The J’s physical doors may be only partially open, but we are still a community! Find resources below for pre-recorded and live-streamed events and activities for Youth (Early Childhood and School Age), Sports/Tennis, Fitness and Arts.
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Upcoming online events:
- Wed, Sep 23, 8 pm: Jodi Picoult, author of The Book of Two Ways, in conversation with Judy Blume. $36 includes ticket and copy of book. Register now.
- Wed, Sep 30, 8 pm: Deepak Chopra, author of Total Meditation. $31 includes ticket and copy of book. Register now.
- Tue, Oct 6, 8 pm: Casey Cep, author of Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee. $10 for ticket only, $24 includes ticket and copy of book. Register now.
- Thu, Oct 8, 8 pm: Colin Quinn, author of Overstated: A Coast-to-Coast Roast of the 50 States. $10 for ticket only, $36 includes ticket and copy of book. Register now.
- Mon, Oct 12, 6:30 pm: Politics Update with Pierre M. Atlas Ph.D. $15 / $10 JCC Members. Register now.
- Tue, Oct 13, 6:30 pm: Brad Meltzer and Christopher Eliopoulos, author and illustrator of I am Anne Frank and I am Benjamin Franklin. $5 for ticket only, $23 for ticket and one book, $40 for ticket and both books. Register now.
- Thu, Oct 15, 8 pm: Steve Madden, author of The Cobbler: How I Disrupted an Industry, Fell from Grace and Came Back Stronger than Ever. $10 for ticket only, $36 for ticket and copy of book. Register now.
- Thu, Oct 22, 8 pm: Judy Gold, author of Yes I Can Say That: When They Come for the Comedians, We Are All in Trouble. $10 for ticket only, $30 for ticket and copy of book. Register now.
The all-virtual Ann Katz Festival of Books & Arts runs Oct 25-Nov 22! See who’s coming and buy tickets.
If you missed our Live broadcast, here are links to the recorded sessions:
- Poet Joy Ladin. “Refrigerator Magnets, Cut-Ups and Comfort: Poetry How-To and Reading.” For ages 10+.
- Dr. Madeline Levine, author of Ready or Not: Preparing Our Kids to Thrive in an Uncertain and Rapidly Changing World
- Craig Prater, president of Heartland Film, discussing the impact COVID-19 has had on the film festival community
- Artist Megan Jefferson, in partnership with Religion, Spirituality and the Arts, an IUPUI Arts & Humanities Institute program
- Sound artist Erik Peden, in partnership with Religion, Spirituality and the Arts, an IUPUI Arts & Humanities Institute program
- Artist Kate Lenkowsky, in partnership with Religion, Spirituality and the Arts, an IUPUI Arts & Humanities Institute program
- Sarah Menkedick, author of Ordinary Insanity: Fear and the Silent Crisis of Motherhood in America
- Musician Sarah Grain
- TRUE RESILIENCE: Cultivating Courage, Connection & Compassion with Dina Varano (self-inquiry and meditation)
- Earth Day Pressed Flower Art with Lindsey DeLeroy, Public and Youth Programs Coordinator at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.
- “Quarantine Soup” with Paula Shoyer, author of The Healthy Jewish Kitchen. Hosted by CNN journalist Holly Firfer. In partnership with the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta – MJCCA, the Alper JCC of Miami, and the Aaron Family JCC of Dallas.
- Musician Pat Petrus
- Jennifer Weiner, author of Big Summer. Hosted by CNN journalist Holly Firfer. In partnership with the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta – MJCCA, the Alper JCC of Miami, and the Aaron Family JCC of Dallas.
- Jason B. Rosenthal, author of My Wife Said You May Want to Marry Me
- Musician Eric Garcia
- Marlo Thomas and Phil Donahue, authors of What Makes a Marriage Last?, in conversation with Arlene and Alan Alda. Hosted by CNN journalist Holly Firfer, in partnership with the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta – MJCCA, the Alper JCC of Miami, the Aaron Family JCC of Dallas, and the Louis S. Wolk JCC of Greater Rochester.
- John Grisham, author of Camino Winds, in conversation with Frank Reiss, owner of A Cappella Books in Atlanta (GA). In partnership with A Cappella Books and the JCCs of Atlanta, Dallas, Miami (FL), Rochester (NY) and Seattle.
- Alan Zweibel, author of Laugh Lines: My Life Helping Funny People Be Funnier. In partnership with the Alper JCC of Miami, the Evelyn Rubenstein JCC of Houston and the JCC of Greater Rochester.
- Artist Sofiya Inger. Her work is currently up in the JCC Art Gallery; see a virtual tour from WFYI’s Jill Ditmire and purchase her work in our online gallery.
- Actor Jesse Eisenberg and director Jonathan Jakubowicz of Resistance. In partnership with the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis/JFGI NEXTGen, the Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council, Indiana University Hillel and CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center.
- Robert Kolker, author of Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family. Hosted by CNN journalist Holly Firfer. In partnership with the JCCs of Atlanta, Dallas, Rochester and St. Louis.
- “Protecting Athletes from Abuse: Panel Discussion of Broken Trust Documentary” with filmmaker Jill Yesko, attorney Jon Little and elite gymnast and survivor Jessica Armstrong. In partnership with Heartland Film and the St. Louis JCC.
- Chris Wallace, author of Countdown 1945. In partnership with the JCCs of Atlanta, Dallas, Rochester and St. Louis.
- Filmmaker Arielle Thomas Sabol of short film Playing for Peace (following multi-faith Israeli soccer club HaPoel Be’er Sheva), moderated by Dr. John Abrams. An Indianapolis Jewish & Israeli Film Festival event, in partnership with Dynamo FC soccer club, Heartland Film, Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council, JCC Indianapolis and Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis, presented with support from Gadi Boukai (Realtor/Broker, Talk to Tucker).
- “Save Yourself from Zombies, Bigfoot and Pandemics” with bestselling author and disaster preparedness expert Max Brooks (son of Mel Brooks). In partnership with Moment Magazine.
- Barry Sonnenfeld, author of Barry Sonnenfeld, Call Your Mother: Memoirs of a Neurotic Filmmaker (and director of the Addams Family and Men in Black films), in conversation with CNN journalist Holly Firfer. In partnership with the JCCs of Atlanta, Cherry Hill (NJ), Dallas, Miami, Rochester (NY) and Seattle.
- Virtual Tour of Jaffa, Israel
- Erin Brockovich, author of Superman’s Not Coming: Our National Water Crisis and What We the People Can Do About It
- Jon Meacham, author of His Truth is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope
Check out Tennis Tuesday and “Sports of Course” Thursday drills and challenge videos on the J’s YouTube channel!
Find pre-recorded classes from our instructors to work out with us in the comfort of your own home. Join us in our closed group at facebook.com/groups/JCCindyfitness.
For the current Group Exercise schedule, visit our Schedules page.
We also offer virtual (and in-person) personal training! Contact Tammy at thopkins@JCCindy.org for more information and to schedule.
Teachers will be posting activities, projects and games at facebook.com/groups/JCCindyECE.
JCC On-Line Programming Across the Country
Find additional programming provided by JCCs around the country: