JCC Podcast

Ep 015 - Alexa Karakos and Sonia Davis

If you listen to a few podcast episodes you might think it's all just fun and games at the JCC. Guess what? Most of the time you'd probably be right! Alexa Karakos and Sonia Davis tell of a recent carnival where they dressed up as Mr. and Mrs. Zuckerman from Charlotte's Web.

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Ep 014 - Nolie Schneider and Terrence Baker, Part 2

Back again, and this time each dressed as themselves, Nolie and Terrence recall a particular year of silly mishaps. Did Coach T really have a charley horse? Or did he simply trip and fall? Listen, and tell us what you think!

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Ep 013 - Nolie Schneider and Terrence Baker

Umm ... we're not even going to attempt to explain this photo! You'll just have to listen to understand. Despite the looks from this picture, these are 2 of the JCC's finest! Terrence, aka Coach T, the Sports and Wellness Director, and Nolie, the Fitness Manager tell of a Purim tale that involves a beard, yoga pants, and a tattoo.

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Ep 012 - Marc Nissenbaum

Like a scene from a Hollywood movie, it all boiled down to the very last ball — of the last frame — of the last game, with everyone gathered around in anticipation. Marc recounts this story of his father, Lester Nissenbaum, captain of his bowling team in the 1950s. It's stories like this that will live on forever, thanks to the JCC and this podcast.

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Ep 011 - Susan Wild

We never get tired of hearing the phrase "best friends still to this day" as a result of meeting at the JCC. That's part of Susan Wild's story on this episode.

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Ep 010 - Bunny Filler

Why did the Pilgrims come to America? You'll have to listen to this episode to find out the answer — or at least the answer provided by one of Morah Bunny's adorable little students. Bunny Filler taught music for many years both at the JCC and the JDS. One particular year Hanukkah fell right around Thanksgiving, and that led to this cute memory.

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Ep 009 - Lenny Abrams

From basketball at the JCC, to basketball at Madison Square Garden, a steak dinner at The Palm Restaurant in NYC, along with a friendly bet — Lenny recounts this story.

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Ep 008 - Henry Fisher, Ben Fisher and David Zahn

Henry, Ben, and David talk about the "greatest basketball team the JCC has ever seen" — The Mighty Ducks! Were they the greatest? You decide. Whether they were or not, clearly these formative years made a long-term positive impact on these young men.

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