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Growing Dignity in Greenwich

UJA-JCC Greenwich donated ‘100 Dignity Packs’ to Neighbor to Neighbor in Greenwich for distribution to those in need in our community. Responding to the fact that a lack of menstrual supplies and other hygiene products can negatively affect a person’s quality of life, making it difficult or even impossible to do things we often take for granted, like attending school or going to work, each zippered bag contains menstrual products and toiletries, including soap, shampoo, toothpaste and a toothbrush. read more...

UJA-JCC Greenwich to Hold Education Symposium

The 2018 Annual Education Symposium is a celebration of life-long Jewish learning and brings a lineup of esteemed speakers to the Greenwich community, courtesy of UJA-JCC Greenwich Women’s Philanthropy. On Wednesday, Feb. 7, after a buffet breakfast beginning at 9:15 a.m., attendees will learn from natural foods chef, author and TV host Andrea Beaman on her topic, “Let Food Be Your Medicine”; Chris Nicola – an FBI-trained undercover investigator and award-winning cave expedition leader who discovered and documented the incredible story of 38 Jews who survived the Holocaust by living underground in his film, “No Place on Earth”; and “Love and Consent in Jewish Tradition” with Rabbi Daniel Gropper. In the age of sexual harassment scandals and the #MeToo movement, Rabbi Gropper will present what Judaism has to say about how we treat each other in loving and consenting relationships. read more...