Mission & Vision

The JCC East Bay stands for equal rights and safety for people of all backgrounds and faiths. We welcome and support our diverse Jewish community, people of all religions, nationalities, and socioeconomic backgrounds, communities of color, people with disabilities, and the LGBTQ+ community.


The JCC East Bay creates healthy communities inspired by Jewish values, culture, and tradition.


Our vision is to be a geographically accessible home that provides high-quality programs and gathering spaces throughout the East Bay to advance, nurture, and evolve Jewish communal life and contribute to the vitality of the broader community.

What We Do

  • Explore Jewish culture and tradition
  • Foster learning and inspiration
  • Build interpersonal relationships and connections
  • Provide gathering spaces for community needs
  • Inspire civic engagement and leadership
  • Nurture physical health and wellness

Civic Engagement Mission

The Jewish Community Center of the East Bay serves a diverse community and people with various points of view. We provide space for civic discourse, offering opportunities to talk across differences, discover shared values, and establish respectful engagement.