The Katz Jewish Community Center offers a rich variety of events and programs designed to appeal to a broad range of interests and age groups. Lovers of card games and mahjong can engage in friendly competition over brunch during Mahjong & Canasta events, where delicious meals complement the lively atmosphere. Day Trips provide members with the chance to explore cultural and recreational destinations that include Conventions and Performances in Philadelphia and New York City. Art Classes offer a creative outlet for individuals seeking self-expression through various mediums that include knitting and mosaics. The Active Adult Programs are tailored to the health and wellness needs of the older population, encouraging an active and fulfilling lifestyle.

These events not only provide entertainment but also serve as impactful fundraisers, contributing to the continued success and growth of the Katz JCC while fostering a sense of community support.

Cultural Programs

Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of the Katz JCC’s cultural programs, where each event is a delightful journey steeped in history and tradition. From captivating art classes to the vibrant Mahjong & Canasta brunches, these programs not only entertain but also celebrate the cultural heritage that forms the foundation of our community.

Family Events & Programs

Embark on a journey of family fun with a myriad of events at the Katz JCC, including captivating shows and interactive programs designed for all ages. From entertaining performances to engaging workshops, these family-centric offerings create cherished moments and foster a sense of togetherness within our community.

Special Events

Experience the extraordinary at the Katz JCC through our lineup of special events that promise unforgettable moments. From concerts and comedy shows to unique sports nights and riveting bingo extravaganzas, our special events showcase the diverse and exciting offerings that make each gathering truly exceptional.

Active Adult Programs

Discover a wealth of opportunities for social connection through the Katz JCC’s active adult programs. Tailored to promote health and lifelong learning from fitness classes to workshops, empower our older community members to embrace an active and fulfilling lifestyle while fostering a supportive and vibrant environment.

Art Programs

Unleash your creativity in the Katz JCC’s dynamic art program, where participants delve into diverse artistic mediums and express themselves in an inclusive and inspiring setting. From hands-on workshops to collaborative projects, our art program provides a space for individuals to explore and cultivate their creative talents while fostering self-expression.

Event & Party Rentals

The Katz JCC is available as your venue of choice for parties and special occasions. From Birthdays to Bar Mitzvahs our flexible and inviting spaces provide the perfect backdrop for a variety of events, ensuring a seamless and memorable gathering for you and your guests. Add to your birthday party celebrations with our pool and gymnasium facilities.
  • Mosaics Classes
    Join our mosaic classes with renowned instructor Jill Snyder! Perfect for beginners and all skill levels, Jill provides expert, personalized instruction in a fun, supportive environment. Discover the joy of creating stunning mosaic artworks. Enroll today and unleash your creativity! Beginner Mosaics Monday’s July 8 – August 12 | 6:00… Read more: Mosaics Classes
  • Rededication Day at the J
    Sunday, July 14 | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Free & Open to the Community In 2003, the generosity and dedication of Marjorie and Lewis Katz, alongside their cherished family, ignited a transformative journey for our beloved JCC. Their unwavering commitment, coupled with tireless efforts in rallying support, laid the… Read more: Rededication Day at the J
  • Wendee Yudis Art Exhibit
    ART GALLERY RECEPTION Thursday, June 27 | 5:30 pm ART EXHIBIT June 18 – July 26 Wendee Yudis is a Serigraph Mixed Media Artist whose paintings and prints have been exhibited in solo and group shows in galleries in NYC, Chicago, and Philadelphia since the mid-1990’s. Her work is a… Read more: Wendee Yudis Art Exhibit
  • Expressions Israeli Art Exhibit
    Art Gallery Reception Thursday, July 11 | 5:00 pm On Display July 5 – 15 Discover the vibrant heart of Israeli culture through “EXPRESSIONS” — a captivating collection featuring over 100 Israeli artists from around the globe. Curated by Major Assour, with a distinguished 30-year legacy in the art world,… Read more: Expressions Israeli Art Exhibit
  • Marcy Cyter Art Exhibit
    Art Gallery Reception Tuesday, August 6 | 5:30 pm On Display August 1 – 30 Marcy Cyter is an oil painter based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Her work encompasses a wide range of vibrant still life and landscape subjects, often inspired by her travels throughout New England and around the world.
  • Jackie & Hank Herskowitz Sports Night
    Thursday, July 25 | 5:30 pm “From the moment he was drafted as the 12th overall pick in 2012 until his final game, Fletcher Cox was a dominant force on our defensive line,” said Eagles Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Lurie. With remarkable athleticism, strength, and football IQ, Cox consistently make… Read more: Jackie & Hank Herskowitz Sports Night
  • Friendship Caravan 2024
    The Tzofim Friendship Caravan is a traveling group of Tzofim (Israeli Scouts) who tour America every summer, sharing their lives through song, dance and story as they bring their unique blend of entertainment to children and adults of all ages. For performance date and early registration call 609.822.1167
  • Coffee Klatch
    Moderated by: Tina Serota, Village Community Specialist Join the conversation about local, national & international politics, religion, technology and family news at the JCC. Light brunch will be served. The Coffee Klatch program typically takes place on Thursdays, once per month from 10:30 am – 12 pm. The next event… Read more: Coffee Klatch
  • Mahjong & Canasta Happy Hour
    Join us for Happy Hour!! Vibrant conversations, cocktails and delectable treats as you immerse yourself in the world of tiles and cards. Reserve your seat today!! June 26, July 17, & August 21 4:30 – 7:00 pm Member $25 | Guest $30
  • Mahjong & Canasta Brunch
    Join us for a delightful afternoon of strategic, gameplay, vibrant conversations, and delectable treats at our Mahjong & Canasta Brunch! Immerse yourself in the world of tiles and cards, paired with bagels, lox and spreads. This game day promises a perfect blend of socializing, competition and indulgence. Reserve your seat… Read more: Mahjong & Canasta Brunch
  • Canasta Classes
    Whether you’re a complete novice or just looking to sharpen your skills, our Beginner Canasta Class is the perfect place to start. Join us for a fun and interactive learning experience that will have you mastering the fundamentals of this classic card game in no time. May 13 – June… Read more: Canasta Classes
  • Mahjong Classes
    Get ready to dive into the world of Mahjong with the fabulous Martha Moskowitz as your guide! Join us for a series of Mahjong classes that promise not just skill-building but a whole lot of fun, laughter, and the chance to make lifelong friends. May 13 – June 17 Mondays… Read more: Mahjong Classes
  • Tech Tuesdays and Thursdays
    Tuesdays & Thursdays 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Location: Katz JCC
  • Active Adults Martial Arts
    Tuesdays, 1:15 – 2:15 pm Saturdays, 12:00 – 1:00 pm Instructor: Jules Weinberg Location: Katz JCC
  • Chair Yoga
    Wednesdays, 1:15 – 2:15 pm Instructor: Aline Catorc Location: Katz JCC Tuesdays, 10:30 – 11:30 am Instructor: Beth Lewis Location: Galloway Library
  • Tai Chi Classes
    Wednesdays, 1:00 – 2:00 pm Instructor: Glenn Klotz Location: Northfield Library Fridays, 1:15 – 2:15 pm Instructor: Glen Klotz Location: Katz JCC Fridays, 3:00 – 4:00 pm Dates: Beginning January 5 Instructor: Suzanne Lee Location: Galloway Library
  • Chi Kung
    Mondays, 1:15 – 2:15 pm Instructor: Glenn Klotz Location: Katz JCC
  • Katz JCC Atlantic County Senior Centers
    The Atlantic County Senior Centers, managed by the Milton & Betty Katz JCC, service over 7,000 senior citizens each month with a hot meal, socialization and various educational and recreational activities through a grant provided under the Older Americans Act of 1965. Interested in attending one of the Senior Meal… Read more: Katz JCC Atlantic County Senior Centers
  • Last of the Red Hot Mamas – New Hope, PA
    Wednesday, July 24 Bus departs the JCC at 8:00 am Bus returns to the JCC at approximately 6:30 pm Tickets include transportation and tickets to show. Day trip to New Hope PA for small town shopping and a show at Bucks County Playhouse to see “Last of the Red Hot… Read more: Last of the Red Hot Mamas – New Hope, PA
  • Humans of October 7th
    Semi – Permanent Display Beginning May 1, 2024 Through the Lens: Humans of October 7th Lecture with Renowned Photographer Erez Kaganovitz Since the horrendous and devastating attack on Israel my world, like many others in Israel and around the world stopped. It seems like not only Israel won’t be the… Read more: Humans of October 7th
  • Jewish Film Festival
    April 11 – June 2 We invite you to take part in the 2024 Jewish Film Festival, set to captivate audiences from April through June 2024. Sponsored in part by the Jewish Community Foundation and the Annual Campaign of the Jewish Federation of Atlantic & Cape May Counties, the second… Read more: Jewish Film Festival
  • 2024 Summer Series
    Join us for an unforgettable Summer Series at the Katz JCC featuring four sensational shows, including hilarious comedian Judy Gold, Beatology a mesmerizing Beatles tribute band, talented celebrity impersonators The Edwards Twins, and the Sharpe Family an enchanting family musical act. Don’t miss out on this diverse lineup of entertainment… Read more: 2024 Summer Series
  • Club J After School Program
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 3:00 pm -5:00 pm Looking for a fun way to spend your time after school? The JCC’s Club J in the Game Room is the place to be! Hangout with friends, play pool, foosball, board games, arts and crafts and watch movies. This is a… Read more: Club J After School Program
  • Mitzvah Stitchers – Crochet Club
    Enjoy this FREE program led by Ellen Berju for beginner and experienced crocheters and aims to create caps and lap blankets for patients of Shore Medical Center who are receiving Chemotherapy treatment. Ongoing Tuesdays | 1:00 – 3:00 pm