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JCC and JFS Together

access_time June 17, 2021 - By Jessica Montour

YORK JCC EXPANDS SOCIAL SERVICES THROUGH JFS ACQUISITION Jewish Family Services (JFS) Transitions as a Family Services Department of the JCC The York Jewish Community Center (York JCC) is expanding its programs and services through the acquisition of Jewish Family Services of York (JFS). As of May 28, 2021, JFS is now operating as the… read more »

Keep Your Favorite Tea Healthy & Beneficial

access_time April 28, 2021 - By Jessica Montour

By: Ann Agapis, York JCC Life Coach: Tea is considered a healthy drink to make part of your daily diet.  Drinking certain teas, such as green or black on a regular basis have been shown to provide several health benefits, including aiding in weight loss and providing antioxidants. However, if not prepared properly, your tea… read more »

Fitness Myth-Busting Friday – Complex Fitness Terms

access_time April 23, 2021 - By Jessica Montour

By: Danny Amon, JCC Fitness Center & Personal Training Manager   THE MYTH: Jargon, overly complex or confusing language THE REALITY: I hope this goes without saying, but being well-educated on a subject is a good thing! With that said, when a personal trainer or someone in a similar fitness position throws out lots of… read more »

Autism Acceptance

access_time April 16, 2021 - By Jessica Montour

By: Emma Nowak, Lead Teacher/Parent & Family Education Coordinator April is Autism Awareness month, but this year you might be seeing some different information. Why is the autistic community shifting from awareness to acceptance? As our world and culture evolve, we as individuals and our language must evolve with it. We are all well aware… read more »


access_time April 16, 2021 - By Jessica Montour

By: Danny Amon, JCC Fitness Center & Personal Training Manager THE MYTH: The Protein Window, AKA the “Anabolic” Window THE REALITY: Despite what you may have been told by the average gymbro in the wild, you won’t “lose your gains” if you miss the mythical 30-minute window after exercise where you supposedly *must* consume protein…. read more »

Why I love working at the York JCC

access_time April 14, 2021 - By Jessica Montour

By: Megan Sheely, Lead Classroom Supervisor When I think back on my journey working here at the JCC, I can’t help but think about possibilities.  When I rewind to 10 years ago and think about how scared I was after just losing my job of 13 years, I can’t help but laugh a little because… read more »