The Knoxville Jewish Alliance is a single organization that oversees both the Arnstein Jewish Community Center and our local Jewish Federations of North America affiliate. The Knoxville Jewish Alliance serves to promote a better world. We provide assistance for those in need, enhance community relations locally, regionally, nationally and internationally and serve the Jewish community in the Greater Knoxville area, in Tennessee, and throughout the world.
We serve our local Jewish community through a variety of events and programs including classes, cultural programs, opportunities for charitable work, social groups, and holiday celebrations. Our programs for children and families includes a preschool, summer day camp, and youth organizations. Through Jewish Family Services, we provide a variety of resources to support individuals and families. Our 25,000 square foot facility on 13 acres in West Knoxville houses the Allen Rosen Aquatic Center with tennis courts, an outdoor swimming pool and a fenced baby pool; a gymnasium, meeting rooms, preschool classrooms, a stage, archives and offices. The AJCC facility is home to our local BBYO, Hadassah, Greater Knoxville Jewish Men's Club, and the Knoxville Jewish Community Family of Funds. The Knoxville Jewish Alliance supports Israel and teaches our community about Israeli culture, art, history and society through different events, programs and initiatives.
The mission of the Knoxville Jewish Alliance (KJA) is to serve the Jewish people locally, in Israel, and throughout the world. Through coordinated fundraising, community-wide programming, social services, educational, and other activities, the KJA seeks to:
Contacting a KJA staff member is an easy way to get connected with the Knoxville Jewish Community. Please feel free to reach out to us with any questions, concerns, or ideas!