The JEA and Savannah Jewish Federation are proud to present an array of interesting, engaging, educational and sometimes, just plain fun programs from Savannah and around the country.



  • Moments of Gratitude: Songs of Thanksgiving

    With challenges of all sorts swirling around us, join James Sokol to embrace the spirit of the holiday, invoke & celebrate gratitude with music from an array of genres; Broadway, pop, opera & more!

    Enjoy this a FREE Thanksgiving program

  • Still Traveling: Murals of Cincinnati

    Monday, November 30 2:00-3:00pm
    Zoom with us to Cincinnati to hear about the city's revitalizing ArtWorks initiative and see & learn about some of its most popular murals!

  • Bruce Feiler: Live at the Breman

    Wednesday, December 2 7:00pm
    The Breman Museum will present a book talk featuring Bruce Feiler, author of The New York Times bestsellers Life Is in the Transitions: Mastering Change at Any Age and Walking the Bible, at 7 PM Wednesday, December 2.

  • Cocktails & Cabalettas: Operatic Happy Hours

    Five Wednesdays December 2-30 6:00 PM
    Stir, shake, pour your preferred cocktail, wine or other libation and join popular San Francisco Bay Area Opera Instructor James Sokol for a happy hour of beautiful music, interesting tidbits and lively banter.


    Thursday, December 3 6:30pm
    Have you always wanted to master the New York Times crossword puzzle? Some benefits of crossword puzzles include: stretching your vocabulary, reinforcing your knowledge of pop culture and history, and heightening your ability to identify patterns in the clues, Join Steve Manin, a NY-based writer, entrepreneur, and acclaimed documentary filmmaker. A fun and educational time is guaranteed, even if you're new to crossword solving.

  • Terrific Tastings: Let’s Go Nuts!

    Sunday, December 6 5:00 PM
    Whether to put a twist on your meals, into your holiday baking/gifting, onto a nosh tray, or simply enjoying them on your favorite bread or toast, leave the world aside and come join this “nutty” experience!

  • Still Traveling: Marvelous Marrakech

    Four Mondays, December 7-28 2:00 pm
    Pour yourself a cup of tea and join our virtual trip to this magical North African country, so different from most Arab-dominant countries. Morocco has its own unique, fascinating culture – a blend of indigenous Berber, Arabian, Sub-Saharan African & European (Christian & Jewish) influences. ...

  • Songs of Light: A Multi-Genre Celebration of Hanukkah

    Sunday, December 13th 4:00 PM
    Whether celebrating “the Festival of Lights” or not, come and join James Sokol to journey through an array of music – Broadway, pop, opera & more! – exploring the theme of “light” along the way at this FREE program.

  • Chanukah CARnival

    Sunday, December 13 4:00-5:30pm
    Come together as one community to celebrate Chanukah in a safe and socially distanced way....from your car. Music, crafts, giveaways, and more brought to you by the Savannah Jewish Federation, Jewish Educational Alliance, Chabad of Savannah, Hadassah, Shalom School, Congregation Agudath Achim and Congregation Mickve Israel.

  • Food for Thought: Jewish National Fund 101

    Thursday, December 17 at 1:00 pm
    Join DR. SAMUEL RICHARDSON, DIrector of Small Community Outreach.
    Since their founding in 1901, the Jewish National Fund’s passion, commitment, and vision for the future of Israel and the Jewish people has remained clear and unwavering. Learn about yesterday, today, and tomorrow.

  • Still Traveling: Sensational Seville

    Monday, Jan 4 2:00 PM
    Many tourists to southern Spain race to Grenada to visit the Alhambra, but overlook the largest city of the Andalusian region – Seville! Make a tinto de verano, grab a piece of Manchego, and join our wonderful, local guide to discover an array of fascinating and stunning facets of this sensational, yet quaint city.

  • Cocktails & Cabalettas: Operatic Happy Hours

    Four Wednesdays, Jan 6-27 6:00 pm
    B.Y.O.C. and let’s bring some joy & light to the dark winter season! Pour your preferred cocktail, wine or other libation and join for a happy hour of beautiful music, interesting tidbits, and lively banter; maybe a behind-the scenes story or two thrown in for good measure!

  • Broadway Backstage

    Four Thursdays, January 7-28 4:00 PM
    Come learn, off-stage, what makes the magic happen on-stage! Meet special guest theater professionals – who bring unique expertise, experiences & insights to the discussion – at our exclusive, live, behind-the-scenes visits.

  • Terrific Tastings: Changed Cheddars

    Sunday, January 10 5:00 PM
    Set out some wine, crackers and join Culinary Host James Sokol for a live, online, guided tasting of "changed" cheddars w/a special guest, Tim Welsh of Beehive Cheese, named Best Flavored Cheddar in America. Experience a guided tasting of their “changed cheddars” and enjoy a fun & cheesy ti...

  • Terrific Tastings: French WIne Roadtrip

    Sunday, January 17 5:00 PM
    Join Culinary Host James Sokol and special guest Bob Sawicki for a virtual, metaphoric roadtrip to three different wine regions in France - Sancerre, Chablis & Beaujolais!

  • Terrific Tastings: Benevolent Brownies & Blondies

    Sunday, January 24th 4:00 PM
    Grab a cup of coffee/tea, a glass of red wine, maybe a flute of champagne and come do “research” (wink, wink) for a dessert to serve for your upcoming distanced Super Bowl party, Valentine’s Day dinner, other festivities, or any day of the week!

  • Exploring Opera: Sensational Seville

    Monday, January 25 4:30 PM
    The glorious capital of Andalusia is the setting of more than 100 operas! Of course, there’s The Barber of Seville with its sparkling vocal fireworks, but there are other works - some very famous, some lesser-known gems - by Bizet, Mozart, Verdi, and others with equally beautiful music.