Our Mission and Vision
We believe in a vibrant and evolving Jewish community where everyone belongs.
By building meaningful and lasting relationships, welcoming a growing and increasingly diverse set of individuals and families, and supporting unique identities rooted in Jewish values and Jewish life, our community thrives.
What We Stand For
Our Four Core Values
✔ Belonging // B’Tzelem Elohim
Welcome and treat everyone with dignity, kindness, and respect.
✔ Joyfulness // Simcha
Celebrate and rejoice in shared experiences and one another.
✔ Collaboration // Kehillah
Achieve exceptional results by working together.
✔ Transformation // Shema
Listen, embrace change, lead by example, and take inspired action.
Families Play, Learn, and Celebrate Together!
Open to all, JCC programs include four outstanding preschools, multiple day camps, early parenting support, a fully-equipped fitness and aquatics center, arts and culture classes for all ages, performances and lectures, Jewish holiday celebrations, and more.
With the support of generous donors, we award more than $750,000 in scholarships each year in order to make the JCC accessible to people who could not otherwise afford to participate.
So when you’re looking for an amazing summer camp, a terrific pre-school, or a welcoming place where you can meet other families, look to the JCC.
Dr. Lily Rabinoff-Goldman joined JCC Greater Boston as President/CEO in July 2022. Lily began her career as a public school teacher in New York City, and worked in several non-profits committed to educational equity in New York and Boston. Immediately prior to joining the JCC, Lily served as Assistant Head of School for Teaching and Learning at Gann Academy, a pluralistic Jewish high school in Waltham, MA, where she was also a teacher and English Department Chair.
Throughout her career, Lily’s focus has been on creating meaningful and inclusive educational and communal experiences, both formal and informal. Lily is a proud alumna of Brown University (BA), Bank Street College of Education (MSEd), UMass Boston (MFA), and Northeastern University (EdD), as well as Camp Ramah in New England. She lives in Newton with her husband, Rabbi Hillel Greene, and their two young children.
Following a family legacy of community involvement and volunteering at the JCC, Mara is honored to be Chair of JCC Greater Boston Governing Board. Prior to assuming her new position, she served on its board and as the Chair of Governance and Leadership Development. Throughout the community at large, she is a regular volunteer at JF&CS Family Table; a member of JF&CS Center for Basic Needs Assistance Advisory Committee; a mentor at Our Generation Speaks; and a longtime member and past board member of Temple Ohabei Shalom.
As a real estate professional with over twenty-five years of experience, Mara manages and develops commercial property in the Greater Boston area. She holds a Bachelor of Science from Tufts University and an MBA from F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College.
Mara lives in Brookline with her husband Bob, their Aussie-doodle, and occasionally one or more of their three grown daughters.
Board of Directors
Standing Committee Chairs
Senior Leadership Team
At JCC Greater Boston, you can engage in a rich array of high quality educational, fitness, cultural, and social programs — all while connecting to a vibrant Jewish community.
Everyone is welcome at the JCC. We hope you’ll join us.