at the JCA
Tuesday, May 30, 7:30 pm
Tikkun Leyl Shavuot
with teachings from
Rabbi Devorah Jacobson
Wednesday, May 31,
Wednesday May 31,
Shavuot on the Mountain
at Mt. Sugarloaf
Sunday, June 4th
at 9:30 am
The JCA Newsletter,
Kolot – JCA Voices
You may also pick up a
copy in the JCA lobby.
JCA Hall Gallery
The Visual Art Committee welcomes the
May 2 – July 28
The JCA's program to help underserved children in Israel
Buy Your Dean's Beans Coffee Through the JCA and
Support The JCA School!
Dean's Beans Order Form
Interested in Reading Torah
Contact Aaron Bousel
and check our
of weekly readings.
Create your Jewish legacy with a planned gift through the
Create a Jewish Legacy of Western Massachusetts program.
Click here to learn how.
BENJAMIN WEINER, RABBI
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Welcome. The Jewish Community of Amherst (JCA) is a welcoming egalitarian
synagogue affiliated with the Jewish
It is committed to offering rich spiritual, educational, and social opportunities to a diverse
Jewish community in
the Amherst area - from guiding our young and learning from our elders to helping improve conditions in
the greater community.
The Jewish Community of Amherst is dedicated to creating and maintaining an
open, dynamic, spiritual and participatory membership. We believe a strong
commitment to Jewish values and embracing the spiritual richness of our
traditions enables our diverse community to meet the challenges of our
contemporary world. We are an open and welcoming community, including members
who are gay, lesbian, straight, bisexual, and transgender, single, in-married
and inter-married, and of a variety of colors, backgrounds, physical abilities and economic means.
Send an email to
request membership information.
Directions to the JCA Cemetery
221 Leverett Road in Shutesbury, MA
JCA Cemetery on Google Maps
Information on Green Burial at the JCA Cemetery
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Kolot – JCA Voices, the JCA newsletter.
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Jewish Family Service of Western Massachusetts has resources for these challenging economic times.
Visit their website
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Click Here to go to their website.
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