Insider Louisville Talks About the JCC and Freedom

By Doug Stern

Henry’s face always brightens when the Jewish Community Center comes in view.

It means friends and family and swimming and pizza bagels and fun, fun, fun. Maybe someday it will mean more to my little boy. I hope.

Maybe someday it – or something like it – will help Henry understand just what a miracle was created 234 years ago today in Philadelphia.

Louisville’s JCC is one of the places that has kept me awake to what this nation has promised so many. It has kept me awake to the freedoms and other blessings that I so often take for granted.

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