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

Adult Ed – Last Class
Mar 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Duplicate Bridge
Mar 26 @ 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!


TAG A Gourmet Night in Southeast Asia
Mar 26 @ 6:00 pm

Thailand… Vietnam…Korea… all those wonderful flavors and tempting aromas! This will be a true gourmet extravaganza and a not-to-be-missed evening! Dinner will be at the home of Carol and Bill Falender. RSVP for JCC members will open on Sunday February 26th, and for other members of the community on Sunday March 12th. RSVP should be sent to carolfalender@gmail.com.


Danny Maseng performs at Isis Music Hall in Celebration of the Center for Jewish Studies at 35!
Mar 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us in a performance by acclaimed Jewish musician, composer, singer Danny Maseng in a concert celebrating the Center for Jewish Studies at 35!

Isis Music Hall is an ideal venue for this concert!

JCC: Musical Tot Havdalah
Mar 27 @ 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.

Rosh Chodesh-Passover Theme
Mar 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mountain Music Jam
Mar 27 @ 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!

JFS Elder Club-Asheville
Mar 28 @ 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
Mar 28 @ 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!


Yoram Dori, Political And Media Strategic Advisor, Speaks at the JCC
Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Among his many roles and accomplishments, Mr. Dori worked for several years as the spokesman and media advisor of the World Zionist Organization and the Jewish Agency. Later he was appointed as media advisor to Nissim Zvili, then Secretary General of the Moshav Movement. During Mr. Zvili’s tenure as Secretary-General, and Yitzhak Rabin as party chairman, Mr. Dori served as a political advisor, media consultant and spokesman for the Labor Party. Mr. Dori is a special advisor for the ministry of environment for international affairs. He also served as a spokesperson for the World Jewish Restitution organization and played an important role in the media during the discussions on the Holocaust-era dormant accounts in Swiss Banks. Dori conducted Peres’ presidential campaign in 2007. He played an important role in the negotiations between the Labor party and the Likud and the creation of the National Unity Government before the withdrawal from Gaza strip. He was the closest political figure to Peres since the early 90th. After Shimon Peres death Dori is a popular interviewee in Israeli and foreign media. Please join us on March 28 at 7 PM in the JCC gym for a lecture by Dori on Israel’s role in the diaspora and Israel’s foreign policy in a changing world.