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PJC Statement in Response to Philly NAACP President Rodney Muhammad

The Pennsylvania Jewish Coalition issued the following statement in response to the recent Facebook post of Philadelphia NAACP president Rodney Muhammad:

 

Rodney Muhammad’s statement, cloaked with the authority of the NAACP-- an organization with a storied legacy and laudable goals—r…

STATEMENT ON ANTI-SEMITIC COMMENTS BY EAGLES WIDE RECEIVER DESEAN JACKSON

The following statement is adapted from one originally shared on July 10, 2020. Since publishing this statement, Mr. Jackson has expressed remorse for his comments and has participated in Holocaust education with Survivors.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Harrisburg stands with ADL,  AJC,…

Harrisburg JCC Reopens with Children's Programs

The JCC has begun its staged reopening process. We had worked with our Medical Advisory Team for the previous month to determine the safest way to reopen.

On Monday, June 22, Brenner Family Early Learning Center reopened at 50% initial capacity.

On Monday, June 29, Summer Break at the J b…

Statement on the Murder of George Floyd

STATEMENT OF THE JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER HARRISBURG, THE COMMUNITY RELATIONS COUNCIL OF THE FEDERATION, AND THE RABBINIC COUNCIL OF GREATER HARRISBURG

The Jewish Community of the Harrisburg area, represented by the Jewish Federation of Greater Harrisburg, Community Relations Council of…

Organizations Jointly Condemn PA Lawmaker’s Offensive Nazi Analogy

On May 4, 2020, a coalition of Jewish-affiliated organizations issued the following statement: 

“ADL, the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, the Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, the Jewi…