Center Day Camp Will Not Open for Summer 2020

May 26, 2020

  Dear Center Day Camp Families,   With great disappointment, we write to share that Center Day Camp will not…

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Center Day Camp Status Update

May 21, 2020

Hello Camp Families, Yesterday afternoon, the Maine COVID-19 Prevention Checklist for summer day camps was released. We’re currently working through…

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May Update Regarding COVID-19 & Reopening

May 18, 2020

Dear JCA Family, Over the past 9 weeks, we have learned so much about our community and about its resiliency…

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How the CARES Act Affects IRA Distributions

May 18, 2020

This is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal, tax or financial advice. When considering gift…

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KJFS Diaper Distribution Effort Featured on WCSH6

May 11, 2020

Last Thursday, the JCA’s Michael Klahr Jewish Family Services welcomed the arrival of a Tractor Trailer Truck containing a donation…

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Tribute Gifts

May 5, 2020

  Have you ever heard of a Tribute Gift? It’s a traditional Jewish way to mark important dates or milestones…

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To enhance and promote Jewish life and continuity locally, in Israel and  throughout the world, and to generate the financial resources to develop, provide and support diverse programs, education and services in order to accomplish these goals.


As a combined Jewish Federation, Jewish Community Center and Jewish Family Services program, we are here to be a resource to the entire southern Maine community.


Thanks to the dedication of our staff and the unwavering support of our network, the JCA impacts Southern Maine in many ways.


Here are a few highlights from September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019 that illustrate just some of the ways we enhance life in our community. View our Annual Report to learn more.