Levite Jewish Community Center


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A well-lived life doesn’t require many years. This is something Sam Lapidus, who died just nine days before his 15th birthday, proved with his giving spirit and kind heart. Read more



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The Levite Jewish Community Center opened its outdoor pools to canines on Sunday, Sept. 22. Read more


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It’ll be a pup pool party Sept. 22 when the Levite Jewish Community Center hosts its fourth annual Pooch Plunge. Read more


The Friedman Family Jewish Food and Culture Fest will take place on Sunday, Sept. 8. The event is free and open to the public. Read more



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One of Mountain Brook’s only color runs will return for its third year. Read more


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The 2018-19 school year is the first year of this lasting partnership between Birmingham City Schools and the LJCC. Read more



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At the Levite Jewish Community Center, the Sam Lapidus Montclair Run is a Thanksgiving morning tradition. Read more


Color Run

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The Friendship Circle of Alabama celebrated its second annual Color4Friendship Color Run on Sunday, March 18. The 1-mile fun run was held at the Levite Jewish Community Center. Read more



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The Chabad of Alabama organization will offer two festive events during Hanukkah. Read more



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The 41st annual Sam Lapidus Montclair Run will take place at the Levite Jewish Community Center on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 23. Read more



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With the help of local volunteer students, senior citizens will learn how to more effectively use the technology that surrounds them in a one-on-one setting. Read more


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On Oct. 8 from 1-4 p.m., the Levite Jewish Community Center will be letting local dogs do just that by opening its outdoor pool for the second annual Pooch Plunge. Read more

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Items requested include bottled water, new blankets, toothbrushes, toothpaste, diapers, canned dog and cat food, cleaning supplies, saline solution and trash bags. Read more



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After wave of bomb threats, community rallies around Levite Jewish Community Center. Read more



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On March 19, friends and family are invited to the Levite Jewish Community Center to celebrate friendship and inclusion  with the Friendship Circle of Alabama’s inaugural Color4Friendship Color Run. Read more


Paige Tatarek

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Born and raised in Mountain Brook, Paige Tatarek has influenced the swimming community in Birmingham for almost 44 years. Read more

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LJCC latke competition

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The Jewish community center will host a Chanukah latke competition. Read more


The annual Sam Lapidus Montclair Run will once again take place on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, and will include a 10K, 5K and a Fun Run. Read more


Jewish Food Festival

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The Levite Jewish Community Center (LJCC) will be hosting its 13th annual Jewish Food Festival on Oct. 11. Read more


365 Fitness

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A newly renovated room at the Levite Jewish Community Center looks like a small version of other fitness areas, but its purpose is unique. Children and teens now engage in strength training through a program called 365 Performance Training. Read more


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