Life & Culture


The JCA offers cultural, educational and social programs that foster learning and celebrate community at all stages of life. We have adult education classes, interest groups, special events, and service opportunities for everyone to get involved. For more information about our programs, please see our community calendar for upcoming events or contact us with any questions. We look forward to seeing you!

  • NextDor with Mayor Michael Brennan

  • Community Book Discussion in honor of Israeli Independence Day

Adult Jewish Learning: Education for Life

Engages students of all ages and educational backgrounds to explore Jewish history, culture, religious practice and belief


A comfortable and welcoming community that connects peers, encourages leadership, and inspires action

Southern Maine Hillel

Providing resources and activities to enrich Jewish student life at Southern Maine Community College, University of Southern Maine, Maine College of Art, University of New England and the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies