The Jewish Community Alliance (JCA) is a nonprofit organization serving Southern Maine and combines programming and fundraising for the Jewish Community. Its mission is to build Jewish community locally, in Israel and throughout the world. The JCA develops, provides, and supports diverse programs, education and services. We work with other Jewish organizations and local congregations, and functions as the hub of Jewish programming in Southern Maine.
Join NextDor for a family-friendly
Shabbaton (Retreat) Weekend
at the Maine Huts and Trails Flagstaff Hut!
As Shabbaton is a weekend retreat where participants will have the opportunity to get out of the regular grind of life, enjoy the Mainewoods and celebrate Shabbat (day of rest) in community.
The hut is located approximately 3 hours north west of Portland. Transportation to the venue is on your own. Upon arrival, the hut is about a 2 mile hike-in from the parking area. All meals, Jewish programming and lodging are included.
$180 / adult, $100 / child, $425 / family
Space is limited and pre-registration is required.For registration
materials, please click HERE.
For more information, please contact Fae Silverman at 207-772-1959 or
And don't forget the JCA's
Amazing Summer Adult Education Opportunities!!!
The Book of Lamentations - A Historical, Literary and Philosophical Overview of the Text and Discussion of its Centrality to the Observance of Tisha b'Av
July 9, 11, 16 and 18, 2013, 10:00am - 11:30am
Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh, 76 Noyes Street, Portland
Modern Living: Maintaining Balance (A Melton Course)
Discovering Ageless Answers in Timeless Jewish Texts
September 1, 2013, 4:00pm - 8:00pm (including dairy potluck dinner) AND
September 2, 2013, 8:30am - 12:30pm (including continental breakfast)
Brunswick Area - Location to Be Decided