2016 | May 15-18, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
JCC leaders from Argentina, Bulgaria, Estonia, Israel, Mexico, Paraguay, Poland, Spain and Ukraine will be attending the JCC Association Biennial Conference as part of the JCC Global overseas delegation. Known to be the largest gathering of JCCs in North America, the conference will allow visiting leaders to learn best practices from leading JCCs and at the same time Biennial delegates will be able to open a window to Jewish life in overseas communities.
Following the conference, some of the delegates will participate in a study seminar to the Jewish Community and JCC of Greater Washington. Michael Feinstein, CEO and JCC Global Amitim-Fellow designed a program filled with learning and networking opportunities that will allow delegates to get to know in depth one of the leading Jewish communities in North America.
2014 | March 28-April 1, San Diego, California
Regional networks of JCCs hold major conferences on a regular basis. JCC Global organizes a worldwide delegation to these conferences, which include visits to local JCCs and the JCC umbrella organizations.
Biennial has inspired me for future work, it has become an incitement to me to develop further programs in our community centers.
Yana Klimova, Jewish Renewal Regional Coordinator JDC Kharkov, Ukraine
2012 | November 1-4, Marseilles, France
The 5th Pan-European Conference took place this year in Marseilles from the 1st-4th of November 2012. This year’s main focus was the Jewish Community Center as a hub. An important part of the conference was also dedicated to apps, social media and the use of technology in reaching out to communities.
2012 | May 6-9, New Orleans
The World Confederation of Jewish Community Centers led and sponsored an international delegation that attended the JCCA Biennial Conference in New Orleans. Delegates came from 8 different countries, including Israel, Hungary, Poland, Russia, Ukraine, Argentina, Mexico and USA.
2010 | October 2010, London Conference
370 participants, 31 countries, 1 great success
To read the conference report click here.
2010 | May 2-5, Atlanta, Georgia
The World Confederation of Jewish Community Centers led and sponsored an international delegation that attended the JCCA Biennial Conference. Twenty top leaders from JCCs around the world gathered in Miami to learn and share. The delegates participated in various sessions, went out with JCC delegations for Monday night dinners and presented their own experiences at various opportunities.
2008 | December 14-16, Bucharest, Romania
WCJCC led an international delegation to the third conference of European JCCs that took place at the new JCC in Bucharest, Romania and launched the newly formed European Association of Jewish Community Centers.
Participants from all over Europe shared their insights and challenges and discussed better ways to cooperate and connect across the European continent.
2008 | May 4-7, Miami, Florida
The World Confederation of Jewish Community Centers led and sponsored an international delegation that attended the JCCA Biennial Conference. Thirty top leaders from JCCs around the world gathered in Miami to learn and share. As new JCCs are opening in England, Moldova, Romania, Argentina and the Ukraine, learning from the North American JCC experience was very helpful. The delegates participated in various sessions, went out with JCC delegations for Sunday night dinners and presented their own experiences at various opportunities.
2007 | June 24-26, Jerusalem, Israel
More than 100 representatives from JCCs worldwide attended the 11th Quadrennial Conference of the World Council of Jewish Communal Services that was held in Jerusalem and brought together more than 700 professionals. JCC participants were active in various relevant tracks. The World Confederation hosted a special reception, a board meeting and facilitated several presentations in addition to running a special track.
2006 | May 7-10, Philadelphia
The JCC Association Biennial Conference: “Inspiring Jewish Journeys: Securing Jewish Futures” gathered 1000 leaders. WCJCC led a 30 member delegation from 8 countries with pre visits to New York and an extensive program track at the Biennial.
2006 | June 11-13, Vilnius, Lithuania
The Second Conference of JCCs in Europe, organized by JDC and ECJC and co-sponsored by WCJCC brought together 100 Executive Directors from JCC in Europe. Andrea Solow represented the WCJCC board.
2004 | May 20-23, TOWARDS A NEW ERA – The GA in Budapest
Sponsored by JDC and ECJC gathered more than 1000 leaders of Jewish communities in Europe.
Over 30 participants attended a track on JCCs.
Click here for Budapest Report.
2004 | Montreal: A great JCCA Biennial
- Click here to read the Wrap up newsletter.
WCJCC led a delegation of 30 participants from 8 countries to the JCCA Biennial in Montreal.
The overseas delegation also visited JCCs in New York.
- Read the report on the pre Biennial seminar.
- Delegation list and WCJCC program at the Biennial.
Close to 40 people attended the WCJCC Annual board meeting.
2003 | May 28-30, A successful First European Conference of JCC in Europe
Over 150 participants from 22 countries gathered at the JCC of Paris, France for the First Conference of European JCCs.
The conference was initiated and organized by AJJDC and co-sponsored by: EAJCC, ECJC, FSJU and WCJCC.
- Read more or visit photo archive
- For more photos from Paris conference please visit here.
2002 | A conference for Directors of Jewish Community Centers in Europe
Together with the European Association of Jewish Community Centers, The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, the European Council of Jewish Communities and WCJCC co-sponsors a conference for Directors of Jewish Community Centers in Europe, 2002 June 20-23, Rome.
- Summary of Rome
- Rome conference itinerary
2002 | The 3rd International Conference of the Association of Jewish Community Centers in the Commonwealth of Independent States
The 3rd International Conference of the Association of Jewish Community Centers in the CIS, Moscow, November 4-7, 2002
- updated program
- list of WCJCC delegates
- Summary of conference, English Hebrew