News and Updates

September 6, 2018

We are so grateful to have five new staff members, who are all so dedicated to serving members of the JACC community and making sure that we truly are a home away from home.

Here’s your chance to get to know them:

Gitit Spegiel:

My name is Gitit. 'm alm...

September 5, 2018

With the arrival of September and Tishrey

Again, this season of the year:  the days are shortening and announcing the end of the summer, and here again is September with its autumn promises. Again this season brings with it the Hebrew month of Elul, t...

September 5, 2018

In July, JACC ran a summer program for the 3rd to 6th graders of the JACC community.

Our activities were diverse and experiential! The children had different activities every day. among them: a tour and workshop at Israel Museum every Sunday, swimming...

September 5, 2018

​​If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.

~ Nelson Mandela

Language truly is what binds us all, and at JACC, the dedicated volunteers who our Hebrew language...

June 16, 2018

This month I would like to devote my note, to giving you a short update on all that is happening at JACC. JACC has made amazing strides in the last year, becoming more professional and improving all our services to the community. 

As the asylum seekin...

June 16, 2018

Earlier this spring, two Jerusalem artists, Efrat Ben Yehuda Levin and Dafna Nave, approached JACC about holding a slam poetry event on behalf of the Center. Everyone quickly got on board, and the gathering took place at Abraham Hostel, in central Je...

June 16, 2018

Starting this summer, JACC will have two new ESL (English as a Second Language) coordinators. One of them is Gulin ‘Eva’ Gelogullari, a Rotary Global Scholar and Peacemaker, who has been coordinating Children’s English Program for JACC since November...

May 8, 2018

A workshop for parents in the asylum seeker community: A collaboration between the Educational Psychological Service and the Jerusalem African Community Center

In the middle of March, a workshop for parents in the asylum-seeker community was held than...

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