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An Evening with Marcia Falk

Reading and Book Launch

Berkeley-based poet and translator Marcia Falk shares her new English and Hebrew prayers and reflections for Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and the days between.

High Holiday Services 5775/2014

Two Community Services at our Berkeley Branch

Two different services are offered each year at the JCC East Bay. Read more details on times, family services, and more. L'Shanah Tovah!

JCC Afterschool-Oakland

Offers Special Enrichment Activities

The program offers excellent enrichment activities including martial arts, jewelry making, cooking and piano. JCC provides transportation too!

Welcome to the JCC of the East Bay

The Jewish Community Center of the East Bay has provided a Jewish gateway and home to a large community since 1978. People of all ages, faiths and backgrounds are invited to join us as we build community, meet new friends, and celebrate together. Our outstanding programming includes evening arts & culture events, as well as musical performances and holiday celebrations.  The JCC is home to a year-round preschool, afterschool, summer and vacation camps, senior lunches, clubs and activities, and fitness classes.

Upcoming Events

September 21, 2014

Yoga for Renewal, Rooted in Jewish Mystical Teachings with Julie Emden of Jewish LearningWorks

September 21, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$18 General Register Here Experience a gentle, grounded Iyengar-based yoga and movement practice infused with themes of renewal for Rosh Hashanah. Co-sponsored by 4th Street Yoga, Chochmat HaLev, Congregation Netivot Shalom, JCC East

September 22, 2014

Rosh Hashanah Lunch and Celebration

September 22, 2014 12:00 pm
A Special Older Adult Kosher Lunch! $15 General | $10 Member, Berkeley Branch Welcome a sweet New Year with a very special holiday lunch. Our very own Ron Feldman will lead lunch services and explain the history behind our favorite Rosh

September 24, 2014

Berkeley Community High Holiday Services 5775

September 24, 2014
View Flyer Erev Rosh Hashanah, Wednesday, September 24th, 7:00pm Rosh Hashanah, Thursday, September 25th, 10:00am Kol Nidre, Friday, October 3rd, 7:00pm Yom Kippur, Saturday October 4th, 10:00am Located in the theater

Jewish Gateways High Holiday Services 2014

September 24, 2014
Erev Rosh Hashanah/Eve of the New Year: Wednesday, September 24, 7:00 pm Rosh Hashanah/New Year (Morning): Thursday, September 25 -Family Service, for children under 11 & their loved ones: 9:30am–10:00 am

September 25, 2014

Berkeley Community High Holiday Services 5775

September 25, 2014
View Flyer Erev Rosh Hashanah, Wednesday, September 24th, 7:00pm Rosh Hashanah, Thursday, September 25th, 10:00am Kol Nidre, Friday, October 3rd, 7:00pm Yom Kippur, Saturday October 4th, 10:00am Located in the theater

Jewish Gateways High Holiday Services 2014

September 25, 2014
Erev Rosh Hashanah/Eve of the New Year: Wednesday, September 24, 7:00 pm Rosh Hashanah/New Year (Morning): Thursday, September 25 -Family Service, for children under 11 & their loved ones: 9:30am–10:00 am

October 3, 2014

Berkeley Community High Holiday Services 5775

October 3, 2014 12:00 am
View Flyer Erev Rosh Hashanah, Wednesday, September 24th, 7:00pm Rosh Hashanah, Thursday, September 25th, 10:00am Kol Nidre, Friday, October 3rd, 7:00pm Yom Kippur, Saturday October 4th, 10:00am Located in the theater

Jewish Gateways High Holiday Services 2014

October 3, 2014 12:00 am
Erev Rosh Hashanah/Eve of the New Year: Wednesday, September 24, 7:00 pm Rosh Hashanah/New Year (Morning): Thursday, September 25 -Family Service, for children under 11 & their loved ones: 9:30am–10:00 am

October 4, 2014

Berkeley Community High Holiday Services 5775

October 4, 2014 12:00 am
View Flyer Erev Rosh Hashanah, Wednesday, September 24th, 7:00pm Rosh Hashanah, Thursday, September 25th, 10:00am Kol Nidre, Friday, October 3rd, 7:00pm Yom Kippur, Saturday October 4th, 10:00am Located in the theater

Jewish Gateways High Holiday Services 2014

October 4, 2014 12:00 am
Erev Rosh Hashanah/Eve of the New Year: Wednesday, September 24, 7:00 pm Rosh Hashanah/New Year (Morning): Thursday, September 25 -Family Service, for children under 11 & their loved ones: 9:30am–10:00 am

October 19, 2014

East Bay Tikkun Olam Chessed Day

October 19, 2014 9:00 am
Click Here to sign up by October 6th Opening Rally at Temple Sinai at 9 AM with pastries provided by Semifreddi's Bakery. What better way to focus your thoughts during this time of spiritual reflection than join with other members of
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