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!  



Community Crafting Club

Mar 23, 2023 9:30AM—12:00PM

JCA Library 1342 Congress St Portland ME 04102

JCA Community Shabbat Dinner

Mar 24, 2023 5:30PM—7:30PM

JCA - 1342 Congress St., Portland

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

Mar 29, 2023 7:00PM

Bowdoin College - Main Lounge - Moulton Union, Brunswick


Southern Maine High Holiday Services Guide 2022/5783

September 23, 2022 |

Do I need to sign up? Can I attend services in-person this year?  Most High Holiday services in Southern Maine are happening inside synagogues again, though there are virtual and outdoor options, so…

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…


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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.