Adults

FIDF Special Briefing

The Friends of the IDF and the JCC of Syracuse Invite you to a briefing with special guest speaker and a former IDF Spokesperson Lt. Colonel (Res.). An insider view on the operational and strategic situation in Israel, and the challenges and opportunities that Israel is facing. Thursday, March 14th , 7PM at the JCC. Space is limited. Registration is required in advance.
Portrait of former IDF Spokesperson Lt. Colonel (Res.) Jonathan Conricus

Jonathan Conricus is a recently retired IDF Lieutenant Colonel, who served in the IDF for 24 years as a combat commander in Lebanon and the Gaza Strip, as a military diplomat, foreign relations expert and international spokesperson. He was the first IDF officer to be seconded to the UN HQ in New York where he provided strategic analysis for UN peacekeeping. He has extensive hands-on experience with international media (hundreds of interviews), think-tanks, NGOs, legislators, militaries, industries and institutions. In his last role in the IDF, he served as the International Spokesperson.

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Children & Teens

Holiday Gift Cards 2022

The JCC is making your holiday shopping easier! Purchase gift cards from the JCC this holiday season and help support the Early Childhood Development Program and Children’s Department.

It’s easy! Simply download the PDF below, fill it out, and drop it off at the JCC front desk! Then pick up your gift cards in time for the holidays! All gift cards available are listed below for your convenience!

2023 ORDER DEADLINE: Wednesday, December 7th.

Gift cards will be available for pick up December 18th.

Apparel & Accessories

Aerie $25
Aeropostale $25
American Eagle Outifitters $25
Banana Republic $25
Burlington $25
Champs Sports $25
Children’s Place $25
Claire’s $10
Disney $25
Disney $100
Express $25
Finish Line $25
Foot Locker $25
Gap $25
Gap $100
Gymboree $25
J. Crew $25
Journeys $25
L.L. Bean $25
L.L. Bean $100
Lands’ End $25
Lands’ End $100
Lane Bryant $25
Men’s Warehouse $25
Old Navy $25
Talbots $25
Under Armour $25

Books, Music & Entertainment

CARD AMOUNT
Barnes & Noble $10
Barnes & Noble $25
Barnes & Noble $100
Best Buy $25
Best Buy $100
Game Stop $25
iTunes $15
iTunes $25

Department & Discount Stores

CARD AMOUNT
JCPenney $25
JCPenney $100
Kohl’s $25
Kohl’s $100
Macy’s $25
Macy’s $100
Marshalls/Homegoods $25
Marshalls/Homegoods $100
Sears $25
Sears $100
Target $25
Target $100
TJ Maxx $25
TJ Maxx $100
Walmart $25
Walmart $100

Dining

CARD AMOUNT
Applebee’s $25
Applebee’s $50
Bonefish Grill $25
Buffalo Wild Wings $25
Carrabba’s Italian Grill $25
Cheesecake Factory $25
Chili’s $25
Cracker Barrel $10
Dave & Busters $25
Denny’s $10
Olive Garden $25
Outback $25
Red Lobster $25
Red Robin $25
Texas Roadhouse $25
TGI Friday’s $25
Uno Pizzeria & Grill $25

Gas & Auto

CARD AMOUNT
Advance Auto Parts $25
Auto Zone $25
Exxon $50
Gulf Oil $25
Jiffy Lube $30
Mobil $50
Shell $25
Speedway $25
Sunoco $50

General

CARD AMOUNT
Visa $50
Visa $100
Visa $250

Grab & Go Eateries

CARD AMOUNT
Arby’s $10
Blaze Pizza $25
Bruegger’s Bagels $10
Burger King $10
Chipotle $10
Cold Stone Creamery $10
Domino’s Pizzas $10
Dunkin’ Donuts $10
Dunkin’ Donuts $25
Little Ceasars Pizza $20
Moe’s Southwest Grill $25
Panera $10
Panera $25
Papa John’s Pizza $10
Pizza Hut $10
Starbucks $10
Starbucks $25
Subway $10
Taco Bell $10
Wendy’s $10

Health & Beauty

CARD AMOUNT
Bath & Body Works $10
Bath & Body Works $25
CVS Pharmacy $25
Regis Salon $25
Rite Aid $25
Sally Beauty Salon $25
Sephora $25
Supercuts $25
Ulta Beauty $25
Walgreens $25

Home

CARD AMOUNT
Ace Hardware $25
Ace Hardware $100
Bed Bath & Beyond $25
Crate and Barrel $25
Crate and Barrel $100
Home Depot $25
Home Depot $100
Jo-Ann Fabrics $25
Lowes $25
Lowes $100
Pottery Barn $25
Pottery Barn $100
West Elm $25
Williams Sonoma $25
Williams Sonoma $100

Mail Order & Online

CARD AMOUNT
Amazon.com $10
Amazon.com $25
Amazon.com $100
Cabela’s $25
Cabela’s $100
Groupon.com $25
Omaha Steaks $50
Overstock.com $25
REI $25
Shutterfly $25
Wayfair $100
Zappos.com $25
1-800-FLOWERS $50

Specialty Stores

CARD AMOUNT
Bass Pro Shops $25
Bass Pro Shops $100
Build-A-Bear Workshops $25
Christmas Tree Shops $25
Dick’s Sporting Goods $25
Dick’s Sporting Goods $100
Guitar Center $25
Michaels $25
Office Max $25
Petsmart $25
Staples $25

Travel

CARD AMOUNT
Best Western $25
Best Western $100
Budget Car Rental $50
Clarion Hotels $50
Clarion Hotels $100
Carnival Cruises $100
Delta Airlines $250
Disney $25
Disney $100
Disney $1000
Hotels.com $100
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Sports

JCC Summer Ballet

SUMMER BALLET

at the JCC

This is an introduction to ballet techniques and terminology. Using imagination and creativity – students work on coordination, flexibility, strength, and the joy of movement! These classes range from toddlers to adults; for more options, check out of Children’s Sports Classes.

View our Ballet Options


Dance for Two

A class for toddlers and adults!

This class is designed for children 24 months – 3 years old to attend with an adult. Through song, movement and props, children will share a joy of dance and music. Children will learn to follow directions, take turns, basic dance vocabulary and teamwork.

Proof of COVID vaccination required.

  • Sundays from 10 am – 10:45 am
  • Beginning 6/26 to 8/21, excluding 7/3
  • $105 for members, $125 for non-members

Pre-Ballet

A range of classes from 3 to 5 year old’s!

3 to 4 Year Old Class

  • Mondays from 1 pm to 1:45 pm
  • Beginning 6/27 to 8/16
  • Please bring ballet slippers
  • $105 for members, $125 for non-members

4 to 5 Year Old Class

  • This class if for those who have finished Pre-K
  • Tuesdays from 3 pm to 3:45 pm
  • Beginning 6/28 to 8/16
  • Please bring ballet slippers
  • $120 for members, $140 for non-members

3 Year Old Class

  • Sundays from 11 am to 11:45 am
  • Beginning 6/26 to 8/21, excluding 7/3
  • Please bring ballet slippers
  • $105 for members, $125 for non-members

School-Age Ballet

A selection of classes for students in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade!

First and Second Grader’s Class

  • Thursdays from 4 pm to 4:45 pm
  • Beginning 6/30 to 8/18
  • Please bring ballet slippers
  • $120 for members, $140 for non members

Going into 3rd grade and Up

  • Thursdays from 4:45 pm to 5:45 pm
  • Beginning 6/30 to 8/18
  • Please bring Ballet Slippers
  • $120 for members, $140 for non-members

Adult Ballet

A class designed for adults who want to increase mobility, flexibility, and body alignment while sculpting and toning muscles. All levels welcome. Proof of vaccination is required.

  • Thursday from 7 pm to 8 pm
  • Beginning 6/30 to 8/18
  • Please bring ballet slippers
  • $120 for members, $140 for non-members
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Adults

Mazal Tov, Amigos!: Jews and Latin American Music with Moshe Morad

The JCC of Syracuse is partnering with the Mandel JCC for a virtual event on March 9th

LIVE from Israel! Explore the worldly wonders of Jewish-Latin American music alongside prominent radio broadcaster, Moshe Morad. Morad will cover everything from early 20th century Yiddish Tango in Buenos Aires, to the first import of Cuban musicians laying down  rhythms in the US via the Catskills in the early 1950s, to “The Marvelous Jew” of  Salsa music in the 1970s. You will also get to hear current musical collaborations around the world.

Dr. Moshe Morad is a Ethnomusicologist and a respected radio broadcaster in Israel, specializing in World Music with a focus on Latin music. Alongside Dr. Amalia Ran, he has co-edited the book Mazal Tov, Amigos!: Jews and Popular Music in the Americas, winner of the Society for Ethnomusicology Jewish SIG Book Award in 2018.


To receive Zoom access for this event, please register via our calendar event below and check your email for a follow-up confirmation with the Zoom info.


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