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  • Following Governor Tom Wolf’s announcement on December 30, the Harrisburg JCC resumed previously opened fitness activities beginning at 8am on January 4.

    Current activities available to members ...

  • By Kim Kupfer

    When you walk into Cristina Stanton’s bedroom, you cannot help but be drawn to the fabulous mural on her wall. It is a hand painted mural of Antigua, Guatemala, her birth city, cre...

  • By Julie Sherman


    The Edward S. Finkelstein Harrisburg Jewish Film Festival has brought its May 2021 season forward, in the hopes of brightening up the dreary months of winter for our community...

  • By Mary Klaus

    Most years, area Jews mark the High Holy Days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur with long services in synagogues filled with the largest crowds of the year,

    Not this year.

    As the Jew...

  • By Jenn Ross

    I have continued to see a rise in Holocaust denial and anti-Semitism nationally and internationally since I began my tenure here in July 2016.  The darkest moments include the shooti...

  • Naomi L. (Strumer) Samkoff, 95, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania passed away at the Jewish Home on January 10, 2021.

    Naomi was born in New York, New York on December 21, 1925 to Samuel and Mildred (Rei...

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