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Celebrate Hanukkah
With Us!

Sunday, December 14th, 3:00-6:00pm

Join us for a community celebration for the whole family!

School's Out! &
Winter Break Camp

Where Kids Have Fun!

We offer all-day programming with fun activities and theme days and field trips
to exciting destinations like museums and parks!

Buy a Chinook Book Through the JCC!

The JCC receives 50% of the proceeds from each sale.

Great deals at local stores, restaurants, theaters and other attractions! Stop by the Berkeley or Oakland branch to purchase. Or call 510-848-0237 to buy the Mobile App

Invest in a Place for
All Generations

Join us as a JCC Mensch

Your 2014 year-end gift of $100 or more will be matched, dollar for dollar,
by our Board of Directors.

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

November 26, 2014

Body Pump

November 26, 2014 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

Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement (Intermediate)

November 26, 2014 10:30 am - 11:30 am
$35 per Semester Students lie on thick mats and are led through a series of slow, gentle movements designed to explore and improve movement patterns. Students learn to move with greater ease, comfort and efficiency. Both classes are open

Yoga and Movement for Parkinson's Disease

November 26, 2014 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Focus on stetching, strengthening and balance. Particularly addressing muscles and postures affected by the progression of Parkinson's disease. Instructor: Carol Fisher, RYT. For more information or to enroll, please contact Carol at

Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement (Beginner)

November 26, 2014 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
$35 per Semester Students lie on thick mats and are led through a series of slow, gentle movements designed to explore and improve movement patterns. Students learn to move with greater ease, comfort and efficiency. Both classes are open

Moving Qi

November 26, 2014 11:45 am - 1:45 pm
$35 per Semester Learn to promote relaxation and increase circulation through acupressure and movement. Create well-being and vitality at both the physical and emotional levels. Led by instructor Kathleen Davis. Co-sponsored by Berkeley

Beginning Modern Hebrew

November 26, 2014 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$150 General | $135 Member (8 sessions; no class 10/8, 10/15, 11/26) Register Here This class is for students without prior Hebrew knowledge who want to learn the alphabet and basic vocabulary. In this course, we will focus on the four

Continuing Yiddish

November 26, 2014 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
$120 General | $90 Member if registered by September 15 (8 sessions; no class 10/8, 10/15, 11/26) Register Here This is a continuation from last year’s Beginning Yiddish class, with an introduction to Yiddish language, literature,

New to DVD

November 26, 2014 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Free, Donations welcome 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.

Intermediate Hebrew

November 26, 2014 7:45 pm - 8:45 pm
$150 General | $135 Member (8 sessions; no class 10/8, 10/15, 11/26) Register Here This course is for students who have already learned the Hebrew alphabet and basic vocabulary. We will focus on the four major second-language

November 27, 2014

Parkinson's Disease and the Art of Moving

November 27, 2014 12:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mondays & Tuesdays - Berkeley Branch Thursdays - Berkeley Branch Cost: $120/month Practice balance, coordination, stretching, loosening joints, breathing, walking, turning, and recovering from a fall. Try vocal exercises and speech
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