JFest (JCC Movement programs)

Join us for JFest: An Arts Festival for the JCC Movement – a Jewish Arts festival that offers high quality cultural and educational content delivered to you on Virtual J. JFest transcends boundaries by delivering rich, Jewish cultural arts content on a continental level, online and in-person through your local JCCS, and ignites storytelling, building resilience across all our communities. Throughout the year, JFest programs will explore three core themes of storytelling: How to Tell Your Story, How Others Tell Our Story, and How History Tells Our Story. Through dynamic programs and partnerships with Artist-Educators from around the world, JFest invites you to tell your own story, and keep us connected even when we’re apart.

Presented in partnership by JCC Association of North America and Virtual J 


Hanukkah: The Festival of Lights on Wednesday, December 1st at 6pm 

Join JCC Association with our partners at JArts and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston as we come together to celebrate Hanukkah. Eight female international Jewish artists, including singer Tair Haim of A-Wa, Italian chef Sylvia Nacamulli, and dancer Rachel Linsky, will share pieces that are inspired by Hanukkiot from the MFA Judaica collection, one of the largest Judaica collections in a major American museum.  It will be an unforgettable evening of performance, learning, and artistic engagement for all ages. 


Hanukkah Concert with Mister G & Friends  on Monday, December 6th at 5:30 pm

Join Latin Grammy Award-winning musician Mister G and his international band of Jewish music-makers from Israel, Mexico, and Argentina for a special family engagement Hanukkah concert, filled with ruach (spirit). 


All programs and events for “JFest: An Arts Festival for the JCC Movement” are made possible through funds granted by The Covenant Foundation, with additional support from The Pertzik Fund for Arts and Culture.

Hill & Markes
Salmon Law Firm
Eastern Heating
M&T Bank
Freihofer Baking Company
Golub Foundation
Nigro Companies
Cool Insurance
The Jewish Federation