Indianapolis Jewish Community Center News & Events

Three Generations of Strong Women in Law and JCC Tennis

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Ann DeLaney, Kathleen DeLaney and Emma Strenski are three of the fiercest women you’ll ever meet. As grandmother, mother and daughter who are all lawyers, they continue to break new ground: Ann was the first woman to be nominated for Indiana lieutenant governor in 1984; she and Kathleen founded DeLaney and DeLaney, one of the […]

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Exciting February Events at the JCC

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The JCC Indianapolis has a lot in store for February! Whether you’re looking for an enriching musical experience, a fun-filled summer camp for your kids, or a job opportunity for the summer, we’ve got you covered with these exciting programs and events.

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“Hey Neighbor!” At Home and in ECE with the Spanglers and McCoys

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What would you do if a tree fell on the fence between your yard and your neighbor’s? Some neighbors might get contentious, but the Spanglers and McCoys saw it as an opportunity. After cleanup was complete, Will Spangler built a gate between the backyards so the two families’ four boys, who are all very close […]

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Have a Creative January at The JCC

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As we step into the new year, the JCC Indianapolis is thrilled to announce an array of exciting programs and events that will captivate art enthusiasts and creatives alike. This January and February, our vibrant community space is set to host a myriad of activities that cater to the diverse interests of our dynamic community.

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A1 Ajah: From the Basketball Court to the Group Ex Studio

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For Ajah Stallings, working out at the JCC is a family affair, in more ways than one. She grew up coming to the J, playing basketball and sitting in on the step classes her mom Reatha taught in the Mordoh Fitness Center’s Group Exercise Studio. Now, Ajah’s the one teaching HIIT classes (with Reatha always […]

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A December to Remember at the JCC

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Season’s Greetings from The JCC Indianapolis! As we embrace the festive spirit of December and eagerly welcome the new year, our community center is buzzing with exciting events and activities designed to bring joy, health, and a sense of togetherness to all. Join us in making this December memorable and kickstart the new year on […]

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A Very Indy Chanukah, Simon/Bernstein-Style

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“The J Has Always Been There” Ellen Simon and Ellen Bernstein have both been JCC members as long as they can remember – Ellen B. was one of the Hoover Road location’s very first lifeguards (there are still people in their later decades who come up to her because they remember her teaching them to […]

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November Events at the Heart of the JCC

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As November arrives, it brings a sense of warmth and unity. At the JCC Indianapolis, we are thrilled to bring you a month packed with exciting events, each one designed to celebrate culture, civic engagement, gratitude, and wellness. Join us as we share the highlights of the upcoming events this November.

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Lainna Cohen Talks Turkey

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From learning to swim, going to camp, and even getting her first job out of college, the JCC has always been an integral part of Lainna Cohen’s life. “I live right up the street, so Gertie and I love to walk around here all the time.” Lainna’s dog, a German Shepherd named Gertie, is a […]

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October at the JCC Indianapolis

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As the leaves change color and the air becomes crisp, October brings a sense of renewal and festivity to everyone at the JCC Indianapolis. This month is packed with a series of exciting programs, events, and, most importantly, the High Holidays. We invite you to join us in celebrating this vibrant season of reflection, community, […]

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