The Jewish Community Alliance is open to the public. Per our COVID policy, proof of vaccination is required at our indoor in-person programs. Masks are optional.  We will continue to offer both in-person and virtual activities to meet your needs and keep you engaged and connected. Please follow us on social media, check back here often, and sign up for our emails to stay up to date!  



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

Dec 08, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM

Online via Zoom

World Cup Final Watch Party

Dec 18, 2022 10:00AM—1:00PM

Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine - 1342 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102

12/25 Chinese Food & Films

Dec 25, 2022 12:00PM—4:00PM

Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine - 1342 Congress St. Portland, ME 04102


Our New Volunteer Platform is LIVE!

September 15, 2022 |

The JCA is thrilled to announce our new Volunteer platform through BetterImpact! This exciting new system enables current and prospective volunteers to easily complete an application, discover diverse opportunities, track and manage their…

JCA Proposed Slate of Board Members for 2022-2023

September 8, 2022 |

In advance of our Annual Meeting on September 22nd, the JCA is pleased to announce the proposed slate of Board Members for 2022-2023! Join us on Thursday, September 22 at 5:15 PM, where we’ll…

The JCA will be closed from August 22-26th for a Staff “Shabbatical”

August 17, 2022 |

In our tradition, the rest and refreshment that follows creation and generativity is not something added on only when time permits; through Shabbat, we set time aside weekly, remembering that even God, the…

New Hires at the JCA!

August 17, 2022 |

We are so excited to share the news of two fantastic new hires at the Jewish Community Alliance!   Sam Cohen will be our new Operations Director. Sam has been at the JCA…


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As a combined Jewish Federation, Jewish Community Center and Jewish Family Services program, the JCA is here to be a resource for the entire Southern Maine community.

Thanks to the dedication of our staff and the unwavering support of our network, the JCA impacts our community in many ways. Working with an array of organizations and local congregations, we function as the hub of Jewish programming in Southern Maine.