About the J

Our Mission:

To enhance Jewish identity, culture, and values for the community, through a wide range of resources and excellent programming.

Our Vision:

To build an authentic, vibrant and welcoming Jewish neighborhood.

Jewish Community Center Association of North America

The Jewish Community Center Association of North America (JCCA) is the continental umbrella organization for the Jewish Community Center Movement, which includes more than 350 JCCs, YM-YWHAs, and camp sites in the U.S. and Canada.  The JCCA offers a wide range of services and resources to help its affiliates to provide educational, cultural, social, Jewish identity-building, and recreational programs for people of all ages and backgrounds. It also supports the largest network of Jewish early childhood centers and Jewish summer camps in North America, and is a U.S. government accredited agency for serving the religious and social needs of Jewish military personnel through the Jewish Welfare Board’s Jewish Chaplains Council.