Palm Beach County is ready for the spotlight with a stellar line-up for the 30th annual Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival, taking place from January 26-February 16, 2020. The Festival is hosted by the Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches and films will be shown in theaters in Palm Beach Gardens, Jupiter and Boynton Beach.
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. December 16, 2019 – Wanting to provide an opportunity for kindergarteners and seniors to come together this holiday season, La Posada and the Mandel JCC in Palm Beach Gardens (JCC) are coordinating a special Hanukkah event on December 18 from 3 p.m.- 4 p.m. at the Mandel JCC located at 5221 Hood Road in Palm Beach Gardens.
PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL (September 20, 2019) – The Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches announced today the appointment of Jesse Rosen to President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Rosen, who joins the Mandel JCC after serving as Chief Operating Officer of the Milwaukee JCC, brings a wealth of vital experience, including a vision for creating dynamic experiences that connect people to Jewish life and a track record for implementing effective membership growth strategies, as well as innovative and engaging programming initiatives.
BOYNTON BEACH, FLA. (April XX, 2019) – Nearly 200 preschool students at the Mandel JCC-Boynton Beach’s Glantz Early Childhood Learning Center learned how to run a business – as well as how to write, count, measure and more -- during an experiential and immersive educational experience. In contrast to a tradition lesson, students created an Israeli Shuk (Hebrew word for store or booths), where they shopped, prepared and decorated their new business so students from the school could come to shop using Israeli currency provided by their teachers.
BOYNTON BEACH, FL. (April 11, 2018) – The Glantz Early Childhood Learning Center at the Mandel JCC in Boynton Beach received a Service Learning Grant awarded by the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County in conjunction with the Friedman Commission for Jewish Education. The funds from this generous grant were allocated towards the start-up and maintenance of a “Community Garden” on campus. This project is bringing together the collaborative efforts of children, teachers, parents and grandparents.
For more than 35 years, the Mandel JCC has been a cornerstone for Jewish life in Palm Beach County. Over the years the JCC has successfully responded to trends and community needs, expanding to two locations and touching the lives of thousands of people through high-quality arts, educational, wellness, and recreational programming.
The Mandel JCC’s ACE Lifelong Learning Center is the premier adult education program in the area. With over a hundred classes offered each semester, ACE’s collegiate atmosphere and format allow for participants to choose classes that interest them from politics to health to music and literature.
“Our audience will marvel at the uncanny style that Jeff has in bringing back the nostalgia and love that has propelled Sinatra’s legacy so many years after his passing,” explained Barbara Arnold, event chairperson. “Be prepared for an evening that takes us all back to the ‘Golden Era’ when the songs and lyrics touched our hearts and ears. Jeff performs all the favorites of the legends- Sinatra, Dean Martin Barry Manilow, Neil Diamond and other contemporary artists.”
The Glantz Early Childhood Learning Center is located at the Mandel JCC on Jog Rd. The school serves children ages 3 months to VPK for 4 year olds. We sat down with the Assistant Director to find out more her and the preschool.
More than 250 guests gathered for the Mandel JCC's 23rd Annual Signature Book Festival Luncheon featuring noted author and Grammy-nominated actress, Alexandra Silber. The literary event, held Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach, was co-chaired by Sheila Englestein and Zelda Mason.
Camp Tikvah, the special needs program at the Mandel JCC’s Camp Shalom, received a $5,000 donation from the Pythian Youth Foundation, Inc. The foundation is the charitable arm of the Knights of Pythias of Florida, an international fraternal organization. This generous support brings the organization’s total donation to the Mandel JCC over $55,000 over the past nearly 16 years.
The Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches is excited to announce that this summer it will be taking the Greater Palm Beach delegation to Miami, Florida from August 6, 2017 to August 11, 2017 for the JCC Maccabi Games® and ArtsFest®.
The Mandel JCC is thrilled to announce a one-of-a-kind upcoming family- friendly program, The Lego Workshop. On February 25, 2017, from 3-5pm the community will build Jerusalem using over 70,000 LEGO blocks. Partnering with Building Blocks Workshops, this high energy and fast-paced program will design a 400 square foot model of the old city including the walls, gates, the kotel, the beit hamikdosh, David’s Tower, the Montifiore Windmill and 80 buildings within the walls.
Hours of Operation
Facility Hours Monday - Thursday: 6:30 am - 9:00 pm Friday: 6:30 am - 6:00 pm Sunday: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aquatic Center Hours Monday - Thursday: 7:30 am - 7:00 pm Friday: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm Sunday: 9:00 am - 1:30 pm