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Jewish Community Has Long Love Affair with America’s Pastime

By Mary Klaus and Adam Grobman

Not many people know more about baseball than Andy Linker.

The longtime beat writer and chronicler of the Harrisburg Senators has written four books on the subject and has been watching the sport since he began attending games with his cousins in the 1960s.

HBG JCC Senior Adult Club to Resume Weekly In-Person Programming

By Adam Grobman

After nearly a year-and-a-half of logging on for virtual meetings, the Harrisburg JCC’s Senior Adult Club members will return to their home-away-from-home in the Mary Sachs Auditorium for in-person lunches each Tuesday and Thursday beginning August 31.

“I can hardly wai…

We Are All Across America

By Bryna Sherr

The city: Rogers, Arkansas.

Ever heard of it? I can’t say I would have been able to tell you where Arkansas was on a map in 2009! Rogers/Bentonville is in Northwest Arkansas – the home of Walmart.

The People: The Sherr family. We had to relocate temporarily due to my hu…

JFS to Partner with Senators and Team Israel to “Strike Out COVID”

Jewish Family Service of Harrisburg will be partnering with the Harrisburg Senators to sponsor a game between the Israel National Baseball Team (Team Israel) and the Cal Ripken All-Stars.

Striking Out COVID: A Family Celebration will take place on Friday, July 16, 2021 at 10am at FNB Field …

After Hiatus, Green Hills Swim Club Re-Opens to JCC Members

By Adam Grobman

June is here, and for the first time since 2019, Jewish Harrisburg’s summer home is back!

Green Hills Swim Club opened earlier this month to JCC Summer Campers, lap swimmers, nature lovers, and community members after being closed during the 2020 season due to COVID-19.