The David Posnack Jewish Community Center enriches lives by connecting people through cultural, educational, social, recreational and wellness programs in an environment of fun, friendship and unity. The J is open to all and proudly guided by Jewish values. The JCC serves all residents of the community, regardless of faith, age or disability.
Funded by David Posnack, a philanthropic leader and local businessman, the J opened August 19, 1988 with the vision of being a facility where the Jewish community, especially children, could come together. Today, thousands of residents of the community, regardless of faith, age or disability enjoy and participate in a multitude of activities.
7,821 J members
$218,200 Awarded in scholarships for camp, preschool, and after-school care
650 Active military & first responder members, given gratis memberships
12,000 Hot meals served to seniors annually
700 Summer Campers
150 Participants in Parkinson's fitness programs
150 Giborim campers ages 3 to 22
7,500 In attendance at Cultural Arts programs
80 Giborim U Youth and Adult Participants
AWARD WINNING A.P.P.L.E. Accredited Early Childhood Learning Center Gold Seal Recipient from the Department of Children and Family Services Kids Crown Award – Best After-school Program+ Broward Family Favorite – Best Fitness Center* Broward Family Favorite – Summer Camp*
Impact numbers based on 2016/2017 fiscal year. + by 2016-2017 readers of South Florida Parenting *by 2016-2017 readers of Broward Family Life magazine
"We are worth what we are willing to share with others." - Rabbi Jonathan Sacks
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