We are stronger together

Koach Programs have gone virtual! Enjoy a stimulating and entertaining online program designed for adults 55+ and socialize with friends old and new.

The word KOACH (ko’-akh) means strength in Hebrew. KOACH reflects the strength and vigor of this region’s Jewish community as a partnership between the JCC and 5 Milwaukee synagogues: Congregation Beth Israel Ner Tamid, Congregation Emanu-El B’ne Jeshurun, Congregation Shalom, Congregation Sinai, and Temple Menorah.

One Thursday a month via Zoom
KOACH Program 1:00 -2:00 PM
Contact Rachel Pressman to get added to our email list for Zoom Links.

January 14
Entertainment: Daniel and Yuri Beliavsky; violinist
KOACH Kares Guest: Nutrition with JCC’s Katie Nickel & Ryan Poolay

February 11
Entertainment: Jeff and Janis; folk, patriotic, Jewish music
KOACH Kares Guest: Michael Sattell, President/CEO, Ovation Communities and Trish Cohn, Chai Point Senior Living Director. Theme: “Beginning a new life journey at Ovation Communities.”

March 11
Entertainment: Ellie Gettinger; Milwaukee Jewish Museum; Golda Meir presentation
KOACH Kares Guest: TBD

April 15
Entertainment: Lam Wong; pianist
KOACH Kares Guest: Edit Bootzin with Hearts To Home Services including sharing social work and Care Management Services

May 6
Entertainment: Keshena Armon, pianist; Reggae
KOACH Kares Guest: TBD

June 10
Entertainment: David Ackerman; Klezmer
KOACH Kares Guest: TBD

Kosher Lunch Options from Hannah’s Kitchen
A. Turkey Sandwich with tomato and lettuce and Mayo packet and Mustard packet, Chips, Cup of Fruit and Chocolate Chip Cookie
B. Egg Salad Sandwich w with tomato and lettuce and Mayo packet and Mustard packet, Chips, Cup of Fruit and Chocolate Chip Cookie
RSVP via email to Rachel Pressman or call the KOACH hotline at 414-967-8258 with your name, phone number, lunch option

Curbside Contactless Pick Up
At the JCC on Thursday, April 15
10:30-11:30 AM prior to the performance • Come say hello to Rachel Pressman and Jackie Blumberg as they hand your meal!
*Delivery option will be on a case-by-case basis, please contact us if needed.
Newest Technology Service, Mensch Tech, will be available prior to the KOACH performance for anyone who may need extra assistance logging into KOACH on zoom. Call, text, or email the Mensch Tech Hotline at 414-533-7212 or Email

Questions about KOACH?

Contact Rachel Pressman, Community Programs Coordinator, at 414-967-8258.

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