The Jewish Community Alliance is open to the public. We look forward to seeing you back in our building and online. Per our COVID policy, proof of vaccination and masks are required at our indoor in-person programs.  Over the next few months, 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!  

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FEATURED EVENTS

2022 BERNSTEIN SCHOLAR-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM – WITH RABBI NEAL GOLD 

May 20, 2022—May 22, 2022

Congregation Bet Ha’am, 81 Westbrook Street, South Portland 

THE GENESIS OF CREATION: New Art and Commentary on the Days of the Creation – With Chuck Lisner

May 26, 2022 7:00PM

Presented online via ZOOM by Congregation Etz Chaim, Biddeford 

Beginner Mah Jongg class with Judi Slotsky

May 26, 2022 9:30AM—11:30AM

JCA 1342 Congress St. Portland, ME

NEWS & UPDATES

KJFS LAUNCHES 2ND ANNUAL JOE BORNSTEIN WINTER WARMTH DRIVE

November 8, 2021 |

Michael Klahr Jewish Family Services aims to honor Joe Bornstein’s legacy by providing winter boots to over 750 area students in need this winter For Immediate Release November 8, 2021 – Portland, ME…

JCA COVID POLICY UPDATE 11.1.21

November 2, 2021 |

PROOF OF COVID VACCINATION & MASKING REQUIREMENT Our commitment to community, and to the safety and well-being of our members, visitors and staff, frames everything we do. We are inspired by the Jewish…

JCA Approved as HIAS Refugee Resettlement Partner

October 22, 2021 |

Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine Approved as HIAS Refugee Resettlement Partner For Immediate Release October 22, 2021 – Portland, ME Last week, HIAS announced that the Department of State has approved seven…

JCA by the Numbers – September 2020 – August 2021

October 13, 2021 |

700,000+ diapers distributed through Michael Klahr Jewish Family Services, $117,000 allocated to local and overseas organizations, 5,256 PJ Library books sent to kids free of charge, 486 pairs of winter boots delivered to…

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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.