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JFest: An Arts Festival for the JCC Movement

December 1, 2021

JCC Association of North America in partnership with Virtual J and Schwartz Reisman JCC | Prosserman JCC, Toronto, ON, presents “JFest: An Arts Festival for the JCC Movement,” which offers high quality, cultural and educational content for all ages throughout the year. In upcoming programs, artist-educators from around the world explore three core storytelling themes: how to tell your story, how others tell our story, and how history tells our story. Complimentary marketing materials and resources deepen connections and increase resilience in JCC communities. Join us for these events and find new and creative ways to tell your story.

JFest’s fall/winter season will include four events through JFest’s channel on Virtual J. All events are free to access after registering (on Virtual J) with an email address.

Coming up:

Hanukkah: The Festival of Lights 


Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 6 p.m. 

Join JCC Association and its partners, JArts™ and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to celebrate Hanukkah as eight female Jewish artists—including singer Tair Haim of A-Wa, Italian chef Sylvia Nacamulli, and dancer Rachel Linsky—share unique creations inspired by hanukkiot (Hanukkah menorahs) in the Judaica collection at the MFA. The event promises an unforgettable evening of performance, learning, and artistic engagement for all.

Please click here to access the program

Hanukkah Concert with Mister G and Friends 

Monday, December 6, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. 

Join Latin Grammy Award-winning artist, author, activist, and educator Mister G, a.k.a Ben Gundersheimer, and his international band of Jewish music-makers from Israel, Mexico, and Argentina for a family-friendly Hanukkah concert overflowing with ruach (spirit). This dynamic and interactive experience is certain to bring some rhythm to the Festival of Lights, and we can’t wait to sing and dance with you.

Please click here to access the program




All programs and events for JFest: An Arts Festival for the JCC Movement are made possible through funds granted by The Covenant Foundation, with additional support from The Pertzik Fund for Arts and Culture.

All events are free to access after registering (on Virtual J) with an email address.


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