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Join us as a JCC Mensch

Your gift of $100 or more will be matched, dollar for dollar, up to $15,000. Help the JCC reach our goal of $30,000 in total contributions before June 30, 2015.

Fiddler on the Roof

Sunday, July 12th

Join a group from the JCC East Bay for Fiddler on the Roof at the Berkeley Playhouse on Sunday, July 12 at 5 PM. JCC members and friends are eligible for discounted tickets. We hope you will join us and bring your family!

JCC Camp Tzofim Registration Online!

JCC Camp Tzofim is an inclusive summer day camp, serving children ages 5-15, from Kindergartner's experiencing camp for the first time to teens going on overnight adventures.

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

July 6, 2015

JCC Camp Tzofim!

July 6 - August 14, 2015 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Summer Day Camp in Oakland (Grades K-9) Four sessions from June 22-Aug. 14 JCC Camp Tzofim is non-stop fun from the minute camp begins each morning! Each week, campers will sing, make arts and crafts, run around and build friendships, all

Body Pump

July 6, 2015 9:15 am - 10:15 am
Cost: $10 JCC Members │$12 General BodyPump is the original 60-minute strengthening class set to inspiring music, effective and adaptable for all ages and fitness levels. BodyPump gives a cardio boost and challenges all your major

Parkinson's Disease and the Art of Moving

July 6, 2015 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Mondays & Tuesdays - Berkeley Branch Thursdays - Oakland Branch Cost: $120/month Practice balance, coordination, stretching, loosening joints, breathing, walking, turning, and recovering from a fall. Try vocal exercises and speech

Critical Viewings

July 6, 2015 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$35 per Semester Watch and examine one or two short films, documentaries, TV episodes, commercials, etc. each week and discuss, becoming intellectually engaged and articulate viewers. With facilitator George Porter. Co-sponsored by

Bubbeh Myses: A History of The Yiddish Language

July 6, 2015 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$50 general admission / $40 JCC members Register Online Born in the 11th century, Yiddish has been the living tongue of the Ashkenazi Jewish world ever since. For some it is a language their parents or grandparents spoke when they

Nigunim Jewish Folk Chorus

July 6, 2015 7:30 pm
Nigunim Community Chorus sings and performs traditional and contemporary songs in Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino and English, arranged for two, three or four parts. Our goals are to preserve traditional Jewish folk music and learn contemporary

July 7, 2015

JCC Camp Tzofim!

July 6 - August 14, 2015 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Summer Day Camp in Oakland (Grades K-9) Four sessions from June 22-Aug. 14 JCC Camp Tzofim is non-stop fun from the minute camp begins each morning! Each week, campers will sing, make arts and crafts, run around and build friendships, all

Parkinson's Disease and the Art of Moving

July 7, 2015 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Mondays & Tuesdays - Berkeley Branch Thursdays - Oakland Branch Cost: $120/month Practice balance, coordination, stretching, loosening joints, breathing, walking, turning, and recovering from a fall. Try vocal exercises and speech

July 8, 2015

Body Pump

July 8, 2015 9:15 am - 10:15 am
Cost: $10 JCC Members │$12 General BodyPump is the original 60-minute strengthening class set to inspiring music, effective and adaptable for all ages and fitness levels. BodyPump gives a cardio boost and challenges all your major

New to DVD

July 8, 2015 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Did you miss a movie while it was playing in the theater or would you love a chance to view it again with a friendly group? Post-film discussion facilitated by George Porter. Co-sponsored by Berkeley Adult School. Visit
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