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Potsdam Revisited: Overture to the Cold War

Thursday, February 18, 7:30 PM

Film screening, violin/ piano performance, and discussion presented in partnership with Artists-in-Residence: Citizen Film.

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Upcoming Closure Dates

President's Day

JCC East Bay will be closed on:
Monday, February 15, 2016

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!

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

February 15, 2016

JCC CLOSED FOR PRESIDENT'S DAY

February 15, 2016
JCC CLOSED FOR PRESIDENT'S DAY

February 17, 2016

Body Pump

February 17, 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

February 17, 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)

February 17, 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

February 18, 2016

Short Stories & Essays

February 18, 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

February 18, 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

February 19, 2016

Body Pump

February 19, 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

February 21, 2016

Enchanted Journey with Piyut

February 21, 2016 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Buy Tickets: $20.00 Experiential Workshop for Educators and Beyond Presented by Jewish LearningWorks Led by Rabbi Tsipora Gabai and Vavi Toran Connect with the rich heritage and musical tradition of Piyut (Hebrew Liturgical Poems) and

February 22, 2016

Body Pump

February 22, 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

February 22, 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
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