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.

Yiddish Conversation Group

MON, 10:30–11:30 AM
Free / JCC East Bay, Berkeley Branch

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

Learn More: Alan Smith, 415.472.1099


Mah Jongg

MON, 1–3:45 PM
Free / JCC East Bay, Berkeley Branch

Play this ancient Chinese tile game with friends and improve your skill. Newcomers welcome!

Learn More: Rachel Whittom, rachel.whittom@jcceastbay.org 


Let’s Go Out!

Cost: $35 per year
Various locations at Bay Area theaters

Join our 55+ arts and entertainment group and receive complimentary event tickets for some of the Bay Area’s finest shows. See and experience wonderful art, film, music, and theater with other JCC members.

Learn More: Jerry Weintraub, 510.845.1298 or gdweintraub@yahoo.com 


Nigunim Jewish Folk Chorus

MON, 7:30 PM
$180 (work exchange options available) / JCC East Bay, Berkeley Branch

Practice and perform traditional and contemporary songs in Hebrew, Ladino, and English. New singers are welcome! Sight-reading is helpful but not required.

Learn More: Achi Ben Shalom, 510.528.8872 or mail@nigunim.org 

The Nigunim Chorus Presents: Hanukkah Community Celebration
SUN, DEC 9, 5:30 PM
Join together for a performance, candle lighting, and community singing.