Pew Research Study Outlines Decade of Changes in Jewish Community

By Adam Grobman

What did it mean to be a Jewish-American in 2020?

The Pew Research Center attempted to answer this question and many more with its new report, Jewish Americans in 2020.

Researchers found elements of stability, change, and uncertainty throughout the survey, which was compl…

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…

Harrisburg Rallies For Peace in Israel

by Adam Grobman

Hours after a ceasefire was announced between Israel and Hamas, community members gathered for a pre-planned rally at the PA State Capitol on May 20.

The Israel Rally For Peace brought more than 150 attendees from across the community together in support of Israel. The prog…

PJC Statement on the Rise of Domestic Anti-Semitism

On May 27, 2021, the Pennsylvania Jewish Coalition released the following statement on the rise of domestic anti-Semitism:

The Pennsylvania Jewish Coalition (PJC) has grave concerns regarding the rise in anti-Semitic hate crimes both locally and nationally.

Since the recent fighting in Isr…

Jewish Groups Urge Congress to Speak in Solidarity with AAPI Communities

Originally published 4/23/21

In a letter to Congressional leadership, The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) and more than a dozen Jewish groups, including the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and the American Jewish Congress (AJC), highlighted the need to stand with Asian American and …