Mandel JCC

Take a 30-second video tour of The J! Click on the above link.

Special One-Time Enrollment Fee $16 per person - Extended through April 30, 2015. Regular dues apply. Expires April 31, 2015. Click here for details & to see our affordable rates.

Tuesday, April 28 • 4-7 pm
Tours, free one week guest pass and more!



Sunday, April 26 • 5-8 pm- Fitness & Aquatics CLOSED
First floor remains OPEN

To accomodate special staff training:
The J's Fitness and Aquatics facilities and all lower-level activities will be CLOSED AT 5 PM
• Subway, Stonehill conference rooms, Family Place rooms and main lobby will remain OPEN

Preston's H.O.P.E.
Help us celebrate the grand-reopening with a Family Fun Day Fundraiser.
Who: The entire community is welcome to attend

When: Sunday, May 3 • 2-5 pm
(Entrance to Preston's H.O.P.E. during this event will be by admission only)
8 am - 2 pm • Preston's H.O.P.E. will be CLOSED for event set-up

Where: Preston's H.O.P.E.
Fee: $15/person
Tickets available at the door.
Click here for more info and fees



Referring Never Looked This Good!

Receive a FREE fitness pullover when you refer a friend who joins The J!

This light-weight pullover is great for indoor & outdoor workouts and comes in black for men and blue for women. For details contact the Membership Desk •
Hurry – this offer good through May 31, 2015.







The Best Just Got Better- Register Today!
Award-winning J-Day Camps & Camp Wise Overnight Camp offer unforgettable summer experiences.
Mandel JCC camps have it all - boating, archery, sports, arts & crafts, music, ropes course, team building & more! Our beautiful Geauga County lakeside camp sites & our amazing camp locations in Beachwood offer spectacular programs that provide an action-packed summer filled with ruach (spirit). 

J-Day Camp Open House- Tuesday, April 28 • 4-7 pm at The J
Meet the J-Day Camp staff and register for our award-winning camps

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Camp Wise at Ben & Jerry's in University Heights
Get the scoop on Camp Wise, meet our camp director and staff and register for camp.

When: Sunday, April 26 • 3-5 pm
Where: Ben and Jerry’s, 20650 N. Park Blvd, University Heights
New families and current campers who bring a friend to our Ben and Jerry's social will receive a free scoop of ice cream.

Outstanding full-day child care & half-day preschool for children 18 months - Pre-K- Registration Now Open
Ranked highest in quality two years in a row in a national JCC survey! Download the Early Childhood brochure.


Cleveland Jewish Arts & Culture Lab's Slavery & Freedom Exhibition
An eclectic art exhibition representing the works of 13 local Jewish artists, showcasing a variety of their original, contemporary art works signifying Slavery & Freedom.

Exhibition Dates: April 20 – June 14
Where: Mandel JCC Lobby

Free and open to the community
Click here
to read more about the exhibit and Fellows
Click here
to see photos from the opening night reception on April 20.




Swim Lessons - Register Today!

One of the area's most comprehensive Red Cross certified swim lesson programs.
Contact Mike (216) 831-0700 ext. 1004 •
Private swim lessons for all ages! Click here for fees and info.






NEW J-Swim 
Edge -Take your skills to the next level!
Geared towards kids who want to improve their stroke, get stronger, get faster and take their swimming skills to the next level. Instructors are American Red Cross-certified. 
Click here for fees.





Small Group Training at The J- Shape Up For Summer!

Get customized workouts and personalized attention, along with the support of working out with a group. The J offers a variety of results-driven classes for all levels.
Click here for details.





The J's Early Childhood Department and University Hospitals present:

Parenting in the Trenches: Parenting Stress
Share common struggles with other parents with
young children. Learn survival strategies, how to identify signs of parenting “burnout” and how to get help.
Featured Speaker: Dr. Sarah Nagle-Yang, MD,
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry – CWRU Medicine
Who: Parents with children ages birth to age 5
When: Tuesday, April 28 • 7:30-8:30 pm
Where: Mandel JCC Stonehill Auditorium
Fee: FREE and open to the community
RSVP highly recommended- contact Kathy at (216) 831-0700 ext. 1375 •












The Jewish Women of Tin Pan Alley
Celebrating the life and work of the Jewish women songwriters of Tin Pan Alley, vocalist Pamela Rose shines a light on the vibrant, feisty gals who gave us unforgettable tunes such as “On the Sunny Side of the Street”, and “Just the Way You Look Tonight”.

When: Thursday, May 7 • 7:30 pm
Where: Stonehill Auditorium
Fee: $12 Mandel JCC Members / $15 Community
Click here to register or contact (216) 593-6248 •






Playmakers Youth Theater presents:

Beehive: The Musical
This rockin’ musical revue takes us on a journey through one of the most provocative decades of our time with bubble gum pop hits like “It’s My party,” to songs from the British Invasion like “Downtown,” to a Janice Joplin Rock medley!

When: Thursday, May 7 & May 14 • 7 pm
Sunday, May 10 & 17 at 3 & 7 pm
Where: Fairmount Temple, 23737 Fairmount Blvd., Beachwood






Age of Love- Film
This film follows 30 seniors who sign up for a first-of its- kind speed dating event for 70 to 90 year-olds. An unexpected and poignant tale of intrepid seniors who lay their hearts on the line, and discover how dreams and desires change – or don’t change – from first love to the far reaches of life.

When: Friday, May 8 • 1:15 pm
Where: Stonehill Auditorium
Fee: Free and Open to the Community
Advanced registration required - Click here for tickets.


Melting Away Film Screening and Panel Discussion
Join Facing History and Ourselves for a free screening and panel discussion of Israeli director Doron Eran's feature film, Melting Away, a past Cleveland Jewish FilmFest film. This heartfelt drama follows the story of a family drawn into crisis after parents discover their son is secretly a cross-dresser and oust him from the house. Years later, when the boy’s father is dying, the mother hires a private detective to find her son. The detective soon discovers that the boy has become a woman who earns her pay dancing at gay cabarets.

When: Sunday, May 3 • 1:00 pm
Where: Lakewood Civic Auditorium, 14100 Franklin Blvd, Lakewood, OH 44107
Click here to register.

Tabata Bootcamp Certification at The J
Tabata combines cutting-edge HIIT exercise, sound nutrition, and the latest in behavioral science to change the way you think about fitness. This 9-hour workshop will teach you everything you need to know to run your own Tabata bootcamps. Open to the community.
When: Saturday, May 16 • 9 am- 6 pm
Where: Mandel JCC Stonehill Auditorium
Click here to register- look for the "Instructor Workshop" tab

Get motivated for summer with one woman's inspiring weight loss story.





CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) at The J
The J will serve as pick-up site for certified-organic produce and honey from Geauga Family Farms. The CSA programs allows you to purchase food directly from a farm by entering into a contract with a farmer. 
The 20-week summer program begins in early June and runs through mid-October. Applications are due by May 15.
Click here for details or contact Eleanor at (216) 831-0700 ext. 1344 •




Treasures Spring Trunk Shows- Get 20% off Retail Prices Everyday
Rami Bareket- April 26-May 3
Rachel Art Jewelry- May 17-21
Click here for details.

Support The J's Annual Fund Campaign 

The J is a nonprofit organization that relies on donations, gifts and grants to help help us serve so many in our community! Please consider a gift to The J. To donate call Karen Hiller at or click here.


Check out our Spring & Summer program guide

Winner of Best Fitness Center - THIRD YEAR IN A ROW!
For the THIRD YEAR IN A ROW, The J has been voted Best Fitness Center by Cleveland Magazine Circle East Live Well readers. The J was also honored:
     •  Playmakers Youth Theatre- Best “Dance/Theater Instruction” 


Macaroni Kids East Readers Vote The J #1
   • Best Family-Friendly Gym
   • Best Summer Camp
   • Best Daycare
   • Preston's H.O.P.E. playground voted Best Kept Secret

Saturday - Financial Transactions
Please note The J does not conduct financial transactions or sell guest passes, massages, towel cards, swim diapers, personal training, etc. on Saturday.






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AJC First Thursdays at The J- May

Date: May 5, 2015 Time: 7:45 am - 9:15 am

Shabbat Shindigs

Date: May 15, 2015 Time: 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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