JCC Stories

JCC Greater Boston engages more Jews and the people in their lives than almost every other Jewish institution in Boston combined. Together, we have created a thriving community where everyone is welcome to cultivate their own Jewish identity, and everyone is encouraged to create their own story. We invite you to get to know the members of your community through these stories, and ask you to consider sharing your own.

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Building a New Beginning

Parkinson’s wellness programs & support groups have made huge impacts on participants & their caregivers’ lives.
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Building a Family’s Community

The Johnsons from Medford share how PJ books & programs have transformed their family’s Jewish journey.
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Building Shared Experiences

Meet the Fletchers. Their son has been diagnosed with autism and proudly attends camp alongside his sister.
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BUILDING OUR JEWISH STORY Today, Tomorrow, Together

Meet several individuals who have been impacted by JCC Greater Boston.
Diane Saltzberg’s Legacy

Diane Saltzberg’s Legacy

A Camp that Embraces Kids with Special Needs
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Camp Grossman: A Family Tradition

"We came for Jewish day camp, and we got much more. We saw our traditions and values come to life in a happy environment."...
Tara and her dad in Israel

Diller: Sharing Jewish Journeys

"Diller has really made me deepen my knowledge about everything"...
Family reading PJ Library book

Early Learning Centers: So Much More than Preschool

"What we found was this beautiful surprise of community, we found a family"...
Jim and friends at an adult social group

Inclusion at the JCC

"People feel cherished, and part of the larger, inclusive, Jewish community" ...