Expressing oneself is one of the best and most fulfilling ways to chase your dreams. At the J, we believe that nurturing what’s in your heart and mind contributes to a happier you.
The Culture & Arts Department seeks to demonstrate, illuminate, and celebrate the breadth and depth of the human experience by exploring the power of culture, identity, creativity, and resiliency through educational, social, artistic, and cultural experiences. Whether your interest is in art, literature, film, Jewish life and learning, or Israel, the diversity of our programs is aimed at engaging you and your family where you are right now and where you want to be, regardless of your religion.
The York JCC hosted a Yom HaShoah ceremony, featuring artist and sculptor of “The Six Million” memorial, Don Briddell, on Wednesday, April 27, 2022.Learn More
Tuesday Club meets weekly and provides educational programming for adults 55+. Topics include group discussions of current events, history, law, culture, wellness, and the arts.
Tuesdays | 10:30 AM – 12 PM | Auditorium
Annual Fee $30 M | $40 NM
January 17: Dr. Zhou How Xi Jinping Changed the World
January 24: Deb Smith Hollywood and the Holocaust
January 31: Mercedes Baumgardner & Debbie VanHook CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate)
February 7: Lisa Barshinger, First Capital FCU Identity Thefty
February 14: Jennifer Siegel Love Flash Fiction
February 21: Iris Katz Magical Tour of Hawaii
February 28: Chris Hertig Road Rage
The J Gallery, positioned in our main lobby, is designed for artists working
with a variety of mediums to display and sell their work. If you are an
interested artist please fill out and send submission form to Culture & Arts Director, Rachel Singer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The York County Camera Club (YCCC), a gathering of friendly photography enthusiasts, will begin using the J as their gathering space starting September 21st. Photographers of all skill levels are welcome to join. Meeting monthly will enable us to share knowledge about photography, from inspiration to tweaking the final image and all things in between.
Tuesdays | 7 – 9 PM | Adult LoungeMore Info
Tot Shabbat centers around Shabbat and Jewish holidays. It introduces young children to Jewish traditions and culture through music, creative arts, stories, and Jewish rituals.
Yearly Registration (Sept – May)
$125 M | $150 NM
½ Year Registration (Sept – Dec)
$90 M | $110 NM
Starts Sept 7th
Wednesdays | 2:15 – 3:15 PM Babysitting Room
Member registration opens August 29th.
Non-member registration opens September 5th.