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!  



Beginner’s Plus Adult Pickleball – CLASS FULL

Feb 07, 2023 11:00AM—12:00PM

JCA Building 1342 Congress St Portland, ME 04102

Why Do Jewish? A Manifesto for 21st Century Jewish Peoplehood with author Zack Bodner

Feb 09, 2023 7:00PM—8:00PM

Shabbat Suppers from Chef Rebecca Schilling – SOLD OUT FOR FEB 10th

Feb 10, 2023

Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine 1342 Congress Street Portland, ME 04102



July 6, 2022 |

The JCA requires proof of COVID vaccination for ages 5 years and up for participation in all JCA programs and activities.* Starting Sept. 12th, 2022, the JCA will require proof of COVID vaccination…

#MyJCA Community Art Project

June 29, 2022 |

Calling artists of all ages! This September, the JCA will celebrate 5 years on Congress Street, and we invite you to reflect on this milestone by joining in a community-wide art project! We…

Community message regarding Uvalde tragedy and security/safety at the JCA

May 27, 2022 |

Dear JCA Community,   Each of us has been rocked by the news of the terrible murders of 19 schoolchildren and their teachers in Uvalde, Texas this week. And like many of you,…

Southern Maine Seders and Passover Programs 2022

April 7, 2022 |

Happy Pesach everyone! Time to clean house, stock up on matzah, rid yourself of pesky chametz, and rehearse your Da-Dayenu‘s. As we prepare for Passover, here are 13 great Passover Events to help…


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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.