Current & Upcoming

HANUKKAH FILM FESTIVAL

Nov 28, 2021—Dec 05, 2021

Streaming Online

Cost $36 with promo code: MAINE

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Presented by Menemsha Films in partnership with MJFF and the JCA  November 28th – December 5th, 2021 1 TICKET | 8 NIGHTS | 11 FILMS Celebrate the Hanukkah season with eight nights of exclusive, award-winning new films, available to view from the comfort of home via your TV, computer or mobile devices.  Tickets: $36 with promo code “MAINE”  Your ticket purchase provides limited-time access to this…

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Dualities: Female Power & Powerlessness in the Bible and Talmud with Ellie Miller

Nov 30, 2021 10:00AM—11:30AM



Dualities: Female Power & Powerlessness in the Bible and Talmud An 8-session online adult education course with Ellie Miller Tuesdays, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Dec. 7, 14, 21 10:00 – 11:30 AM Advanced registration required by Friday, Oct. 29 to receive the Zoom link for the class. Suggested tuition: $120. Finances should not…

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JFEST ONLINE: HANUKKAH: THE FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS  

Dec 01, 2021 6:00PM

Online via the Virtual J

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Wednesday, December 1st | 6:00 PM ET   A JFest event presented by the JCCA on the Virtual J platform   Presented by the JCC Association and JArts Boston  Join JCC Association with our partners at JArts and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston as we come together to celebrate Hanukkah. Eight female international Jewish artists, including singer Tair Haim of A-Wa, Italian chef Sylvia Nacamulli, and dancer Rachel Linsky,…

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Temple Beth El’s Annual Chanukah Party

Dec 01, 2021 5:00PM—7:00PM

Temple Beth El's Susan T. Goldberg Courtyard

Cost Free

It’s a Chanukah party for everyone! Bundle up and join TBE under the lights of the Susan T. Goldberg courtyard for donuts, hot drinks, live music by Sonja and Friends, and a BenReuben’s Knishery pop-up shop! Community menorah lighting will be at 5:30pm. No RSVP required. Free admission, knishes for purchase (cash preferred). See you…

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JFEST ONLINE: HANUKKAH CONCERT WITH MISTER G & FRIENDS 

Dec 06, 2021 5:30PM

Online via the Virtual J

Cost FREE

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Monday, December 6th | 5:30 PM ET  A JFest event presented by the JCCA on the Virtual J platform   Join Latin Grammy Award-winning musician Mister G and his international band of Jewish music-makers from Israel, Mexico, and Argentina for a special family engagement Hanukkah concert, filled with ruach (spirit).  

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Dualities: Female Power & Powerlessness in the Bible and Talmud with Ellie Miller

Dec 07, 2021 10:00AM—11:30AM



Dualities: Female Power & Powerlessness in the Bible and Talmud An 8-session online adult education course with Ellie Miller Tuesdays, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Dec. 7, 14, 21 10:00 – 11:30 AM Advanced registration required by Friday, Oct. 29 to receive the Zoom link for the class. Suggested tuition: $120. Finances should not…

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Shlichei Tzibur Training – Worship Service Leaders

Dec 14, 2021 7:00PM—8:30PM

SHLICHEI TZIBUR TRAINING PROGRAM  Empowering Worship Service Leaders  With Cantor Sheila Nesis  Made possible by the Center for Small Town Jewish Life, the Messerschmidt Memorial Fund at the Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine, and the Covenant Foundation  Monthly classes on Tuesday evenings, 7:00 – 8:30 PM  Starting Tuesday, May 25    This yearlong experience is designed to empower individuals…

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Dualities: Female Power & Powerlessness in the Bible and Talmud with Ellie Miller

Dec 14, 2021 10:00AM—11:30AM



Dualities: Female Power & Powerlessness in the Bible and Talmud An 8-session online adult education course with Ellie Miller Tuesdays, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Dec. 7, 14, 21 10:00 – 11:30 AM Advanced registration required by Friday, Oct. 29 to receive the Zoom link for the class. Suggested tuition: $120. Finances should not…

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Beyond the Pew Report: UNDERSTANDING SMALL TOWN JEWISH LIFE IN AMERICA With Rabbi David Freidenreich

Dec 16, 2021 6:30PM

A virtual event presented by Congregation Etz Chaim, Biddeford 

A virtual event presented by Congregation Etz Chaim, Biddeford  Thursday, December 16th | 6:30 PM  Over a million American Jews – one out of every eight – live in counties with fewer than 10,000 Jews. In some respects, Jews who live outside of major metropolitan areas reflect broader trends captured in national studies like the 2020 Pew…

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UNDER JERUSALEM: The Buried History of the World’s Most Contested City

Dec 16, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

Cost 0.0

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UNDER JERUSALEM: The Buried History of the World’s Most Contested City A virtual book talk with author and journalist Andrew Lawler Thursday, Dec. 16th | 7:00 PM ET Presented by the JCA and Longfellow Books Advanced registration required by Thursday 12/16 at 12 pm to receive the Zoom link. Zoom link will be sent to…

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Past | Archive

BUTCHERIE KOSHER MEAT & FOOD – GROUP DELIVERY TO PORTLAND 

Nov 23, 2021 4:00PM

JCA - 1342 Congress St, Portland – on the Westgate parking lot side of the building 

PJ LIBRARY CHANUKAH PARTY – CANCELLED

Nov 21, 2021 3:00PM—4:00PM

CANCELLED

VOICES OF MAINE’S LOST SYNAGOGUES

Nov 17, 2021 7:00PM

Streaming online