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Tolling, Wallace share Foster City bill
September 3, 2015

Torah series at JCCs reflects artist’s road to recovery
J Jewish News Weekly
August 6, 2015

Go Green: Spring into Healthy, Seasonal Vegetables
J Jewish News Weekly
April 9, 2015

Bonny Zanardi: Exhibit Expresses Hope for Revival of a Community
San Jose Mercury News
March 27, 2015

Tomatoes and Tikkun Olam
JCCA Circle magazine
September, 2014 

From Tiny Seeds, Artistic Inspiration
JCCA Circle magazine
September, 2014     

Diet, Exercise Help Avert Osteoporosis
J Jewish News Weekly
August 29, 2014

Artists "Paints" Jewish Images Using Paper Collages
J. Jewish News Weekly
January 30, 2014

My Judaism Unlocked
San Francisco Chronicle
January 29, 2014

Memories and Creativity (Art Notes Column)
San Mateo County Times
January 23, 2014

In The Pink
J. Jewish News Weekly
November 7, 2013

A Different Way To Pray
J. Jewish News Weekly
October 31, 2013

Grow Justice Mural
Daily Journal
October 28, 2013

Spotlight on Education | Social Justice Bears Fruit at Peninsula JCC
J. Jewish News Weekly
October 9, 2013

Senior Volunteers Help Paint Community Mural at Peninsula Jewish Community Center
October 9, 2013

Sowing the Seeds of Justice
The Jewish Daily Forward
September 12, 2013

Local JCCs Compete in Maccabi Games
J. Jewish News Weekly
August 8, 2013

Marriage Proposal at Peninsula JCC
J. Jewish News Weekly
August 8, 2013

PJCC's 'Grow Justice' Program Aims to Feed Homeless
Foster City Patch
July 19, 2013

Sowing the Seeds that Feed
San Francisco Chronicle
June 2, 2013

Growing Education Opportunities
Daily Journal
May 27, 2013

PJCC Benefit
The Daily Journal
May 20, 2013

Rare images of pre-state Israel taken by ‘invisible’ artist
J. Jewish News Weekly
May 2, 2013

PJCC to Start Planting a 'Justice Garden'
April 17, 2013

Peninsula Jewish Community Center hosts 'Gaza doctor' who lost ...
Mercury News/San Mateo County Times
March 5, 2013

Latkepalooza: No Need to be Jewish
San Francisco Chronicle
December 5, 2012

Latkepalooza Coming to Foster City
December 5, 2012

Congrats to Our Readers' Choice 2012 Winners!
August 24, 2012

PJCC Girls' Soccer Team Wins Bronze Medal
August 15, 2012

Calling All Artists!
June 22, 2012

PJCC Gets a New Preschool Director
June 16, 2012

Community Pride
J. Jewish News Weekly
May 10, 2012

PJCC Displays New Mural
May 7, 2012

Invite of the Week: PJCC Annual Benefit
San Francisco Chronicle
March 4, 2012

Koret Taube Initiative on Jewish Peoplehood
Jewish Philanthropy
March 18, 2012

Michael Marshall (PJCC Trainer) Interviewed by
NBC Anchor Brent Cannon

Olympic Trials 2012 for Boxing
February 22, 2012

Festival of Lights
December 21, 2011

Giving Flowers on Hanukkah
December 20, 2011

Raising children in a different faith has its challenges
San Jose Mercury News
December 12, 2011

Rabbi's Interfaith Efforts
M Magazine
Nov/December 2011 Issue

Foster City's PJCC hosts series of discussions for non-Jewish mothers
October 8, 2011

Artist's graphic novel presents Israel in comic light
J. Jewish News Weekly
October 6, 2011

Animal Paintings
San Mateo County Times
July 30, 2011

Sorting through the Medicare Maze
May 23, 2011

Little Kids Learning Yoga in San Mateo County
San Mateo County Times
May 8, 2011

Ugandan Rabbi Speaks in Foster City
San Mateo County Times
April 30, 2011

New Farmers Market Kicked Off on Sunday
April 11, 2011

Great Escape
March 4, 2011

Pearl Sofaer share stories, recipes at Peninsula Jewish Community Center
San Jose Mercury News
January 23, 2011

Social Historian Gives Talk at Jewish Center
Bay Area News Group
January 23, 2011

Workout Wednesday: Holiday Calories Counting!
December 15, 2010

December 6, 2010

'Latkepalooza' returns to Foster City
San Mateo County times
December 5, 2010

Getting Fit with Family and Friends
November 2, 2010

The Business Report Hires & Promotions
Read about Rabbi Lavey Derby
San Francisco Chronicle
November 10, 2010

Get Fit Quick
November 10, 2010

PJCC welcomes firefighters
Daily Journal
November 7, 2010

Foster City participates in international Jewish event
San Mateo County Times and San Jose Mercury News
November 6, 2010

Local JCCs to join global community in day of learning
J. Jewish News Weekly
October 29, 2010

Local JCCs to join global community in day of learning
J. Jewish News Weekly
October 28, 2010

Foster City class offers yoga for cancer survivors
San Mateo County Times and San Jose Mercury News
October 18,2010

Movers and Shakers
San Francisco Chronicle
August 9, 2010

A positive life after prison
San Mateo Daily Journal
August 9, 2010

Door-to-door senior driving service wins award
San Mateo Times
May 27, 2010

Business Report: The PJCC Appoints Art Wolf director
of development

San Francisco Chronicle
May 26, 2010

Good News: PJCC receiving the 2010 Thrive Safety NET Award
Daily News
May 24, 2010

PJCC names new director of development
Daily Journal
May 24, 2010

Etgar Keret: Less is More for Israeli Writer
April 15, 2010

Passover at PJCC
San Mateo Daily Journal
March 30, 2010

Rabbi explores Jewish connection to chocolate
San Mateo County Times
March 11, 2010

New kosher label explained at symposium in Foster City
San Mateo County Times
February 25, 2010

Rabbi to address new kosher seal, ‘livable kashrut’ at PJCC
J. Jewish News Weekly
February 12, 2010

“A Moooving Experience”
San Mateo County Times
February 11, 2010

Festival of Lights
San Mateo Daily Journal
December 12, 2009

Scholar discusses Judaism, the environment in Foster City
San Mateo County Times, December 9, 2009

PJCC and Kaiser Permanente
JCC Circle
Fall 2009

Beyond the Battle of the Bulge
JCC Circle
Fall 2009

Spiritual Gym Video
Foster City TV, November 2009
Video featuring our 2009 Schusterman Israeli artist-in-residence, Elyasaf Kowner, and his Spiritual Gym art installation.








Major scholar of American Judaism to make Foster City appearance
Yahoo! News/San Mateo Times, October 21, 2009

Art on the elliptical: PJCC’s artist-in-residence captures images of exercise, October 1, 2009

Wronglers pickin’ and pluckin’ their way to bluegrass glory, August 13, 2009

Peninsula Jewish Community Center Gets $500,000 Grant
San Mateo Times, August 13, 2009

Two local JCCs receive grants, August 6, 2009

Deborah Pinsky is featured in this executive profile!
San Francisco Business Times, July 17, 2009

JCC campers reimagine exhibit on Dead Sea, July 17, 2009

Local gyms stay afloat during economic storm
San Mateo County Times, July 13, 2009

Programs of the Year: JFC Awards Presentation
Jewish Community Federation, June 12, 2009
Congratulations to PJCC program coordinator, Betty Burr for Get Up & Go’s nomination as a finalist for JCF’s Program of the Year! See the Get Up & Go video presented at the award presentation.

Jewish Community Federation
Helen Diller award for Excellence in Jewish Education
May 2009
Awarded to PJCC's Stephanie Levin for Informal Education



Brain Boot Camp Helps Keep Memory In Shape
CBS News Early Show, Monday, June 8, 2009


vibrantBrains at the PJCC
Catch PJCC Executive Director, Deborah Pinsky, appearing with Jan Zivic, of vibrantBrains, in an interview with Henry Tenenbaum of KRON TV.
KRON TV, Sunday, March 29, 2009

Festival of Jewish Humor: Henry Tenenbaum interviews Rabbi Moshe Waldocks (.wmv format)
KRON TV, Sunday, February 22, 2009

Turning Pages Literacy Campaign (.wmv format)
KRON TV, Sunday, November 30, 2008

Brain exercises to make you more vibrant.
ABC 7's The View From the Bay, Thursday, August 14, 2008



KFOG Beat of the Bay with Peter Finch: Jewish Humor and Culture
Saturday, February 14, 2009



Among the Stars at Latkepalooza
San Mateo County Times
December 14, 2009

Festival of Lights
San Mateo County Times
December 12, 2009

Tough economic times leave some feeling more thankful
San Jose Mercury News
November 25, 2009

Gradwohl gives back
San Mateo Daily Journal
December 4, 2009

Increase Your Reach by Collaborating With Others
Nonprofit Communications Report
June 2009/Vol. 7, No. 6

Job Search Assistance Open to All
JCC Circle
Spring 2009

Brain gym’ program fits right in at PJCC
J Weekly
Thursday, May 14, 2009

Jewish Community Center celebrates past, looks to future
San Mateo County Times
Monday, May 11, 2009

Talking to God while working out? Just let me get my sneakers on
J. Jewish News Weekly
May 8, 2009

The Latest in Mental Health: Working Out at the 'Brain Gym'
Wall Street Journal
March 28, 2009

Brains of Steel
San Francisco magazine
March 2009

A Cornerstone of the Community
Bay Area Parent
March 2009

Private counseling, workshops augment efforts to help unemployed
J. The Jewish News Weekly
Friday, March 6, 2008

Passover celebrates history through tales
San Mateo County Times - San Mateo,CA,USA
Seated comfortably at the Peninsula Jewish Community Center, the 94-year-old San Mateo resident faced his niece Dorith Barzilay and shared a love story that ... read more

Best Cerebral Workout: vibrantBrains
SF Bay Guardian - Best of the Bay 2008

'Brain gym' may exorcise Boomers' fears about aging - vibrantBrains
San Francisco Chronicle, December 13, 2007

After 24 years, PJCC director Judy Edelson stepping down
The Jewish News Weekly, April 6, 2007

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