Who we are - and why

What’s in our mission statement? Everything we need to serve you, our community, and our future. As a non-profit organization, focused exclusively on celebrating inclusive Jewish life and values, we look to our mission to guide our activities, our investments, and our future.

The Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center is a non-profit, social service agency founded upon Jewish ethics and values. It is committed to meeting the ever changing needs of the entire Jewish community for strengthening Jewish identity and for enriching the quality of Jewish life.

The Center provides the total community with a forum for open dialogue regarding matters affecting Jewish life here, in Israel and throughout the world. It initiates diversified social, educational, recreational and cultural programs within a Jewish setting.

The JCC is a partner in serving the community with the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, is affiliated with the JCC Association of North America and a beneficiary agency of The United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County.

Questions about your JCC?

Contact Mark Shapiro, Chief Executive Officer, at 414-967-8224.


The heart of what we do - offer exceptional programs and inclusive services to the entire community.

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Every day is different at the J. Find a class, program, or event on any day of the week!

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