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  • Discovery Hebrew SchoolDiscovery Hebrew School is a refreshing after school Hebrew School where your child won't want to miss a day. Kids come in with a smile and leave humming a Jewish song.

  • CTeen MasonCTeen Mason is a chapter of a worldwide club aimed at engaging Jewish teenagers to give back to their communities, developing leadership skills and having great fun with friends.

  • Ckids in ActionOur children are the vital link in the chain of Jewish continuity. CKids in Action is an interactive, socially motivated, revolutionary educational club to ensure every Jewish child’s enthusiasm and commitment to our heritage and to our future.
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    All you need to do is register your Kroger Plus Card in the Kroger Community Rewards program, and Kroger does the rest. It's fast, it's easy, and it helps our community a lot.
Our Misson
The Jewish Discovery Center is founded on the principle that, while Jews embrace many levels of observance in their personal lives, there should be a place for all Jews - no labels and no affiliations - to develop a sense of community, to enhance the experience of being Jewish, to learn and have fun.

Our purpose is to uplift, teach, and inspire Jews, to help identify with the beauty and richness of our heritage. There is no commitment involved - just an opportunity to explore and be enriched.
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Daily Thought
Before you were born, they made you swear you would do good. You were a pure soul before you were born. Your only desire was to do good. Why the oath? 
 Because you were to descend into a body driven by a beast that screams from within. Because you were to be surrounded by a coarse, confusing world that screams from all sides. And then you may begin to think differently; then your desire may change. 
 And so you swore. You swore that even if it made no sense to you, even if you had no desire, you would keep your word. 
 But if you would change your...