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Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM



JCC East Bay is closed on major U.S. and Jewish Holidays. Download our closure calendar for a complete list of available closure dates.


Berkeley Branch Location

1414 Walnut Street

Berkeley, CA 94709


Directions to Berkeley Branch Location

From I-80
  • Take the University Ave. exit.
  • (From the West, take the left arm of the “Y” of the exit ramp.)
  • Continue on University Ave for about a mile and a half.
  • Turn left onto Shattuck Ave.
  • After about one mile, turn right on Vine Street.
  • Turn left onto Walnut Street to 1414 Walnut St.
From I-880
  • Take I-880 to 24 and exit on Martin Luther King Jr. Way.
  • Follow MLK (about 1 mile past University Ave.) to Rose St.
  • Turn right onto Rose St.
  • Turn right onto Walnut St. to 1414.
From I-680
  • Take I-680 to 24 West.
  • Just after the Caldecott Tunnel, take the Highway 13 exit towards Berkeley.
  • Rte 13 becomes Ashby Ave.
  • After about two miles on Ashby, turn right onto Shattuck.
  • Proceed through downtown Berkeley, staying on Shattuck after a zig-zag to cross University Ave.
  • About one mile after crossing University, cross Vine St., and stay on Shattuck by keeping to the right-hand roadway.
  • Turn right onto Rose St.
  • Turn right onto Walnut St. to 1414.
By BART + Bus/Taxi
  • Take BART to the Berkeley (not North Berkeley) Station.
  • Upon exiting the station, cross Shattuck Avenue to the bus stop at the corner of Center St. to take an AC Transit bus #9 or #18.
  • Ask the driver to let you off at Rose St and Walnut Street and walk right to 1414 Walnut St.
  • Or after you come out of the Berkeley BART station, there are many taxis waiting.
  • The fare to the JCC East Bay will be about $6.50.