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Sources of Connection

The JCC collaborates with local organizations and nonprofits to create and foster deeper relationships and connections with our members and the Greater Rochester Jewish community. Through these partnerships, we extend the Mission of the JCC to reach more people.  Please never hesitate to contact Joy Getnick, JCC Senior Director for Jewish Life and Adult Enrichment, with questions about accessing the larger Rochester Jewish community and all it has to offer.

Agencies

Synagogues

Kosher Food Establishments

JCC Gives Back - Do a Mitzvah

The JCC is proud to help connect those who seek to give with those who need to receive.  In addition to our on-going donation drives, please note opportunities to give back through upcoming special community events, and through additional special drives posted seasonally.

Donations

Programs

Volunteer

The JCC is always seeking volunteers to help throughout the agency.  Please contact Michele Ruda to learn more and get involved.  Thank you!

Community Events

The JCC is honored to be the home of many community events and celebrations, as well as a place for support in times of need.  The below programs include upcoming community holiday celebrations and support programming.  Please also see Adult Enrichment for a full listing of upcoming programs and events.

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Jewish Bereavement and Support Group

Find hope and healing after loss.

Sponsored by Jewish Family Services

Instructor: JFS staff

Location: Lipson Lounge

For more information, contact: Joy Getnick

Ongoing
12:30-2pm

No registration required.

Monday 12:30-2pm
Feb 18, 2019 - Dec 29, 2025

NYS Health Marketplace

The JCC is a sign-up location for health insurance through the NYS Marketplace. Call CCSI at 613-7662 to make an appointment.

Instructor: CCSI

Location: Yiddish Culture Center

For more information, contact: Joy Getnick

Thursday Feb 21, 2019 - Wednesday Dec 31, 2025

No registration required.

Feb 21, 2019 - Dec 31, 2025

Rochester Jewish Sports Hall of Fame Annual Event

2019 Honoree = Jeremy Glick, a National Collegiate Judo Champion and national hero due to his brave actions to thwart the terrorists aboard United Airlines Flight 93 on 9/11.
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit rjs-hof.com

For more information, contact: Jen fox

Sunday Jun 2
2-4pm

Online registration has closed. Please call or stop in to find out if you can still join.

Sunday 2-4pm
Jun 2

Ask the Audiologist

Let Rochester Hearing & Speech Center help demystify hearing health as we age. Learn about hearing tests, find out why hearing aids are not scary, and learn what you can do to prevent hearing loss for yourself, your children, and your grandchildren.

Instructor: Debbie Sanderson

Location: Auditorium C

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Wednesday Jun 19
1pm

Online registration has closed. Please call or stop in to find out if you can still join.

Wednesday 1pm
Jun 19

25th Annual Solstice Walk

It is that time a year again for the Annual JCC Solstice Walk. We will be meeting at the front desk to walk together as a community to Pittsford Dairy in Schoen Place. The walk is a little over 3 miles so make sure you bring water and dress appropriately for the weather. This event is free to members and guests, just bring money for anything you might want to purchase at Pittsford Dairy.

Instructor: CCSI

For more information, contact: Joy Getnick

Sunday Jun 23
12:30-2pm

Online registration has closed. Please call or stop in to find out if you can still join.

Sunday 12:30-2pm
Jun 23

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Come help save a life! Advance registration preferred via 1-800-RED-CROS (1-800-733-2767). Walk-ins welcome.

Location: Auditorium A

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Wednesday Jul 3 - Wednesday Jun 26
2-7pm

Online registration has closed. Please call or stop in to find out if you can still join.

Wednesday 2-7pm
Jul 3 - Jun 26