Jewish Life

The JCC of the East Bay is a place where everyone can come together as a community for special occasions. Join us to celebrate Shabbat and other Jewish holidays that are a part of our rich culture and history. The JCC East Bay welcomes and serves people are all faiths and backgrounds.  

FEBRUARY


 

Film/Conversation

February 18
Potsdam Revisited: Overture to the Cold War
Film screening, violin/ piano performance, and discussion
In Residence: Citizen Film

 

MARCH


 

Music

March 10
Rosh Khodesh: New Moon Gather
In Residence: Book of J
Jewlia Eisenberg and Jeremiah Lockwood
(Also see April 9 and May 9)

 

Local Food

March 15
The Evolution of Delis
Presented in partnership with Saul’s, Lehrhaus Judaica, and Contra Costa Jewish Film Festival.

APRIL


 

Music

April 7
Sinai Sessions: Miriam Raziel
In Residence: The Jewish Studio Project

April 9
Rosh Khodesh: New Moon Gather
In Residence: Book of J
Jewlia Eisenberg and Jeremiah Lockwood
(Also see May 9)

Holiday Preparation

April 17
Dare to Prepare: Reaching Toward the Outstretched Arm
In Residence: The Jewish Studio Project

 

MAY


 

Film/Conversation

May 5
An Evening with Sholem Aleichem
In Residence: Citizen Film

Music

May 9
Rosh Khodesh: New Moon Gather
In Residence: Book of J
Jewlia Eisenberg and Jeremiah Lockwood

May 21
Jewish Cover Concert Series: Lord, Get Me High: Shlomo Carlebach Reinterpreted
Guest Curator: Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell

Local Food

Flavors of Oakland: A Cookbook in 20 Stories by Anya Ku and Elazar Sontag
Guest Curator and Program Moderator: Alix Wall 
Stay Tuned for Details 

JUNE


 

June 4
Jewish Cover Concert Series: Might & Power: Debbie Friedman Reinterpreted
Guest Curator: Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell

 

 

Artists and programs are subject to change.

 

Past Programs

JANUARY


Music

January 28
Sinai Sessions: Darshan
Beats by Bambi

In Residence: Jewish Studio Project

Theater

January 30
Mrs. Reiff & the Counterfeit Shop
Staged Reading By Stephanie Anne Johnson
Guest Curator: Susan Duhan Felix

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