Programs & Classes

Our 2023-2024 Season will include both virtual and in person programs. Virtual programs will be streamed via Zoom and in person programs will be presented at the Levis JCC Sandler Center (unless otherwise noted).

Join us for thought-provoking, engaging discussions on a variety topics.

If you need assistance purchasing tickets or membership, call the Box Office at 561-558-2520.

LEVIS JCC SANDLER CENTER | 21050 95th Avenue S., Boca Raton, FL | 561-558-2520

*Important: please note that when arriving to our campus for evening and Sunday events, you must use the 95th Avenue S. entrance
(off of Glades Road between Lyons Road and 441).

Mini Courses

Literature & Aging with Deborah Briggs
Mondays, June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Via Zoom
A 6 week interactive workshop. How does our perception of ourselves transform as we grow older? In what ways does aging change how we view others? How has the concept of “age” changed over time?

The texts in this series explore these and other questions about entering middle age, growing older, caring for aged, loved ones, and finding satisfaction in later stages of life.

The book Literature and Aging: An Anthology will be used and provided for this class.

Deborah Briggs, MA, CSL (Certified Sage-ing Leader) has been facilitating this class for four years in NYC (JCC, YMCA, Lincoln Towers) as part of a grant from Humanities NY and is now offering it in Boca Raton. Deborah has an MA in psychology from Columbia University. She has been a business counselor, trainer, and founder of several nonprofits as well as the creator of NYC’s original Gymboree Play Programs and Huntington Learning Centers.

Register with Deborah Briggs at 917-701-7013 or

Members: $90, Non-Members: $110

Ongoing Classes

Ongoing classes will be presented both virtually via Zoom June - October (unless noted).
$10 per person, Gold & Gold Plus Members: $8, Platinum Members: Free (unless noted)

Please call 561-558-2520 for schedule.

The Ladies Room with Trudy Berlin, M.A.

Ongoing Tuesdays, 10:00 am
Virtual via Zoom

Discuss women’s issues relating to finances, relationships, family dynamics, women’s rights and more in a supportive and stimulating environment. Refreshments served.

The Women's Wisdom Circle with Liz Sterling

First and Third Wednesdays, 10:30 am 
Virtual via Zoom
Share, explore and support one another through intelligent and heartfelt conversations.

Making the Rest of Your Life the Best of Your Life with Marilyn Charwat

Ongoing Thursdays, 11:30 am
Virtual via Zoom
We are all struggling to find the better way to live! How do we handle life’s pain, losses and defeats so that, no matter what, life feels sweet and fulfilling? The secret is in our thinking. Join us for this weekly interactive discussion group about acquiring the life tools for living a more joyous and fulfilling life.

Jewish Thought Throughout the Ages with Abraham Hamaoui

Ongoing Thursdays 1:15 pm
Virtual via Zoom
A series of weekly discussions based on readings from selected sources and books
$5, Free for all members

Political Perspectives with Marty Weissberg

Ongoing Tuesdays, 1:00 pm
Returning in person at the Levis JCC Sandler Center in the Fall. Please call for more info.
Dive into politically charged topics each week and discuss the real facts beyond the hype. Not your typical current events class. Republicans, Democrats and Independents welcomed.

Torah for Our Times with Rabbi Eli Rabovsky

Ongoing Wednesdays, 2:00 pm
Returning in person at the Levis JCC Sandler Center in the Fall. Please call for more info.
$5, Free for all members

He Said/She Said with Marty and Gayle Weissberg, former hosts of the nationally syndicated talk show, Mid-Life

Ongoing Fridays, 10:30 am
Returning in person at the Levis JCC Sandler Center in the Fall. Please call for more info.
Stimulating and provocative conversation, but leave your politics at the door. Soul-searching topics mix with humor, insights and lively strategies for personal growth.


Beginner Canasta Classes

Tuesday and Thursday Mornings,
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Each session is 4 classes

Session 1: June 6, 8, 13, 15
Session 2: July 11, 13, 18, 20
Session 3: August 1, 3, 8, 10
Session 4: September 12, 14, 19, 21

$100 each session, Gold and Gold Plus Members: $80, Platinum Members: $60

Beginner Mah Jongg Lessons

Monday and Wednesday Mornings,
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Each session is 4 classes. Students are required to bring a 2023 National Mah Jongg League Card.

The card can be purchased from: National Mah Jongg League,, (212) 246-3052 or Pah and Mah Jongg, Festival Marketplace on West Sample Rd, (954) 975-5838 or Card and Gift Outlet, 5859 W Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach, (561) 495-5262

Session 1: June 5, 7, 12, 14
Session 2: July, 10, 12, 17, 19
Session 3: July 31, August 2, 7, 9
Session 4: September 11, 13, 18, 20

$100 each session, Gold and Gold Plus Members: $80, Platinum Members: $60

Cultural Council Discover The Palm Beaches