MCC News & Updates

A Passover Message from Executive Director Rabbi Joanna Samuels

As the Book of Exodus recounts, the Israelite people were enslaved for generations by a cruel Pharaoh in Egypt. After years of torment, God heard the cries of the people and liberated them from slavery, enabling them to cross through the Sea of Reeds to freedom.  But the story, as…...

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From Teacher to Student: Alex Pimienta

Alex Pimienta was a teacher with the Educational Alliance Art School over 11 years ago, but recently returned to teach with us again and become a student. Alex moved to New York 25 years ago, and fell into the art scene through live music performances at Washington Square Park. After…...

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Getting Creative in Open Studio: Shannon Galligan-Stierle

I began my journey at The Manny Cantor Center in January 2015 in the Two’s Together program co-teaching with Pat Kornfeld.  I have enjoyed the past two years heading the 3-day 3’s classroom in the Educational Alliance Preschool but am very excited to be sharing a room this year with…...

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Program Closures for Professional Development Day

The following programs will be closed on Thursday, March 15 for Professional Development: • Teen Center, • Weinberg Center, • Child & Family Services, • Educational Alliance Preschool Manny Cantor Fitness, Educational Alliance Art School and College Prep Program will be open for normal operating hours. All programs will return…...

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Severe Weather Early Closure

Manny Cantor Center and all programs will close early today at 6:00 PM due to severe weather. MCC Fitness will close at 6:00 PM All Art School classes beginning at 6:00 PM or later are canceled Early Childhood programs ending at 6:00 PM will maintain a regular pick-up schedule Teen…...

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