Message from CEO Ronald Richter: Happy New Year!

Message from CEO Ronald Richter: Happy New Year!

Dear JCCA Colleagues, As I reflect on 2017, I am more appreciative than ever of you, our JCCA staff members, who continue to devote yourselves to the highest quality of care for our children and families. While we cannot predict what the future holds, I am optimistic...
Message from CEO Ronald Richter: Happy Chanukah!

Message from CEO Ronald Richter: Happy Chanukah!

The Jewish holiday of Chanukah began last night.  Known as the festival of lights, Chanukah celebrates a miracle from 167 BCE, when the Maccabee freedom fighters’ only supply of pure oil, enough to light the temple for one night, lasted for eight. This year, if we...
Message from CEO Ronald Richter: Happy Thanksgiving!

Message from CEO Ronald Richter: Happy Thanksgiving!

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,...
Message from CEO Ronald Richter: Thinking About Las Vegas

Message from CEO Ronald Richter: Thinking About Las Vegas

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...
Message from CEO Ronald Richter: Hurricane Relief

Message from CEO Ronald Richter: Hurricane Relief

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,...
Message from CEO Ronald Richter: Rosh Hashanah

Message from CEO Ronald Richter: Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah, which begins tonight at sundown, and Yom Kippur are once again upon us. We commence the ten days that culminate on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year — the Day of Atonement. During this period, Jews reflect on their actions during the past...