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Our programs include public lectures by leading scholars and thinkers, contemporary and classic films, book talks by renowned authors, and adult education classes with skilled educators.


Together with our community partners, we aim to nurture mind, body and spirit through a range of programming for all backgrounds, ages and interests.


JCA programs explore the vibrant intersection of diverse cultures and ideas that make up our community, through the lens of Jewish values and shared universal principles.

Upcoming JCA Events

Bad Jews: A History of American Jewish Politics and Identities with author Emily Tamkin

Dec 08, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM

Online via Zoom

World Cup Final Watch Party

Dec 18, 2022 10:00AM—1:00PM

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

12/25 Chinese Food & Films

Dec 25, 2022 12:00PM—4:00PM

Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine - 1342 Congress St. Portland, ME 04102

JCA Community Shabbat Dinner

Jan 06, 2023

JCA - 1342 Congress St., Portland

From Jerusalem to Delhi, through Persia – A virtual author talk with Susan Adelman 

Jan 12, 2023 7:00PM—8:00PM