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


Southern Maine Purim Parties 2022

March 10, 2022 |

With many Purim Parties happening in-person again this year, we hope you are excited to get dressed up, grogg your groggers, and nosh some Hamantaschen! Here are 10 great ways to safely celebrate…

Crisis in Ukraine – You can make a difference

February 28, 2022 |

The strength of our community has been tested over the past several years, but we continue to be resolute in our commitment to building a better, safer, more just world. Since the invasion…

Moving Forward After Colleyville

January 20, 2022 |

Once again, our community is reeling from an attack on a synagogue, the latest in a series of antisemitic attacks and incidents that have continued to proliferate over the past several years. Like…

The HIAS resettlement program in Maine has begun!

January 7, 2022 |

We were so pleased to welcome the JCA’s first Afghan refugee family through HIAS late last night, just before the snow. We are grateful that they are safe and warm here in Maine, and that…


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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.