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.
JCC Greater Boston Leadership
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.