JCC Victoria Annual Craft Fair

Craft FairSunday, November 26 — The Jewish Community Centre (JCC) of Victoria’s 4th Annual Craft Fair will take place on Sunday, November 26 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Jewish Community Centre of Victoria (3636 Shelbourne Street)

The JCC’s Annual craft fair features unique items from talented local artisans, a Hanukkah Gift Table, baked goods and refreshments from the JCCV Deli.  Admission is FREE.

Sunday Jewish Art Program for Kids Ages 7 and Up

February 5, 19 and 26, 2–4 pm at the JCC


Kolot Mayim Reform Temple presents a Sunday Jewish Art
Program for Kids
ages 7 and up on February 5, 19 and 26, 2–4 pm, at the
Jewish Community Centre, 3636 Shelbourne Street, Victoria.  

The 3-session fee is $105 with all materials
included.  Course is being taught by
artist and art instructor, Susan Abrill.
Please email the instructor to register. 

View the program poster here.

JFVVI Annual Yom HaZikaron- Yom HaAtzmaut Event

Wednesday, April 22nd, from 5:30pm
at the Jewish Community Centre of Victoria

The event will open with a Yom HaZikaron observance, featuring the sounding of the sirens, candle lighting and reflections, and prayers and remembrance for Israel’s fallen and those impacted by conflict and terrorism in the region.  Following the singing of HaTikvah (Israel’s National Anthem), we will celebrate Yom HaAtzmaut with music and a Kosher Israeli-Style Falafel Dinner, featuring Falafel, Pita, Hummus, Israeli Salad, Halva, Bamba for the kids and more!

The evening will also feature a special musical performance by Josie Davidson.

There is no charge for this event, although donations will be graciously accepted.

This event is being presented by the Jewish Federation of Victoria & Vancouver Island with the venue sponsored by the Jewish Community Centre of Victoria.

Kosher Meals Now Available at the JCCV Deli


The Jewish Community Centre of Victoria Lox, Stock & Bagel Deli has started bringing in individually pre-packaged Kosher Meals from Classic Impressions Catering in Vancouver. Classic Impressions is an off-shoot of the Vancouver Kosher Food Warehouse and is BC Kosher (BCK) certified. Meal selections include:

  • Grilled Chicken Breast in Thai Curry Sauce with Veggies and Rice Pilaf
  • Asian Grilled Chicken Breast with Roasted Couscous and Veggies
  • Grilled Chicken Breast in Balsamic BBQ Sauce with Couscous and Veggies
  • Vegetarian (Mock Meat) Souvlaki with Lentil Rice Pilaf
  • Vegetarian Pasta Bolognese

Meals cost $15.00 and are available for dine-in or take-away. There are also Pareve desserts for $4.00.

The JCCV Deli is open Tuesdays to Fridays, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.

For more information, call 250-477-7185 or email jccv@telus.net.

JCCV Craft & Vintage Jewellery Fair, Nov. 30th


Sunday, November 30th from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, at the Jewish Community Centre of Victoria, 3636 Shelbourne Street.Unique items from local talented artisans.

  • Jewellery, cards, clothing, soaps,
  • specialty foods, glassware, pottery
  • Hanukkah gifts and much more.
  • Baked goods sale.
  • Homemade food and refreshments from the JCCV deli.

Admission is free. 

JCCV Craft Fair “Call for Vendors”


JCCV Craft and Vintage Jewellery Fair, on Sunday, November 30th, 2014, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • at Jewish Community Centre of Victoria
  • 3636 Shelbourne St.
Call for Vendors:
  • $40 for a 6 ft or 8 ft table
  • First come, first served
Contact Larry Gontovnick for more information and to book a table.
Craft Fair will include a baked goods sale and food and refreshments from the JCCV deli.

Sign Up for JCCV Seniors Wheels to Meals Luncheon


Sign up now for the Jewish Seniors Luncheon starting on Thursday, September 11;  Call the JCCV at 250-477-7185

The Jewish Seniors Wheels to Meals Program is a highlight for many seniors. It is especially designed to meet the needs of those seniors without means of transportation who rely on others every time they need to leave their place of residence.

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Jewish Love Songs Concert, Feb 16 at JCC

Sunday, Feb. 16


You are invited to attend a concert of Jewish Love Songs on Sunday, February 16, 7:00 pm at the Jewish Community Centre, 3636 Shelbourne Street.  Admission is by donation; suggested amount is $10 per person.  For more information email info@vshj.ca 

Concert features World Folk Music duo Kouskous (Gary Cohen & Amber Woods) and the versatile musical duo Honey (Nehamashira & Greg Davidson).  

Selections from Fiddler on the Roof, Irving Berlin, Carol King, Leonard Cohen, and other Jewish songwriters will be included plus an audience sing-a-long.  

Enjoy exquisite pastries baked by Empress Hotel Pastry Chef, Megan Hennis.  This concert is being presented by the Victoria Society for Humanistic Judaism with financial support from The Jewish Federation of Victoria and Vancouver Island.