The Jewish Community Alliance is open to the public. We look forward to seeing you back in our building and online. Per our COVID policy, proof of vaccination and masks are required at our indoor in-person programs.  Over the next few months, we will continue to offer both in-person and virtual activities to meet your needs and keep you engaged and connected. Please follow us on social media, check back here often, and sign up for our emails to stay up to date!  

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FEATURED EVENTS

2022 BERNSTEIN SCHOLAR-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM – WITH RABBI NEAL GOLD 

May 20, 2022—May 22, 2022

Congregation Bet Ha’am, 81 Westbrook Street, South Portland 

THE GENESIS OF CREATION: New Art and Commentary on the Days of the Creation – With Chuck Lisner

May 26, 2022 7:00PM

Presented online via ZOOM by Congregation Etz Chaim, Biddeford 

Beginner Mah Jongg class with Judi Slotsky

May 26, 2022 9:30AM—11:30AM

JCA 1342 Congress St. Portland, ME

NEWS & UPDATES

Southern Maine Seders and Passover Programs 2022

April 7, 2022 |

Happy Pesach everyone! Time to clean house, stock up on matzah, rid yourself of pesky chametz, and rehearse your Da-Dayenu‘s. As we prepare for Passover, here are 13 great Passover Events to help…

Southern Maine Purim Parties 2022

March 10, 2022 |

With many Purim Parties happening in-person again this year, we hope you are excited to get dressed up, grogg your groggers, and nosh some Hamantaschen! Here are 10 great ways to safely celebrate…

Crisis in Ukraine – You can make a difference

February 28, 2022 |

The strength of our community has been tested over the past several years, but we continue to be resolute in our commitment to building a better, safer, more just world. Since the invasion…

Moving Forward After Colleyville

January 20, 2022 |

Once again, our community is reeling from an attack on a synagogue, the latest in a series of antisemitic attacks and incidents that have continued to proliferate over the past several years. Like…

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As a combined Jewish Federation, Jewish Community Center and Jewish Family Services program, the JCA is here to be a resource for the entire Southern Maine community.

Thanks to the dedication of our staff and the unwavering support of our network, the JCA impacts our community in many ways. Working with an array of organizations and local congregations, we function as the hub of Jewish programming in Southern Maine.