For the last seven years, the JCA’s Michael Klahr Jewish Family Services (KJFS) has worked with local families to make sure children who visit our pantry receive support for weather-appropriate clothing as we head into a cold Maine winter.  This program has grown from serving a small group of 25 children, to reaching over 200…

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Inbox too full? Got lost in the shuffle? Click the link below to read this week’s JCA Community Newsletter including our Jewish Book Council event A Unique Portrait: Jeffrey Rosen and Dahlia Lithwick on Ruth Bader Ginsberg, our BOOK FESTIVAL IN YOUR LIVING ROOM – LIVE! series in partnership with Atlanta’s JCC, and many more…

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Inbox too full? Got lost in the shuffle? Click the link below to access this week’s JCA Community Newsletter including A Unique Portrait: Jeffrey Rosen and Dahlia Lithwick on Ruth Bader Ginsberg, BOOK FESTIVAL IN YOUR LIVING ROOM – LIVE!, and more JCA, Community, and Worldwide events. https://conta.cc/2FTzFTk

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  As we begin a New Year, the JCA is proud to share our recent annual publications, the 5781 Yearbook and our 2019-2020 Annual Report. One looking forward and one looking back, the Yearbook is designed to serve as both a community resource and a quick guide to all things JCA, while our Annual Report…

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An important message from the JCA and its Community Relations Council: The Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine stands proudly with the State of Israel in its long-awaited peace agreements with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain. We celebrate these wonderful and historic accords as a hopeful start to creating and maintaining a positive and…

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Where to sign up? Do I need Zoom? (The answer is yes). High Holiday services in Southern Maine are mostly happening online or outdoors this year, so a little advanced planning is needed. To make things a bit easier, we’ve compiled a list* of where you can go to sign up for services and to…

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In advance of our Annual Meeting on September 10th, the JCA is pleased to announce the proposed slate of Board Members for 2020-2021!  Please join us on the 10th as we celebrate community award winners, review the past year, and discuss exciting new initiatives! The proposed board is as follows: Executive Committee Rachael Alfond, President…

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Please join the J on Thursday, September 10th at 5:30PM for the JCA Annual Meeting, where we’ll celebrate community award winners, review the past year, and discuss exciting new initiatives! This year we’ll meet online via Zoom. The meeting is open to all, but registration is required. Once you register, you will be emailed a…

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Community Awards are an important way for the JCA to elevate and share the incredible work being done throughout Southern Maine. We will celebrate all of our 2020 awardees at the Annual Meeting on September 10th, 2020 at 5:30pm. This year, since everything is different, we are excited to announce our Karen M. Lerman Volunteer award winner…

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