JCA Closure and Timeline Update

April 24, 2020

When the JCA closed our doors, we knew that the process of reopening would be complex. Following city and state…

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KJFS – Volunteer Appreciation Week

April 22, 2020

This week, April 19 – 25, is National Volunteer Week. Since we can’t thank our volunteers in person while we…

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Happy Passover from the JCA!

April 8, 2020

From all of us at the JCA, we wish you a Happy Passover/Chag Pesach Sameach! For more Passover resources and…

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JCA and Goldman Family Preschool Closure Updates

March 15, 2020

May 18, 2020 UPDATE: Dear JCA Family, Over the past 9 weeks, we have learned so much about our community…

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COVID-19 Preparedness and Precautions

March 11, 2020

As we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 (the novel Coronavirus) in other parts of the country and across…

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Greater Portland Purim Parties 2020

February 25, 2020

Chag Purim Sameach! Time to make masks, dress up, grog your groggers and eat delicious Hamentaschen 🙂 But where? When?…

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To enhance and promote Jewish life and continuity locally, in Israel and  throughout the world, and to generate the financial resources to develop, provide and support diverse programs, education and services in order to accomplish these goals.


As a combined Jewish Federation, Jewish Community Center and Jewish Family Services program, we are here to be a resource to the entire southern Maine community.


Thanks to the dedication of our staff and the unwavering support of our network, the JCA impacts Southern Maine in many ways.


Here are a few highlights from September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019 that illustrate just some of the ways we enhance life in our community. View our Annual Report to learn more.