Community: JCC – Readers’ Choice 2023

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SOUTH BAY/PENINSULA

Oshman Family JCC

PALO ALTO
(650) 223-8700 • paloaltojcc.org
Offered here are opportunities for Jewish life and learning, fitness, community events, classes, lectures and a Center for Social Impact. The OFJCC also focuses on activities for youth, seniors and the large Israeli and Russian-speaking communities in the area. Author events, guided meditation, lessons in comedy and afternoon music programs are all on the schedule.

Peninsula JCC

FOSTER CITY
(650) 212-7522 • pjcc.org
The Peninsula JCC is a hub for engagement, dialogue, collaboration and the celebrations that enrich our lives and the community in which we live.” Look for an NCAA regulation-size gym, swim programs held in indoor and outdoor pools, exercise classes and personal and group training as well as family events and Jewish learning programs.

 

NORTH BAY

Osher Marin JCC

SAN RAFAEL
(415) 444-8000    marinjcc.org
Were here for you—enriching lives, building community, and sustaining Jewish culture,” the Osher Marin Jewish Community Center website says. Everyone is invited to attend events, enroll in classes and create friendships that last a lifetime.” Expect activities for seniors, other adults, teens and children, with some events available online.

 

SAN FRANCISCO

JCC of San Francisco

(415) 292-1200    jccsf.org
Family, Jewish life and fitness are the focus here, with programs for all ages. New strength, cardio and recovery equipment is now available, and members may sign up for TRX Suspension Training and Pilates training and classes. Cultural lectures, performances, exhibits and special events are presented by the centers Arts & Ideas department.

 

EAST BAY

JCC East Bay

BERKELEY
(510) 848-0237 • jcceastbay.org
The JCC East Bay creates healthy communities inspired by Jewish values, culture, and tradition” by serving as a geographically accessible home that provides high-quality programs and gathering spaces throughout the East Bay.” Construction on the new Oakland Campus in Rockridge is set to begin in January 2025.

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