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Schwab Holocaust Essay Contest: Now Open

The Schwab Holocaust Education Fund of the Jewish Federation of Greater Harrisburg is proud to announce its annual Holocaust Essay Contest.  A committee composed of Second Generation members and educators will judge all entries.

 

TOPIC: Based upon your studies of the Holocaust, what is …

Federal Funds Will Assist Pennsylvania’s Child Care Providers

Throughout the pandemic, Pennsylvania’s child care providers have not only had to navigate how to keep children and staff safe within their doors, but how to keep their doors open altogether in the face of budget and staffing shortfalls.

In a press conference held at the Harrisburg JCC la…

Jewish Federation of Greater Harrisburg Looks Ahead to New Home

The Alexander Grass Campus for Jewish Life will be new home for Jewish organizations

The Jewish Federation of Greater Harrisburg announced today that the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education has accepted its offer to purchase the Dixon University Center.

The Alexander Grass Campus…

Israel Sends Largest-Ever Delegation to Tokyo Olympics

By Adam Grobman

When the Olympics begin on Friday, July 23 in Tokyo, Japan, Israel will be represented in droves with its largest delegation ever.

Eighty-seven athletes are expected to compete across fifteen sports including, for the first time, baseball, archery, and equestrian.

Athletes…

JFNA Welcomes New Israeli Government

On June 13th, Israel’s 36th government was sworn in by the Knesset. The new coalition was narrowly approved and will be led by Naftali Bennett as the 13th Prime Minister of Israel. Yair Lapid was sworn in as the alternate prime minister, with plans to rotate to prime minister in two years.…