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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.

For more information, rental rates, or to reserve a space, contact SJCC Senior Director of Marketing & Facilities Heidi Turner or call 206-232-7117.

View rental brochure

Rooms + Rates


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

View Auditorium Photos and Dimensions

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.


For more information, rental rates, and reservations, contact SJCC Senior Director of Marketing & Facilities Heidi Turner or call 206-232-7117. 

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