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…

York JCC Expands Social Services Through JFS Acquisition

By Jessica Montour

The York Jewish Community Center is expanding its programs and services through the acquisition of Jewish Family Services of York. As of May 28, 2021, York JFS is now operating as the Family Services department of the York JCC.

Since 1988, JFS has provided quality servic…

Update To HBG JCC Mask/Reservation Policy

After careful consideration and consultation with its Medical Advisory Team, the Harrisburg JCC has made the following updates to its masking policy and registration system. These updates went into effect on June 1, 2021:

  • Face Masks are now optional for fully vaccinated members visiting t…