Arts + Culture

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…

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…

Edward S. Finkelstein Harrisburg Jewish Film Festival Goes Virtual

By Julie Sherman

The Edward S. Finkelstein Harrisburg Jewish Film Festival is going virtual this summer, from June 28th-July 30th.  Meaning, you will not have to wait for September only to find that we have had to postpone our 2020 season even further due to Covid-19 uncertainties.  Inste…

Masks: Senior Adult Club Member Protects Community with Homespun Solution

by Adam Grobman

When Natalie Damrauer started sewing in school during the 8th grade, she knew that she was learning a skill that could come in handy someday. She just didn’t know how important that skill might become.

With the COVID-19 outbreak, many community members, finding themselves…

Celebrate Israel Independence Day with Mediterranean Dips

by Norman Gras

So you’re stuck at home looking for easy foods to make for dinner or snacking. All you have left in your cabinet are canned products and a few basic products in the refrigerator. With Israel’s Independence Day in mind why not make hummus and other dips?

At the JCC we ski…