Prosserman JCC

Lenka Lichtenberg performs for Holocaust Education Week 2022.

The Prosserman JCC is a hub of community, dedicated to the enrichment of Jewish life through meaningful shared experiences. As a non-profit organization, we believe that belonging is everything, and we are passionate about building a community committed to inclusivity, kindness and respect for all people. We can’t wait for you to join us, and invest in your best self- one that includes your physical, mental, intellectual, creative, and spiritual health and wellness.

Address: 4588 Bathurst St, North York, ON M2R 3V2

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