Peer Led Clubs & Groups

Come visit, socialize, go out together, and take advantage of all our community has to offer. There's plenty of opportunities to explore the town or meet at the JCC, as well as relax and enjoy good times together.


Trips Around Town

Explore Bay Area sights with this fun group. Field trips are easy with round-trip transportation provided from the JCC’s Berkeley Branch. Put on in partnership with Jewish Family & Community Services East Bay. Contact Rachel for details!

Dates: Friday, September 23 and Friday, December 9

Learn More: Rachel Whittom: 510.848.0237 ext.142,


Yiddish Conversation Group

Revive your conversational Yiddish through this informal peer-led group.

Day: Mondays, ongoing (No class 9/5, 10/3, 10/17, 10/24, 12/26)

Time: 10:30–11:30 am

Fee: Suggested Donation is $15

Learn More: Alan Smith: 415.472.1099


Mah Jongg

Play Mah Jongg with friends and improve your game.  Newcomers are welcome!

Day: Mondays

Time: 1:00–3:45 pm

Fee: Suggested Donation is $10 Member/$15 Non-Member

Learn More: Rachel Whittom: 510.848.0237 ext.142,


Let’s Go Out!

Join our 55+ arts and entertainment group and receive  many complimentary event tickets. This season, don’t miss  your favorite Bay Area art, music, theater, opera, and sports events.

Fee: $35 Per year

Learn More: Jerry Weintraub: 510.845.1298,    


Nigunim Jewish Folk Chorus

Practice and perform traditional and contemporary songs in Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino, and English. New singers are welcome! Sight-reading is helpful but not required. The final performance will take place at the Freight & Salvage on 12/23.

Start Date: September 12

Day: Mondays (No meeting: 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 12/26)

Time: 7:30 pm

Learn More: Achi Ben Shalom: at 510.528.8872,