Current news & announcement at Marks Jewish Community House of Bensonhurst.
Prior to COVID-19 many of our clients lived one crisis away from complete financial collapse; that crisis has arrived. With the onset of the pandemic in NYC, the Marks JCH team led a community-wide assessment through phone calls and online surveys of nearly 7,000 current clients While those initial [...]
After receiving initial news in April that the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) was fully eliminated from the NYC budget, Marks JCH immediately began advocating for workforce services and job placement opportunities, which we have been providing teens and young adult for nearly a decade. Many [...]
Our Farber-Bruch Early Childhood Center and Robbins Corenman Afterschool program closed on March 16th, in compliance with the closure of NYC Public Schools; distance learning opportunities and resources quickly launched for nearly 300 impacted families. Our teen groups have gathered online and [...]
The Marks JCH Women’s Center has seen first-hand the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 crisis on some of the most vulnerable members of our community – women, expecting mothers and new families, and single-parent households. Since the onset of the crisis, we have seen a staggering [...]
Following guidance from the Mayor’s office and Department of Health, most programs at Marks JCH have transitioned to remote operations. All fitness, aquatics, and membership in-the-building activities as well as classes, are on pause and postponed. Please visit our events section to join [...]
Edith & Carl Marks JCH of Bensonhurst (herein referred to as “Marks JCH”) is seeking sealed bids for sales and installation of security-related enhancements. The project includes: Installation of an Access Control System that provides flexibility for expansion now and in the future. [...]
Dear Members, We owe you an explanation. About 18 months ago our male locker room has undergone extensive renovations to solve a waterproofing problem and update all of its equipment. Unfortunately, recently waterproofing has become an issue again; leaks from the locker room jeopardize equipment [...]