PJ Library & Family Friendly Events

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Connection, Community & Engagement

JFamily is a JCA program bringing families and children together around Jewish values, holidays and culture. We offer a warm welcome for families looking to connect. Our programs provide opportunities to socialize, explore, celebrate and create community.


Gittels Journey

Welcoming Elijah – A Passover Tale with a Tail & Gittel’s Journey – An Ellis Island Story – A special family program with author Leslea Newman

Sunday, March 7th at 4:00 PM EST 
Advanced registration required by Friday 3/5 at 12 noon

Free. Suggested donations of $10/household gratefully accepted. 

Join celebrated author Leslea Newman for a reading and discussion of her two recent books: Welcoming Elijah: A Passover Tale with a Tail and Gittel’s Journey – An Ellis Island Story. 

The Zoom link will be emailed to registered participants on Friday afternoon 3/7. 

  • Programs are subject to change. See our website and announcements for the latest information.
  • All programs are held at the JCA, unless otherwise noted.
  • JCA closures will be announced via WCSH, WGME, WMTW, and on www.mainejewish.org and the JCA’s voicemail at (207) 772-1959.