Meet The Staff

DanielStern Daniel Stern
Executive Director
daniels@charlestonjcc.org

Daniel has been at the JCC for four years. He served as Director of Sports, Recreation and Aquatics for his first two years before becoming Executive Director in December of 2015. Daniel has a degree in Sports Management from The Citadel. Before coming to the JCC Daniel held positions at the Charleston Riverdogs and the City of Charleston Recreation Department. Daniel lives on James island with his wife, Sarah.


sandra-e1414181962447Sandra Brett
Filmfest Coordinator
sandrab@charlestonjcc.org

Sandra Brett has a background in the arts and education. She organizes the Charleston JCC Jewish Filmfest, now in its third season. Along with her wonderful committee, she brings fabulous films and film maker presentations to Charleston. The films are Jewish in scope and topics appeal to all tastes. Suggestions and new committee members are always welcome.


carolCarol Berlin
Arts & Ideas Coordinator
carolb@charlestonjcc.org

Carol has worked at the Jewish Community Center for over 33 years in many different capacities, including Assistant JCC Director for three of those years. She coordinates the annual KidsFair event, which is celebrating 28 years in the Charleston Community. She plans to enhance Jewish identity in the community at large through a wide range of resources and excellent cultural programming.


Alan Goldkin
Digital Media Manager
alang@charlestonjcc.org

Alan started working with the JCC WOW in 2015, although he has been involved with the Jewish community as a professional and lay leader for over thirty years. He is responsible for sharing information about the JCC and our great programs and events on social media, i.e. Facebook, Twitter, etc. Alan has a degree in Jewish Studies from the University of Florida and attended graduate school at Hebrew Union College. He lives in West Ashley with his wife Amy (the music teacher at Addlestone Hebrew Academy), five children, and two dogs. He asks everyone to like our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/CharlestonJ.


LaraLara LeRoy
Community Programs Coordinator
LaraLeRoy@gmail.com

Lara LeRoy is best described in two words: Active and Busy! When she is not engaged in activities with or for her three teens Abby, Nate & Eli or, her husband of 22 years Scott, than she is most likely involved in one of the community organizations she actively supports. LeRoy is especially passionate about education and community building and has dedicated a great deal of her time as professional and a volunteer to advancing educational initiatives and community wide programs for youth and adults.


MarylynMarylyn Haspel
Bookfest Coordinator
marylynh@charlestonjcc.org

Marylyn Haspel has a background in advertising and marketing as a writer, and is very proud to be assuming the reigns of the Charleston JCC Bookfest, now going into its fifth season. She welcomes new participants and ideas and encourages you to come join the Bookfest Committee. Bookfest is always searching for fascinating authors, stimulating topics and diverse venues for its events!


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Upcoming Events

Sep
24
Sun
4:00 pm Cast Away Your Sins (Bread)-Summ... @ Gilligan's at the Dock
Cast Away Your Sins (Bread)-Summ... @ Gilligan's at the Dock
Sep 24 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
With music led by Robin Shuler of KKBE, at 4 pm we will have a short service which includes the Jewish annual tradition of throwing our sins in the Tail Race Canal (in the form of bread)
Nov
30
Thu
7:30 pm An Evening of Stand Up Comedy wi... @ The Schoolhouse
An Evening of Stand Up Comedy wi... @ The Schoolhouse
Nov 30 @ 7:30 pm
An Evening of Stand Up Comedy with Judy Gold @ The Schoolhouse | Charleston | South Carolina | United States
Two-time Emmy Award winner Judy Gold is a veteran of stand-up comedy, known for her edgy wit, sharp timing, and infamous crowd work. Consistently appealing to all generations and backgrounds, Judy can be found throughout
Dec
24
Sun
all-day Christmas
Christmas
Dec 24 – Dec 25 all-day
Our offices will be closed for the Christmas Holiday
Jan
18
Thu
7:00 pm Joan Juliet Buck: The Price of I... @ Charleston Library Society
Joan Juliet Buck: The Price of I... @ Charleston Library Society
Jan 18 @ 7:00 pm
Joan Juliet Buck:	The Price of Illusion @ Charleston Library Society | Charleston | South Carolina | United States
From Joan Juliet Buck, former editor-in-chief of Paris Vogue comes her dazzling, compulsively readable memoir: a fabulous account of four decades spent in the creative heart of London, New York, Los Angeles, and Paris. When:
Feb
10
Sat
7:00 pm Stephen Tobolowsky: My Adventure... @ Charleston Library Society
Stephen Tobolowsky: My Adventure... @ Charleston Library Society
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm
Stephen Tobolowsky:	My Adventures With God @ Charleston Library Society | Charleston | South Carolina | United States
Stephen Tobolowsky has appeared in over 100 movies and 200 television shows from Groundhog Day to Silicon Valley. A consummate story teller, his boyhood story is told through the prism of the Torah and Talmud,
May
3
Thu
7:00 pm Abigail Pogrebin: My Jewish Year... @ To Be Determined
Abigail Pogrebin: My Jewish Year... @ To Be Determined
May 3 @ 7:00 pm
Abigail Pogrebin:	My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew @ To Be Determined | Charleston | South Carolina | United States
A secular Jew, Abigail Pogrebin talks about her Jewish year and personal journey – to research, observe and write about each and every ritual, fast and festival in one Jewish year, even the ones she’d

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