JUST TRYAN IT Kids Triathlon

Swim, bike, and run for a great cause on Sunday, May 21st At the Chapel Hill Country Club JUST TRYAN IT seeks to positively impact the lives of families whose children have been diagnosed with cancer by providing them with financial assistance. We strive to instill the importance of philanthropy and service, promote wellness, and Read on! →

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month! 3 things to know and 3 ways YOU can help

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month! Did you know that 1 in 10 children will experience child sexual abuse before his or her 18th birthday? Here are some ways the JCC works to protect children… Camp and childcare staff get training on child sexual abuse awareness and response There are organization-wide policies for conduct with Read on! →

Interesting Facts About Israel

Geographic facts: Israel takes up only 1/6 of 1% of the landmass of the Middle East (Israel is roughly half the size of Lake Michigan). The Dead Sea in Israel is the lowest point on earth, at 1,315 feet below sea level at its lowest point. Food facts: Tel Aviv has the most sushi restaurants Read on! →

Caregiver Stress

As our population ages, more and more people will find themselves in the role of caregiver. With this new role can come an increase in stress. It is important that caregivers know the signs of caregiver stress and some tips to help alleviate it. Below are lists of the signs that one is experiencing caregiver Read on! →

Art and community: a conversation with Christine Holton

Part of my work at the Durham-Chapel Hill Jewish Federation and The Levin JCC is planning programs that include art and culture. We offer movies, museum tours, lectures, art classes and workshops for adults and kids. Our art teacher, Christine Holton, is an artist who lives and works locally. Recently, I had a conversation with Read on! →