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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.


KJFS – Volunteer Appreciation Week

April 22, 2020 |

This week, April 19 – 25, is National Volunteer Week. Since we can’t thank our volunteers in person while we are sheltering in place, we wanted to thank them virtually and to recognize…

Happy Passover from the JCA!

April 8, 2020 |

From all of us at the JCA, we wish you a Happy Passover/Chag Pesach Sameach! For more Passover resources and ideas please visit

JCA and Goldman Family Preschool Closure Updates

March 15, 2020 |

May 18, 2020 UPDATE: Dear JCA Family, Over the past 9 weeks, we have learned so much about our community and about its resiliency and capacity for change. As difficult as the last…

COVID-19 Preparedness and Precautions

March 11, 2020 |

As we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 (the novel Coronavirus) in other parts of the country and across the globe, safety and health remain our top priorities at the J. Two…