Welcome to the Asheville Jewish Community: Over 2,000 families – a dozen organizations • Unified in spirit • ASPIRING to something higher; Jews by birth – Jews by choice • COLLABORATING, celebrating, SUPPORTING • For ourselves and our kids; Reform and Conservative, Orthodox and un-affiliated; Pick a door and get involved..

Summary Calendar below – follow link on menu for detailed information

Hasidishe Kiddush with Rabbi Justin Goldstein
Apr 29 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm

Fill your heart and soul with Torah and join together to learn Hasidic thought and wisdom on parashat ha’shavu’a, the weekly Torah portion. We’ll meet on the last Shabbat of each month, at 12:30 pm in the library.  All are welcome!

10th Annual Falafel 5k
Apr 30 @ 10:00 am

Join us for the 10th year of the only race in town that ends with a Falafel Sandwich! Runners, walkers, and all ages and abilities are welcome. The event is professionally chip timed, and there are prizes for ages 9 and under through 80+. Registration opens in January at jcc-asheville.org

Duplicate Bridge
Apr 30 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Partners guaranteed and all playing levels are welcome. Earn master points at a fun loving, no pressure laid back game!


JCC: Musical Tot Havdalah
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

All are welcome to join our weekly musical Havdalah celebration for young children and families led by Penny White. Children not enrolled in JCC children’s programs must be accompanied by an adult. Schedule can sometimes change, so please call 253-0701 to confirm prior to attending.

Mountain Music Jam
May 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Calling all fiddles, mandolins, banjos, guitars, stand-up basses, other compatible acoustic instruments, and heartfelt vocals to celebrate our OLD-TIME and BLUEGRASS heritage!

We play at INTERMEDIATE level. We are not beginners, nor are we advanced/professional musicians.

Come on out to play or listen!

Yom Haatzmaut
May 2 all-day
JFS Elder Club-Asheville
May 2 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

JFS Elder Club for socialization, exercise and activity with your peers; fresh kosher lunches; respite time for family caregivers. Meets at JFS in Asheville, Tuesday & Thursday, 11am – 2pm. Contact JFS at (828)253-2900 or email info@jfswnc.org for more information.

Duplicate Bridge
May 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Weekly on Tuesdays we will practice Bridge… Shuffle, Play, Chat. We meet, shuffle, play and talk about the bidding and play of the hand and have a fun time all around.

Partners guaranteed and all playing levels are welcome. Earn master points at a fun loving, no pressure laid back game!


Trope with Jenny
May 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am