Offering programs for all ages and life stages, including cultural, educational and social programs. Programs include arts and culture, early childhood education (preschool, parenting, baby and toddler programs), youth and teen programs (afterschool, camp, Maccabi, and ArtsFest), adult classes, clubs and groups, older adult, and Jewish holiday programs.
Arts and culture season offers a multitude of ways to explore Jewish culture, identity and history through music, film, local food, and literary events. Play-based, award-winning preschool serves children from age 2 through transitional kindergarten. Baby group (Nitzanim) and weekly toddler play group (Perachim) enable parents to connect in a supportive environment with their children.
Offering monthly parenting seminars for the entire community. After school enrichment and care offered at four sites in Berkeley and Oakland, including two Oakland public schools. JCC Camp Tzofim in Oakland for kids grades K-10 emphasizes self-discovery, experiential learning, and fun.
Daily classes offer adults and older adults opportunities to learn languages, film theory, and more. Twice-weekly kosher lunch program serves older adults. Throughout the year, families come together to celebrate and learn about Jewish holidays. The JCC celebrates Jewish life and welcomes all religions and cultures.