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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

January 26, 2015

Body Pump

January 26, 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

January 26, 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

January 26, 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

Nigunim Jewish Folk Chorus

January 26, 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

January 27, 2015

Parkinson's Disease and the Art of Moving

January 27, 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

January 28, 2015

Body Pump

January 28, 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

Yoga and Movement for Parkinson's Disease

January 28, 2015 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

New to DVD

January 28, 2015 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.

January 29, 2015

Parkinson's Disease and the Art of Moving

January 29, 2015 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

Short Stories & Essays

January 29, 2015 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
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