Shattering a Deadly Taboo in Bosnia

Growing up in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Nela Hasic never heard the words “breast” and cancer” together. It just wasn’t discussed. But she saw the terrible effects of hiding the disease. The lack of health education in schools. The taboos surrounding women’s health issues.

“Women were forced to waste their energy covering up their pain and sickness rather than on helping themselves get better. They had access to some doctors, but not emotional support and information,” Nela says.

2016 Film Fest Lineup!

The JCC is getting ready for an awesome April full of fantastic films! This year's venues include The Neon, The Little Art Theatre, Cinemark @ The Green, AND for Opening Night, the recently renovated Historic Plaza Theatre - Miamisburg! Click the film titles for links to their trailers!

#GivingTuesday: The History

What comes to mind when you think of the days following Thanksgiving? Do you think of
leftover turkey sandwiches, turkey soup, turkey casserole - turkey anything and everything?
Perhaps you get up early on “Black Friday” to hit the mall in search of Chanukah gifts. Or
maybe you participate in “Cyber Monday”, where online stores offer their greatest discounts
to attract shoppers who can’t resist the latest gadget or love a good end of year sale.
One thing we may not think about during those hectic days is philanthropy. But in 2012,