Message from CEO Ronald Richter: Happy Thanksgiving!

Categories: CEO Message
We know too well the hardships of not having a loving family or enough food to eat throughout the year and especially during the holidays.  Indeed, we work to build and strengthen families and to make sure children are safe, nurtured, and nourished.  On Thanksgiving, as I do every day, I give thanks for my …

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Pleasantville Cottage Campus Youth Sing!

Categories: Other
Forty children who are residents of JCCA’s Pleasantville Cottage Campus gave a terrific, heartfelt performance in their production of “The Lion King” on Wednesday evening, November 15. The cast sang and danced their hearts out to an audience of approximately 300 people that included members of the community, volunteers, staff, family members, and other young …

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A New York Story: Morris Abramowitz and Roberta Seltzer

Categories: Alumni, JCCA Spotlight
In the first half of the last century, Morris Abramowitz was a NYC police officer patrolling a beat in the Bronx. Born in Russia in 1905, and the second of six children, he was six months old when his parents immigrated to the US. In his teens, his mother became sick with tuberculosis and later …

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Message from CEO Ronald Richter: Thinking About Las Vegas

Categories: CEO Message
On Sunday evening, a gunman opened fire on an outdoor concert in Las Vegas, killing at least 59 people and wounding hundreds more. It is the deadliest mass shooting in our nation’s recent history, and a horrifying tragedy. Our hearts go out to the families who lost loved ones, and we send courage to those …

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Message from CEO Ronald Richter: Hurricane Relief

Categories: CEO Message
In a city as large and diverse as New York, we all know someone affected by recent natural disasters across the Caribbean, Florida, Texas, and Mexico. All of us are concerned for our JCCA colleagues who are heartbroken with worry for their parents, grandparents, children, cousins, family, and friends. Our clients and their families have also …

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