Our new building
In 2022, the first Jewish Community Center and Synagogue in the Wood River Valley is projected to open its doors.
With more than a dozen religious organizations having their own permanent home, the WRJC’s new building at 95 Badeyana will provide a warm, inviting home for the entire community in Sun Valley.
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Our community has raised over $2M during the past 18 months, amplifying the significance of this project and demonstrating the Jewish people’s resilience during challenging times.
Our building and design work, led by co-chairs Marty Lyon and WRJC Vice President Jeff Rose, is moving forward. Joining Marty and Jeff to lead the Design Committee is WRJC Treasurer Judith Teller Kaye.
Today, our architect Daniel Hollis and his firm HR Architects are working on designing our place of meeting, worship, and community into an amazing new home. Joining Daniel and his team is the Chicago-based architectural team of Marc Trudeau and Patricia Pavlecic. Marc and Patti will be working with us to design our new home, creating a sense of Judaica and flexibility for meetings, celebrations, events, and worship space.
As many of us can see driving through town or watching the ski lines weave across Baldy, it is clear that hundreds of new residents are here in the Wood River Valley, and we encourage you to reach out to your friends and new neighbors who are Jewish and encourage them to join the WRJC. We encourage you and thank you in advance for considering a donation or continuing to donate to this campaign at any amount that you are comfortable with giving. As we reach and surpass our original $1.75M goal, we will continue to fundraise for construction costs and to grow the WRJC Sustainability Fund.
Jeff Rose, WRJC Vice President and Building Committee Co-Chair
Marty Lyon, WRJC Building Committee and Design Committee Co-Chair
Judith Teller Kaye, WRJC Treasurer and Design Committee Co-Chair