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!  



Spirits & Spirits

Jul 07, 2022 5:30PM—7:00PM

Maine Craft Distilling (123 Washington Avenue, Portland)

Art Night at the J

Jul 20, 2022 3:00PM—7:00PM

JCA - 1342 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102

Beginner Mah Jongg class with Judi Slotsky

Aug 04, 2022 9:30AM—11:30AM

JCA 1342 Congress St. Portland, ME



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…

National Diaper Need Awareness Week – Diaper Drive 9/27 – 10/3

September 22, 2021 |

Michael Klahr Jewish Family Services is proud to recognize National Diaper Awareness Week from 9/27/21 – 10/3/21. As part of our commitment to raising awareness, we are hosting a diaper donation drive at…


JCA Logo Row

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.