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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Purim Resources

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February 29
Purim is a zany and fun holiday - a celebration of the Jewish people's resilience and the story of the savvy hero Queen Esther and her uncle...
March 1

It's Purim and time to swing from the rafters with Simply Circus at the Center for Arts at the Armory in Somerville. Watch Esther, Mordechai and...

March 1

Dance your way into Purim with PJ Library. Celebrate the story of bravery and Jewish heros by dressing up as your favorite hero. Decorate a...

March 1

Purim celebrates bravery and the courage to stand up for yourself and others. Don't miss a chance to celebrate Purim with Elsa and Captain America...

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.

Age-appropriate topics include Jewish holidays, folktales, values, and traditions.

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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.

Camp Grossman

JCC Greater Boston Camps

Camp Registration Is OPEN!

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.