Mission Statement


The JCC East Bay promotes intellectual, experiential and spiritual exploration of Jewish culture and tradition; builds joyful, progressive and inclusive community; and inspires the active pursuit of Tikkun Olam (repair of the world).


Hachnassat Orchim - Welcoming
We are creating a nurturing, supportive and safe environment, with doors open to people from all backgrounds.

K'lal Yisrael - Inclusive Jewish Community
We are building a trans-denominational Jewish community that reflects the complexity of Jewish identity and the diversity of Jewish expression.

Chaverut - Friendship
We believe in the transformative power of community to open hearts, create understanding and build lasting friendships.

Yetziratiut - Creativity
In the spirit of the dynamic, ever evolving nature of Jewish civilization, we are a catalyst for new and creative approaches to Jewish thought, culture and community.