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Spring Literary Events

Join us for our upcoming Spring book and literary events including an evening with renowned Torah scholar Dr. Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg.

JCC Preschool Auction: Believe in Magic

Annual Spring Preschool Auction

Help us ensure that the high quality JCC East Bay Preschool is accessible to families, regardless of financial need through our scholarship fund.

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

April 19, 2015

Yes, We Sang!

April 19, 2015 4:00 pm
General Admission $10, Seniors and Children FREE Event Flyer Three Choirs’ Musical Tribute to the victims of the Holocaust: Concert and sing-along We remember the music of communities lost in the Holocaust. Our three choirs will

April 20, 2015

Body Pump

April 20, 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

April 20, 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

April 20, 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

Volunteer Appreciation Night

April 20, 2015 6:00 pm
Free JCC East Bay and the 30th Jewish Music Festival thank their dedicated corps of volunteers with an evening of food, drink and tributes. All those great educational, cultural, recreational, health and wellness, spiritual and

Nigunim Jewish Folk Chorus

April 20, 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

April 21, 2015

Parkinson's Disease and the Art of Moving

April 21, 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

April 22, 2015

Body Pump

April 22, 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

April 22, 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

April 22, 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.
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