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JCC Camp Tzofim and Specialty Camps

Limited space still available for Summer 2016!

With summer right around the corner, don't get stuck without camp plans. We've got you covered with options for elementary, middle, and even high school students!

Flavors of Oakland: A Cookbook in 20 Stories

Presented with Guest Curator: Alix Wall - Thursday, June 30: 7:30 pm

Celebrate the debut cookbook of Sontag and Ku & taste the dishes from 2 chefs!

Tikkun Leyl Shavuot

All-Night Evening of Study
Saturday - Sunday, June 11 - 12 | 6PM 'til Dawn

A unique celebration and night of Torah study, a spiritual journey bringing together Jews of all perspectives and affiliations. Stay for an hour–or stay until dawn.

Upcoming Closure Dates

Memorial Day

JCC East Bay will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2016

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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

June 1, 2016

Body Pump

June 1, 2016 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

Yoga and Movement for Parkinson's Disease

June 1, 2016 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

Contemporary Film (New to DVD)

June 1, 2016 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

June 2, 2016

Short Stories & Essays

June 2, 2016 11:15 am - 12:15 am
Short Stories & Essays Thursdays In this class, students read and discuss contemporary short stories and essays. Learn not only to become a more analytical reader, but to relate ideas in texts to personal experiences in order to shed

Current Events

June 2, 2016 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Current Events Thursdays This discussion group is aimed at keeping all involved on top of current "hot button" issues. Diverse points of view are encouraged and respected. Explore social, political, and economic issues in the news around

June 3, 2016

Body Pump

June 3, 2016 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

June 6, 2016

Body Pump

June 6, 2016 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

Critical Viewing

June 6, 2016 1:15 pm - 3:15 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

June 8, 2016

Body Pump

June 8, 2016 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

Contemporary Film (New to DVD)

June 8, 2016 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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