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5776 Membership Materials Now Available


Shalom Chaverim! As we approach the Days of Awe, we not only reflect on our past year and also think about what our local Jewish Community means to our personal journey. In this year’s membership letter, presidents Josh Kleyman and Mike Scher write, “There are many ways you can support the Jackson Hole Jewish Community: renew […]

JHJC President’s Rosh Hashanah Message

by Al Zuckerman

President’s Rosh HaShanah Message Sept. 25, 2014  –  1 Tishrei, 5775 Good morning everyone. On behalf of the Jackson Hole Jewish Community Board of Directors I want to express our wishes for a healthy, happy and fulfilling year for all of you and your families. I’d like to take a moment to acknowledge and thank […]

Shavuot, under-appreciated?


by Steve Zelikovitz Shavuot, the “Festival of Weeks” occurs seven weeks after Passover. It starts this year on the evening of June 3 and is celebrated 1 day in Israel and 2 days outside. The confusion over what it celebrates, its name, and the lack of specific Mitzvot associated with it, make the holiday of Shavuot a candidate […]

JHJC Hosts Holocaust Survivor


The Jackson Hole Jewish Community is honored to host Holocaust Survivor Magda Brown for Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day). Magda will share her testimonial with us at the free event at the Wort Hotel. Magda Brown was born in June, 1927 in Miskolc, Hungary in a loving, Jewish home.  On her seventeenth birthday, she was […]