Jewish Federation of Greater Harrisburg

Senior Update 9.11.20

By Roberta Krieger

It’s been a long time (much too long) since I have made an attempt to let you know how we, the seniors, have been doing in times of COVID...

Some of you have been joining us on our Zoom adventures as part of our Senior "check-in" programs on Tuesday (zoom meeting numbe…

For Everything There is a Season

by Mark Wilf, JFNA Chair and Eric Fingerhut, JFNA President/CEO

Originally printed in Jerusalem Post on July 17, 2020


“For everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven” (Ecclesiastes 3:1). We will never forget the spring of COVID-19. We lost loved ones. …

Expanded JCC Hours, Before & After Care Announced

The Harrisburg JCC expanded its hours and offerings currently available to members earlier this month.

Originally reopened for limited hours in early July, the JCC Fitness Center, Indoor Pool, Racquetball Courts, Basketball Court, and Locker Room are all now available for use.

“We are th…

David’s Chopped Liver: Former Federation CEO Donates Organ, Shares Story

by Adam Grobman

“Honor thy father and thy mother,” reads the fifth of the Ten Commandments.

Jews across the world fulfill this requirement in various ways, but how many can say they did so by donating an organ to somewhat they’ve never met?

Count David Weisberg among them.

The form…

Terry Fisher Takes Final Bow After 35 Years at JCC

by Adam Grobman

The costumes were sewed and mended. The cast knew their lines and cues.

The stage was set for longtime theatre liaison, camp counselor, children activities coordinator, and all-around JCC presence, Terry Fisher’s last production with the JCC.

Then the coronavirus pandemi…