On Sunday, April 30, 2023, IsraFEST75 brought together the East Bay Jewish communities for a taste of Israel which celebrated its 75th birthday that week. The event was convened and underwritten by the Contra Costa JCC in partnership with the local synagogues and Jewish organizations. It was a beautiful, sunny day. Children familiarized themselves with Israel through various fun activities. There were also short films, lectures and concerts for adults. These are some of the images from that special day.
On August 21, families from all over Contra Costa came together for CCJCC's "End of Summer Pool Party." The kids and parents had a good time enjoying one of summer 2022's last hot days in a fun and exciting environment.
The Contra Costa JCC brought the community together for the 2nd Annual Menorah Competition on Monday, November 30, at Congregation B'nai Shalom. It was a great evening of families celebrating the second night of Hanukkah. We thank all our cosponsors who made this event possible and everyone who joined in the fun.
On August 22, the CCJCC brought together young families with kids and tweens to have some splashing cool fun at the San Ramon Pool and Aquatic Center. These images are testament to the awesome time the kids had that day!
The CCJCC & NCSY Project Impact offers four different tracks for teens and families with young children to explore ways for Tikkun Olam (repair the world). One of those tracks is assembling food and care packages for the homeless youth. On Sunday, March 21, 2021, participants who signed up in advance came together to work and help those who are less fortunate.
On Thursday, February 25, 2021 the community came together for Erev Purim. There were costume contests for kids and families, singing, storytelling with Noa Baum and Megillah reading. Just two quick screenshots from that fun evening.
In the 2020 CCJCC Family Menorah Contest, more than 20 families exhibited their spirit and creativity. Here are the menorahs they made and presented virtually on December 16, 2020.
Get Your Butt Outside & Hike with Friends on October 24th was the first in what will be many innovative and exciting Young Families Programming events coming to our community in 2020-2021. Here are some photos from the hike.
Violins of Hope: Along the Trade Route event on January 30, 2020 at Congregation B'nai Shalom brought the Contra Costa community together for a memorable evening of music.