Community & Culture

The JCC of Atlantic County offers programs, infused with Jewish values, for adults of all ages.  No matter your culture, faith or denomination, our activities are designed to engage you intellectually, physically, and socially.  From recreational activities and personal enrichment classes, to Jewish learning and travel, the Katz JCC aims to provide endless opportunities for our active adults to live a rich, full life.  Our focus is on kehillah, community.

Day Trips

Day trips are BACK! Join us on upcoming adventures to Philadelphia and NYC.

Philadelphia Flower Show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center

March 9 – Reserve by February 17

Bus Departs the Katz JCC at 8:30 am

Returns at approximately 3:30 pm

That spark of joy that comes while giving or receiving flowers — this is the
moment captured by “The Garden Electric.” From the dazzling array of colors, unique shapes and textures, and rich fragrances of gorgeous floral displays and gardens come feelings of excitement and celebration. This year’s theme brings the electrifying presence of today’s most dynamic designers of floral arrangements, lush gardens, and landscapes to visitors from around the world.

Lunch on your own at Reading Terminal Market.

$75 JCC Members | $100 Guest

A Beautiful Noise in NYC-Broadhurst Theatre

April 19 – Reserve by February 10

Bus Departs the Katz JCC at 8:00 am
Show begins at 2:00 pm

A Beautiful Noise is the story based of the legendary life of musician Neil Diamond in a gripping and uplifting new musical featuring his hit songs Sweet Caroline, America, Cracklin’ Rosie and more!

Lunch on own at Juniors Deli.

$100 JCC Members | $125 Guest

Dinner & A Movie

Thursday, February 23 | 5:30 – 8:00 pm
Must register by February 20

Your favorite Dinner & A Movie is BACK!!

Feature Film: Mel Brook’s Silent Movie

Lecture Series

February 8 | Cantor Ralph Goren

The Masorti Movement in Israel 

March 15 | Cantor Jacqueline Menaker

Egalitarianism and Pluralism within a Progressive Jewish framework. Successes and Challenges.

April 19 | Rabbi Michael Feshbach

Tribes of Israel: A New Understanding of Contemporary Israeli Society and Identity.

May 31 | Rabbi Jonathan Kremer

Israeli popular music: 75 years in 45 minutes: A wide-ranging romp through folk & familiar, rock & rap, electronic & Eurovision…. You’ll know some, you’ll love more!

Light refreshments will be served.

For more information email Bridget Giblin.

In Partnership with:

Katz JCC Book Club

Each month features a new book provided by the Katz JCC. The Book Club meets once per month to discuss a the book of the month. Interested participants must register for each month to receive a free copy of the book.

All meetings begin at 6:30 pm

Upcoming Meetings Dates:

February 8
March 8
April 12
May 10

FREE Registration – Advanced registration is required.

Made possible by funds from the Atlantic County Office of Culture & Heritage Affairs, a partner of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.

Beginner Mahjong & Canasta Classes

Mondays • 12:30 – 3:00 pm

Learn the basics of Mahjong and Canasta with experienced instructors. You’ll develop of a love for the game after this 5-series class.

Mahjong & Canasta Brunch

Bring a friend or make new ones at our brunch events! Everyone wins when you play games. Enjoy a complete brunch with  desserts, coffee and tea.

Upcoming Events:

February 15 • 10:30 am

Coffee Klatch

Join the conversation about local, national and international politics, religion, technology and family news at the JCC.

Moderated by Tina Serota, Village Community Specialist

Upcoming Events:

February 16 – 10:30 am

March 23 – 10:30 am

Master Crafters

Modeled after the Israeli Program Yad L’kashish, the Healing Hand, the JCC Master Crafters Art & Culture Program offers a series of classes to engage the adult population in the Atlantic County Area.