JCC Greater Boston welcomes families of all backgrounds and beliefs to joyfully participate in our Jewish holiday programs in a community near you! We provide resources, recipes, blessings and more to help you incorporate the Jewish holidays into your family life in ways that feel authentic, relevant and meaningful.

From stories to crafts to concerts, we love celebrating holidays with the JCC and connecting with other families.

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Experience Shabbat your way with resources, crafts, recipes, blessings and more to help you incorporate Shabbat into your family life in ways that feel authentic, relevant and meaningful.

Join Us

September 20
Bring that special grandparent or grandfriend, and enjoy a playtime designed just for you! Braid challah together, listen to grandparent-themed...
September 22

Bring a grandparent or someone grand to celebrate this Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Learn about how honey is made from a local beekeeper....

September 27

In honor of grandparents day, this playgroup is dedicated to our much appreciated grandparents! Bring a grandparent or grandfriend to enjoy a...

October 6

Join us for a New Year StoryWalk® about apples, honey, friendship and forgiveness. Decorate rocks to cast off into the stream (Taschlich) or pass...

More Holiday Activities

Mini Apple Pies

The kids can help bake this delicious and quick holiday recipe.

Challah Cover

This special family project makes a beautiful centerpiece.

Honey Bee Craft

Try this easy and fun holiday-themed craft.

Tu B'Shevat

Celebrate Tu B'Shevat, the Jewish Birthday of the Trees with recipes, crafts, books and more.

Rosh Hashanah

L'Shana Tova! Celebrate Rosh Hashanah with these helpful, fun and tasty resources.


Celebrate this harvest holiday that marks the biblical story of receiving the Ten Commandments and the Torah with festivities, resources and more!

Additional Resources

PJ Library®

A FREE monthly gift of Jewish books and music for kids ages 6 months through 11 years.

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Early Learning Centers

Our nationally recognized Jewish early education and childcare program offers flexible schedules for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. Become a part of our vibrant, inclusive learning community at one of our 4 convenient locations: Brookline/Brighton, Hingham, Newton and Sharon.

JCC Camps

JCC Greater Boston Camps

When school's out, the magic of camp begins! Families from more than 40 communities choose our camps for summer fun. Choose from day, overnight and specialized one-week camps in a nurturing Jewish environment.