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Upcoming Closure Dates

Fourth of July

JCC East Bay will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2016.

JCC Camp Tzofim and Specialty Camps

Limited space still available for Summer 2016!

With summer right around the corner, don't get stuck without camp plans. We've got you covered with options for elementary, middle, and even high school students!

Stay Amazed

Presented with Berkeley Arts Ambassador Susan Duhan Felix- Saturday, July 23: 7:30 pm

Nearly 20 artists from Berkeley to New York will come together for this third annual gathering - a special evening of readings, songs, and dancing!

Flavors of Oakland: A Cookbook in 20 Stories

Presented with Guest Curator: Alix Wall - Thursday, June 30: 7:30 pm

Celebrate the debut cookbook of Sontag and Ku & taste the dishes from 2 chefs!

Celebrate Pride with Us!

We're joining people across the world to celebrate Pride Month. Join us!

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

June 30, 2016

Short Stories & Essays

June 30, 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

June 30, 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

Flavors of Oakland: A Cookbook in 20 Stories by Anya Ku & Elazar Sontag

June 30, 2016 7:30 pm
Join us to celebrate the debut cookbook of Elazar Sontag and Anya Ku, who interviewed and photographed 20 residents of Oakland about their favorite dishes they make at home. As the authors say: "Through the process of interviewing and

July 1, 2016

Body Pump

July 1, 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

July 6, 2016

Body Pump

July 6, 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

July 6, 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)

July 6, 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

July 7, 2016

Short Stories & Essays

July 7, 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

July 7, 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

July 8, 2016

Body Pump

July 8, 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
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