NextDor is a JCA program for young adults that offers opportunities for peer-led social, cultural, and educational engagement guided by Jewish values. 'Dor' is the Hebrew word for generation. NextDor programming is developed with the aim of helping to connect and engage community members in their 20s and 30s in settings that are accessible, inclusive, and uniting. NextDor programs are open and welcoming to Jews and non-Jews alike.


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Shabbat Potluck

Friday, October 12, 6:30 - 8:30 PM

RSVP here:

Address will be emailed to those who RSVP.

Free! Please bring a kosher-style vegetarian dish to share.

Total Immersion book cover

October Book Club

Sunday, October 28, 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Arabica Coffee
2 Free St. Portland, ME 04101

Join NextDor for the October book club where we will discuss Total Immersion: Stories by Allegra Goodman.

We will meet at the Free Street location of Arabica Coffee at 2:00 PM on October 28.

Free. All are welcome.


Bob Ross Paint NIght

Thursday, November 1, 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Jewish Community Alliance
1342 Congress St. Portland, ME 04102

Join NextDor friends for a relaxing evening of painting along to a classic Bob Ross video. Remember, there are no mistakes, just happy accidents.

$20 covers all supplies and you will take home a finished painting.

Bring a snack to share.