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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 28, 2014

JCC Closed for Thanksgiving

November 28, 2014 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
The JCC will be closed for Thanksgiving, November 27th and the day after November 28th.

Body Pump

November 28, 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

December 1, 2014

Body Pump

December 1, 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

Parkinson's Disease and the Art of Moving

December 1, 2014 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

December 1, 2014 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

Reading Yiddish Texts

December 1, 2014 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Register Online Students will read and discuss selections of Yiddish prose and poetry from the 19th and 20th centuries.The class will focus on comprehension, based not only on the lexicon and syntax of the Yiddish language, but also on

Nigunim Jewish Folk Chorus

December 1, 2014 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

December 2, 2014

Parkinson's Disease and the Art of Moving

December 2, 2014 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

Moving Qi

December 2, 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

December 3, 2014

Body Pump

December 3, 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
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