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.

Mahjong & Canasta Brunch

Wednesday, December 20

Start Time: 11:00 am

Bring a friend or make new ones at our lively brunch events.

Enjoy a delicious brunch that includes sandwiches, wraps, salads, fruit, desserts, coffee & tea.

Member $20 | Guest $23

Day Trips

NYC Day Trip: Harmony on Broadway Music by Barry Manilow

Join us for a trip to the Big Apple for some shopping at Bryant Park’s European inspired Holiday Market before heading over to Barrymore Theater to enjoy Harmony on Broadway featuring music by Barry Manilow.

Transformational Breath

Beginning November 6

A dynamically powerful technique of consciously directed breathing that works on the Physical, Mental/Emotional, and Spiritual levels. This technique helps to increase energy and brings greater joy and balance to life and relationships. Leave feeling recharged, joyful and excited to be alive looking forward to your next adventure.

Taught by Kathy Smith, who has been in the holistic health field for over 20 years. She is also trained as a Naturopathic Doctor, Clinical Hypnotherapist, Neuromuscular Therapist, Licensed Massage Therapist, Reiki Master, EMF Practitioner, Weight Loss Coach and Life Coach.

Level 1 (4 Sessions)

Mondays | 6:00 – 7:00 pm

November 6 – 27

Level 2 (3 Sessions)

Mondays | 6:00 – 7:30 pm

December 4 – 18

Level 1 & 2 (7 Sessions)

Mondays | 6:00 – 7:30 pm

November 6 – December 18

Mitzvah Stitchers – Crochet Club

October 10 – December 26
Tuesdays | 1:00 – 3:00 pm

(No class on October 24)

Instructor: Ellen Berju

This FREE Program is open to beginners and experienced crocheters and aims to create caps and lap blankets for patients of Shore Memorial Hospital who are going through Chemotherapy.
Instructor: Ellen Berju

Beginner Mosaics

Mondays | 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Learn the basics of Mosaic-art-making from one of the Atlantic Coast’s own, Jill Snyder.

Registration: Full

Experienced Mosaics

Wednesdays | 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Hone your skill of mosaic-art-making from one of Atlantic Coast’s own Jill Snyder.

Registration: Full

Mahjong Classes

Mondays | 12:30 pm

October 2 – 30

Learn the art of Mahjong and make new friends at the JCC with instructor, Martha Moskowitz during our fall Mahjong classes.

Canasta Classes for Beginners

Mondays | 12:30 pm

October 2 – 30

Learn the basics on how to play Canasta.

Bridge Classes for Beginners

Thursdays | 1:00 pm

October 5 – November 9

Learn how to play bridge from one of the best, second placed national bridge player.

Bridge Supervised Play

Fridays | 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

October 6 – November 10

Play through full bridge games supervised by instructor Martin DeBruin.

Coffee Klatch

10:30 am – 12:00 pm
October 19
November 16
December 21

Moderated by: Tina Serota, Village Community Specialist

Program starts at 10:30 am light brunch will be served.

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

To reserve your spot contact Tina Serota at or 609-287-8872

This program has received funding from the Jewish Community Foundation of Atlantic & Cape May Counties. This project is funded under Title III of the Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended, through a grant by the Office on Aging, Atlantic County, New Jersey.

Katz JCC Book Club

Each month features a new book provided by the Katz JCC. The Book Club meets once per month to discuss the book of the month. Interested participants must register for each month to receive a free copy of the book. Meetings are held in the Katz JCC board room on the 2nd floor.

Upcoming Meetings Dates:

December 13 | 6:00 pm

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.