The Stroum Jewish Community Center is the perfect venue to host bar/bat mitzvahs, meetings, performing arts events, birthday parties, and more. The J has seven rooms, a gymnasium, indoor pool, a community garden, and newly renovated auditorium available to rent.  Located on Mercer Island, less than 15 minutes from both downtown Seattle and downtown Bellevue, the J is just off I-90 and has ample, free onsite parking.

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Ready to rent? Fill out our rental request form.

For more information contact Account Services Manager Beth Rosen or call 206-388-1995.

Rooms + Rates


The newly remodeled auditorium at the SJCC is available for parties, performances, film screenings, and more.

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View Auditorium Seating Chart

View Auditorium Details – for event planners

Room Specs

  • Main floor: 2,500 square feet
  • Banquet seating: 250
  • Theater seating: 350
  • Projection Screen: 26 feet wide x 13 feet tall
  • Stage: 34 feet wide x 26 feet deep


Rental includes

  • basic tables/chairs/risers set-up
  • basic lighting
  • clean-up
  • maintenance staff on-site
  • one microphone/podium set-up


Optional Items
pricing available upon request

  • Dolby Digital sound system
  • Stage lighting and spot lights
  • Fully digitized, high definition cinema projector (projectionist available)
  • Audio-visual available
  • Kitchen
  • Tablecloths
  • Coffee/Tea/Hot Water
  • Catering (ask about our SJCC preferred vendor list)
  • Security available (must be selected from SJCC preferred vendor list)

Other Rooms

The J has a variety of smaller rooms that would be perfect for your next meeting, birthday party, or event.

Room Capacity Notes
Activities Room 50 See Room Set-Up Below
ECS Rooms 50 Nut-free rooms
Exercise Studio 50  
Gym – full 50 Children must be at least 4 years old
Gym – half 25 Children must be at least 4 years old
Kitchen   Please contact for dietary policy
Library 10-15  
Pool 50 Children must be at least 7 years old
Makom 25 See Room Set-Up Below
Studio A/Studio B 15  
Kidstown 50-75  
Masada 20  

View Activities Room Set-Up
View Polack Room Set-Up


The SJCC requires payment by credit card, cash, or check. A deposit of 50% of the total room rental charge is required at the time of booking to hold the room. The remaining 50% will be due five days before the event. Cancellations will result in forfeiture of deposit.

Contact + More Information

For more information, rental rates, and reservations, contact Account Services Manager Beth Rosen or call 206-388-1995.

Please note: SJCC rental programs are independent of the SJCC, and do not necessarily reflect the views or beliefs of the SJCC, its employees, directors, members, or guests.  The SJCC, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to determine which rental requests it accepts based on several factors, which may or many not include the content being presented. 

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