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.


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

Dec
24
Mon
all-day Christmas
Christmas
Dec 24 – Dec 25 all-day
Our offices will be closed for the Christmas Holiday
Jan
17
Thu
7:00 pm Jamie Bernstein, author of “Famo... @ The Schoolhouse
Jamie Bernstein, author of “Famo... @ The Schoolhouse
Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm
Jamie Bernstein, author of “Famous Father Girl-A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein” @ The Schoolhouse | Charleston | South Carolina | United States
The oldest daughter of revered composer/conductor Leonard Bernstein offers a rare look at her father on the centennial of his birth in a deeply intimate and broadly evocative memoir. Bernstein mines the emotional depths of
Feb
7
Thu
7:00 pm Stephen Flatow, author of “A Fat... @ The Schoolhouse
Stephen Flatow, author of “A Fat... @ The Schoolhouse
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm
Stephen Flatow, author of “A Father's Story: My Fight for Justice Against Iranian Terror” @ The Schoolhouse | Charleston | South Carolina | United States
The story of one brave father’s determination to bring his daughter’s murderers to justice through the American justice system. Stephen M. Flatow says he was “just a real estate lawyer in New Jersey” until April
Mar
2
Sat
8:00 pm The Incomparable Charles Busch D... @ Midtown Theater
The Incomparable Charles Busch D... @ Midtown Theater
Mar 2 @ 8:00 pm
The Incomparable Charles Busch Drag Cabaret @ Midtown Theater | North Charleston | South Carolina | United States
A nice Jewish boy who is an actor, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, director, drag legend, star of the film Die Mommie Die and author of the Tony-nominated The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife, Charles Busch makes
Mar
19
Tue
7:00 pm Marion Usher, author of “One Fam... @ KKBE Synagogue
Marion Usher, author of “One Fam... @ KKBE Synagogue
Mar 19 @ 7:00 pm
Marion Usher, author of “One Family, Two Religions” @ KKBE Synagogue | Charleston | South Carolina | United States
In partnership with KKBE Adult Education Program What happens when things get serious between a couple when one partner is Jewish and one is not? This book is for them–for interfaith couples who are dating,
Mar
23
Sat
9:00 am Doughnut Dash 5k 2019 #Race4Wanza @ South Windermere Shopping Center
Doughnut Dash 5k 2019 #Race4Wanza @ South Windermere Shopping Center
Mar 23 @ 9:00 am
Doughnut Dash 5k 2019 #Race4Wanza @ South Windermere Shopping Center | Charleston | South Carolina | United States
Date: Saturday March 23rd, 2019 Race Start Time: 9:00am Where: South Windermere Center Join the community for the 4th Annual Doughnut Dash in honor of TyWanza Sanders! The community supported, family friendly run/walk is held each

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