Shanah Tovah! Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, begins tonight. We wish you all a sweet start to the High Holy Day season. 🍯🍎
Reminder: We are closed tomorrow 9/16
Early giving for Long Beach Gives starts today! Donations will go towards programming for children, youth, and families. Help us make a difference in our community all week long! Visit longbeachgives.org/alpertjcc to start giving.💛🧡💛
Alpert JCC fitness classes bring our community together from generation to generation. In Judaism, this special bond is called l'dor v'dor. Parent & Me yoga meets Thursdays!
As a reminder, the AJCC will be closed this Saturday, 9/16, for Rosh Hashanah. We wish you all a sweet new year and can't wait to welcome you back for another amazing year.🍎🍯
Throwback to summer 2015!😎 We hope you all had a great time spending the summer with us!🌞
Turn your fitness routine into a fitness community! Get to know our staff, meet other members, and discover new programs at our free Member Social next Tuesday 9/12. RSVP: https://bit.ly/3Rbiu1N
The Aurora Theater in Long Beach will be screening the Frontline documentary "The Last Survivors" this Sunday, Sept 3. This film offers a haunting look at how unimaginable loss affected the daily lives and relationships of some of the youngest victims of the . A limited amount of donation-based tickets are available. Learn more and RSVP here: https://www.myactingstudio.com/event-details/the-last-survivors-documentary-screening-1
Throwback to ECE 2013! Classes are back in session this week. We hope everyone has a wonderful new school year! ✏️🍎
classes are a great way to meet other members and build meaningful friendships, all while doing low-impact aerobic workouts. Silver Sneakers classes meet 5 days a week. PS: If you are a Silver Sneakers or other insurance-based member, be sure to mark your calendar for Sept 12 for our insurance member social!
Want to know how to get the most out of your insurance-based membership? Meet the AJCC team, connect with other members, and enjoy nosh at our Insurance Member Social on September 12! Join us, and find out what makes the AJCC your CENTER FOR LIFE!⭐️Learn more at alpertjcc.org
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Your Center for Life
For over 65 years, the Alpert JCC in Long Beach has been a place for families, friends and neighbors to connect through a wealth of unique programs, services and opportunities.
Inside you'll find a welcoming, inclusive environment, where people of all ages and faiths explore and discover new interests, build relationships while building skills, and strengthen this vibrant community that we share.
But the real story of the AJCC isn't just the wide range of programs and services we offer. The real story belongs to the people we serve. We invite you to become a part of our story today.
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