Building community and celebrating diversity are key aspects of the mission of the JCC, an organization powered by Jewish values and open to all. JCC’s 3rd Annual International Festival was celebrated on October 21, with groups representing Israel, Syria, Sudan, China, Mexico, Australia, Jamaica, Afghanistan, and Republic of the Congo. Activities included story time with Terry Murphy, author of children’s book Soulful Sydney, Tai Chi demonstration, international refreshments, crafts and games, and local artisans and vendors.
The JCC of Greater New Haven is a nonprofit organization that provides a warm, friendly atmosphere for health, thought, learning and values. Our mission is to facilitate total wellness through programs that stimulate mind, body and spirit.