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The Jewish Community Center of the East Bay is home to two branches, one located in Berkeley, the other in Oakland.

Berkeley Branch Oakland Branch

1414 Walnut Street
Berkeley, CA 94709


Monday-Friday 8:30 AM-6:30 PM

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Day-old Artisan French Bread & Pastry Sale on Wednesdays

Irving's Premium Challah Sale on Fridays

5811 Racine Street
Oakland, CA 94609


Monday-Friday 10 AM-6 PM

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JCC East Bay is closed on major U.S. and Jewish Holidays. Download our closure calendar for a complete list of available closure dates.

Directions to Berkeley Branch

From I-80
  • Take the University Ave. exit.
  • (From the West, take the left arm of the “Y” of the exit ramp.)
  • Continue on University Ave for about a mile and a half.
  • Turn left onto Shattuck Ave.
  • After about one mile, turn right on Vine Street.
  • Turn left onto Walnut Street to 1414 Walnut St.
From I-880
  • Take I-880 to 24 and exit on Martin Luther King Jr. Way.
  • Follow MLK (about 1 mile past University Ave.) to Rose St.
  • Turn right onto Rose St.
  • Turn right onto Walnut St. to 1414.
From I-680
  • Take I-680 to 24 West.
  • Just after the Caldecott Tunnel, take the Highway 13 exit towards Berkeley.
  • Rte 13 becomes Ashby Ave.
  • After about two miles on Ashby, turn right onto Shattuck.
  • Proceed through downtown Berkeley, staying on Shattuck after a zig-zag to cross University Ave.
  • About one mile after crossing University, cross Vine St., and stay on Shattuck by keeping to the right-hand roadway.
  • Turn right onto Rose St.
  • Turn right onto Walnut St. to 1414.
By BART + Bus or Taxi
  • Take BART to the Berkeley (not North Berkeley) Station.
  • Upon exiting the station, cross Shattuck Avenue to the bus stop at the corner of Center St. to take an AC Transit bus #9 or #18.
  • Ask the driver to let you off at Rose St and Walnut Street and walk right to 1414 Walnut St.
  • Or after you come out of the Berkeley BART station, there are many taxis waiting.
  • The fare to the JCC East Bay will be about $6.50.