BBYO (B’nai B’rith Youth Organization)

As the leading Jewish youth movement in the US, BBYO delivers fun, meaningful and affordable experiences to post Bar/Bat Mitzvah students. The program provides exception leadership and identity enrichment experiences and has shaped the lives of more than 400,000 alumni, who have gone on to become prominent figures in business, politics, academia and more. Join us for activities, conventions, dances, travel and more, while cultivating leadership skills, civic engagement, Israeli education and Jewish values.

Grades 8-12
2 Sundays per month plus other special events
$75 annual membership
$149 one-time-fee through HS graduation

For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

College Scholarship Fund

Application deadline: May 11, 2015

This fund offers annual grants to well-deserving college-bound Jewish students in Bergen County, including students with special needs. Open to undergraduates looking to attend a 4-year college in the US or Israel. Must possess financial need and good academic standing. Grants are not renewable, but students may apply each year. Application (an original and four copies) should be mailed to the JCC, Attention: Michal Greenbaum.

Sponsored by the Hildegard & Sidney Schonfeld Jewish Community College Scholarship Fund

Contact Michal Greenbaum at 201.408.1469 or for more information.

Click here to apply for College Scholarship by May 11.

For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Israel Program Scholarship

Application deadline: March 2, 2015

Planning to travel to Israel during the summer of 2015 or participate in March of the Living? Scholarships are based on leadership potential, desire to travel and ability to return to the community as a youth leader. Participants must currently be in Grades 9-12.

Awards are provided through the endowment funds of Morton and Betty Steinberg, the Rubin Family, and the Samuel Warshauer Israel Program Scholarships.

Contact Michal Greenbaum at 201.408.1469 or

Click here to apply for the Israel Program Scholarship by Mar 2.

For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

SAT Prep Course

Taught by Irwin Dolgoff and Jerry Silverstein of Academic Achievement

This workshop has successfully helped hundreds of students for more than 30 years.

Repeat course offered for a $195 materials/administration fee. A $200 non-refundable deposit is required to enroll; full balance must be paid by the first class

Mar 15
8:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Mar 22
8:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Mar 29
8:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Apr 12
8:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Apr 19
8:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Apr 26
8:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Apr 30
6:15 PM - 9:30 PM
Spring Session
$535.00 Member
$595.00 Nonmember

For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Abe Oster Holocaust Remembrance Award

For Bergen County High School Students, Grades 9 – 12

The JCC is now accepting submissions for the 2015 contest. Applicants must create an original musical work that communicates the relevance of the Holocaust in the 21st Century. All genres of music will be accepted.

It’s easy to apply:
• Compose an original piece of music (2-minute minimum-10-minute max) created solely for the contest
• Record the music & send us a YouTube link along with your application.

$1000 cash prize for first place; $500 second. Students from all backgrounds in public or private schools are encouraged to apply. Winners will be featured at the JCC Holocaust Commemoration on April 16.

The Abe Oster Award was established to encourage young people to study the Holocaust and to create works of art that demonstrate a historical and moral understanding of the Shoah.

Submit work to Michal 201.408.1469 or email

Download contest rules & application here.

Submissions are due on Monday, March 2nd.

Mon, Mar 2
All Day
For more information, or to register, please call 201.408.1418.

JCC Middle School Leadership Council: Saturday Night Events

Each year, a council of middle school students from throughout Bergen County plan events for their peers to be held on Saturday nights. Past events included ice skating, snow tubing, movie nights, and community service programs.

Council meets Monday nights Oct-Mar
Saturday events are once a month Nov-Mar

Sat, Mar 7
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Trip to Bounce Trampoline

Bus leaves JCC PROMPTLY at 7:30pm. Pre-registration required by February 27. Click here for Bounce Trampoline waiver.

$35.00 Member
$42.00 Nonmember
space is limited to 20 participants

For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

The Summit for Truth

Join us for this important Summit where will break stereotypes, explore the history of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, and gain tools and confidence to talk about the Middle East.

The Summit is being coordinated by StandWithUs and is open to 9th-12th graders.  Advanced registration is required by March 8.  Buses will leave from the JCC to travel to Manhattan.  Please arrive at 12:30pm with a bagged lunch.

Please contact Michal Greenbaum at 201-408-1469 or with any questions.

Sun, Mar 15
12:30 PM - 7:00 PM
$15.00 Member
$15.00 Nonmember
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Battle of the Crews

High school hip-hop dance crews battle it out for charity. Sign up to dance or come out to cheer your friends—all of the proceeds support charities that are chosen by the winning team and event chair people!

Dates and times to be announced.

Sat, Mar 21
9:30 PM - 11:55 PM
$15.00 Member
$15.00 Nonmember
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

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