Welcome to the Jewish Community Alliance. As the hub of Jewish life in Southern Maine, we are thrilled to serve as a resource and voice for this incredible community. Please explore our website and offerings, and let us know how we can best serve you. Connect. Engage. Empower your identity. 

Awards and Grants

JCA awards and grants celebrate individual accomplishments and foster future educational opportunities, while honoring and furthering the legacies of those who have come before.


A map and contact information to help you find and engage with all of our amazing local Jewish organizations!

Community Relations Council

Providing a public voice for area synagogues and Jewish agencies on issues impacting the rights and protection of Jews as individuals and as a community.

Jewish Family Services

Jewish Family Services has a long history of service to Portland; initially as a freestanding agency and now as a part of the JCA. Through our food pantry, Kosher Meals on Wheels, utility assistance, Russian group and holiday programs, we meet urgent needs within and outside the Jewish Community.