Senior Update 5.6.22

By Roberta Krieger

Hopefully a good holiday was had by all. It was a time of joint celebration: Easter, Passover, and Ramadan.

By the time you receive this issue of the Community Review, the first week of the month of May will be over and we will be ready to start (if haven’t already) g…

“Hybrid” Film Festival opens on May 19th

By Julie Sherman

With just thirteen days until opening night, tickets are on sale for the combination Live/Virtual Edward S. Finkelstein Harrisburg Jewish Film Festival.  

It was quite a challenge this season, to balance the Festival that we wanted to present with the vagaries of Covid-19…

Senior Update 4.22.22

By Roberta Krieger

In my last column I started off by welcoming Spring.  As I'm writing this today, spring has departed and winter has returned.  Hopefully by the time you are reading this, the robins will be plentiful and the daffodils blooming.

On Tuesday, March 22nd, after lunch, we p…

Schwab Essay Contest Winner: The Keys to Peace

By Ryleigh Bourassa

The following essay was written by Ryleigh Bourassa, a 7th grade student at Cross Roads Middle School and member of Temple Ohev Sholom, and received first prize in the Schwab Holocaust Essay Contest. Ryleigh will read her essay at the Governor’s Civic Holocaust Commemo…

Fun and Games Highlight Afternoons at the Jewish Community Center

By Mary Klaus

Anita Post moved her red, yellow, blue and black Rummikub tiles. Beverly Gorny studied the tiles in the middle of the table, planning her next move.

Other tables were filled with women playing the ancient Chinese game of Mah-Jongg, a mainstay at the JCC. Players in this betti…