Current & Upcoming

SHARED LEGACIES – The African-American Jewish Civil Rights Alliance

Feb 04, 2022 12:00PM—Feb 06, 2022 11:30PM

Cost Free

A free documentary film streaming presented in partnership with the Maine Jewish Film Festival – In honor of Black History Month Friday, Feb. 4th | 12PM, Noon – Sunday, Feb. 6th | 12AM, Midnight Through interviews and archival footage, Shared Legacies tells the often forgotten story of the coalition and friendship between the Jewish and…

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MJFF Zoom Discussion with Filmmaker Yair Lev

Apr 06, 2021 2:00PM—3:00PM

Cost Free

MJFF Special Weekend Edition Free Yom Hashoah Film Streaming & Discussion (in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day)   April 4 – 7 You Only Die Twice When Israeli director Yair Lev’s mother inherits a house from a distant relative, she discovers that her father died ‘twice’ – as Ernst Bechinsky in Palestine and Ernst Bechinsky…

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MJFF Special Weekend Edition for Yom Hashoah – Films & Discussion

Apr 04, 2021—Apr 07, 2021

Cost Free

MJFF Special Weekend Edition YOM HASHOAH FILMS, DISCUSSION & OBSERVANCE – Holocaust Remembrance Day Presented by the Maine Jewish Film Festival and the JCA   Free film streaming Sunday, April 4th at 9 am – Weds., April 7th at midnight   Euphoria of Being When choreographer Reka Szabo reads a memoir by dancer Eva Fahidi,…

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Past | Archive

The Great Big Maine Challah Bake

Nov 20, 2022 2:00PM—5:00PM

JCA - 1342 Congress St., Portland

Shalom Baby Gathering

Nov 20, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

In person at the JCA – 1342 Congress St., Portland

Shabbat Bachutz with Lorin Troderman

Nov 19, 2022 10:00AM—12:00PM

Cape Elizabeth - location and meeting spot emailed to registered participants

Shabbat Dinner at Temple Beth El – CANCELLED

Nov 18, 2022 5:30PM—8:00PM

Temple Beth El (400 Deering Avenue, Portland)

More Events

SOUNDING TRAUMA, MEDIATING MEMORY: Holocaust Economy and the Politics of Sound – With Prof. Kathryn Huether  

Nov 30, 2022 7:00PM—8:30PM

Bowdoin College - Main Lounge - Moulton Union, Brunswick 

Bad Jews: A History of American Jewish Politics and Identities with author Emily Tamkin

Dec 08, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM

Online via Zoom

Movies and Chinese Food

Dec 25, 2022 12:00PM—5:00PM

Cohen Hall at the JCA, 1342 Congress Street, Portland, ME

JCA Community Shabbat Dinner

Jan 06, 2023

JCA - 1342 Congress St., Portland