The SABABA Graduates of 2020

Introduction by Sally Jo Bronner

The high school graduates of 2020 have missed out on milestones and rites of passage teenagers look forward to in their senior year due to the public health crisis. SABABA graduates, however, also missed out on participating in the March of the Living, a lea…

Virtual Edward S. Finkelstein Harrisburg Jewish Film Festival In Full Swing

By Julie Sherman

Two fabulous films down, eight more to go throughout the month of July.   It’s not too late to join the fun – go to, register, and you will automatically begin to receive free links to upcoming films as they are premiered as part of our virtual Festival…

Local Teen Among Recipients of National Award for Effecting Social Change

By Adam Grobman

Max Astrachan, a local Jewish teen and Sababa student, is among 15 teen leaders announced as recipients of the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards.

Presented by the Hellen Diller Family Foundation, the award recognizes teens working across the globe to address urgent issues, fro…

Edward S. Finkelstein HBG Jewish Film Festival Opens Virtually On June 28th

By Julie Sherman

It’s not what we expected for our 2020 outing, but then again, so far, much of 2020 has not been what any of us expected.

The Edward S. Finkelstein Harrisburg Jewish Film Festival begins its maiden virtual voyage on Sunday, June 28th, streaming our 2020 season directly i…

Lost No Longer: Lost Tribe Esports Engages Jewish Teens in New Way

by Adam Grobman

Esports – it’s the fastest-growing segment of sports and gaming that you haven’t seen on television. A $1 billion industry, gamers across the world stream and perform for hundreds of millions of viewers each year.

Now, that arena-energy gaming is being brought to teen…