A Chanukah Message From Rabbi Ilan Ginian

A Chanukah Message From Rabbi Ilan Ginian

Dear Friends, We light the menorah during the eight nights of Chanukah, which begins tonight, to honor the Maccabees, the small Jewish army that managed to fight off vicious invaders who had desecrated or destroyed every trace of Jewish spiritual observance in Judea,...
Halloween at JCCA

Halloween at JCCA

What do you get when a troll, an alien, a Demogorgon, and Cousin Itt walk into a room? You get an awesome Halloween party! At JCCA’s Bronx office, our dedicated staff held their annual Halloween party.The party was packed with over a hundred children in costume...
A Rosh Hashanah Message From Rabbi Ilan Ginian

A Rosh Hashanah Message From Rabbi Ilan Ginian

A central theme of the upcoming Jewish holiday is the blowing of the traditional ram’s horn trumpet, the shofar. As a young boy I remember the beginning of the school year and the heavy weight that came with it. Transitioning from summer fun to classroom days was not...