Programs and classes

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Adult classes

Get yourself ready for the upcoming Hadassah Mahjong Mixer by taking our beginner classes Sundays in October (1, 15, 22, and 29), 3-4:30 p.m.

  • Suggested donation of $25 per class, with all proceeds going to the Amelia Center at Children’s of Alabama
  • Participants must purchase (separate from registration) a 2023 mahjong card ($14, available at The J)
  • Maximum of eight students per session


Neither membership nor registration is required to attend this free event.

Join us every Tuesday at 12:15 p.m. for some relaxing tai chi lessons in the senior lounge. Galina Waites will be instructing this journey into mindfulness as a partner with United Way. Everyone is welcome. No prior experience required.

“Jewish Culture and Conversation” with Rabbi Friedman meets at The J every Wednesday at noon to discuss any and all aspects of Judaism. Open to members and non-members.

Neither membership nor registration is required to attend.

Now in its second season, the LJCC oral history program called Southern Jewish Voices (SJV) uses a live-interview format to present stories about Jewish life in Birmingham.

See what’s coming up and view past SJV events.

For youth

Take part in our production of Xanadu JR (performances will be November 16 and 19).

Check out J After School in the Youth Lounge, plus filmmaking and art classes.