The Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County (JCC) is a nonprofit social service
agency that exists for the purpose of “Tikkun Olam” – “Repair of the World” - dedicated
to encouraging/promoting harmony, mutual respect and understanding throughout the
community by providing programs, services and facilities to all, regardless of religion,
race, national origin, gender, age, disability, gender identity or marital status.
Our diversity is our strength. Everyone is welcome at the JCC.
The JCC provides a central place for the greater Jewish Community for social, recreational,
educational and enrichment activities, where people of all backgrounds and religions
The JCC is guided by Jewish values, affirming the historical significance of Israel
in contemporary Judaism, and is committed to fostering appreciation and understanding
of our heritage and identity.
Nearly 34 years ago the Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County was
born and dedicated to serving the social, educational, cultural and physical
needs of the Jewish community. The JCC has had a strong, positive presence and impact
upon the Edison, Metuchen, Woodbridge, Highland Park, Monroe Township and surrounding
communities, as well as the entireMiddlesex and now Monmouth County communities.
Since the opening of the Morris & Lydia Goldfarb Building at the JCC in 1984, hundreds
of thousands of people have come through our doors and enabled the JCC to enhance
the quality of their lives and the lives of others through our multi-disciplined,comprehensivesetofprogramsandservices.Thehistory of our agency is recorded
throughout the life of the Jewish community.
needs and interests. Our mission has continued to be grounded in a set of core principles
derived from “Tikkun Olam”. The concept of “tikkun olam” or “Repairing The World”
through social action is one of the traditional categories of “tzedakah” (charitablegiving).