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The Jewish Community Alliance facility is currently closed to the public, but the J is operating remotely, and will continue to offer programs, activities and information to meet your needs and keep you engaged and connected. Please visit us on social media, check back here often, and sign up for our email list to stay up to date!  


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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.


Let’s talk about how Michael Klahr Jewish Family Services is addressing Diaper Need in Maine

July 21, 2020 |

What is diaper need? Diaper need is a serious issue, not only throughout the US, but right here in Maine. Approximately 1 in 3 families nationwide report experiencing diaper need, yet existing safety-net…

Upcoming JCA and Community Events

July 2, 2020 |

Check out this week’s Community Newsletter, including info on Center Day Camp‘s new ‘Family Camp’ initiative, virtual & in-person fitness classes, The Center for Small Town Jewish Life’s Funtensive 2020 Online Kids Programming, and much…

June 24th Community Newsletter

June 25, 2020 |

“Not a return to business as usual, but an entirely new way of making our spaces and programs accessible.” Check out this week’s Community Newsletter, including info on Center Day Camp‘s new ‘Family Camp’…

Center Day Family Camp – Registration is Open!

June 18, 2020 |

We are so excited to announce that Center Day Family Camp Registration is now open! We’ll be offering three sessions per day, beginning Monday, June 22nd. Your family (up to 10 people) can…