Jewish Federation of Greater Harrisburg

Haverim Society Awards 2022 Grants

By Adam Grobman

Harrisburg Haverim Society has distributed more than $3500 to four Jewish community organizations through its 2022 grant process.

The giving society, which engages former members of the Harrisburg Jewish community who have moved to other areas of the country and the world, …

Young and Young at Heart Volunteers Make Super Sunday a Success

By Mary Klaus

Jane Halper is no stranger to Super Sunday at the Jewish Community Center. She’s been coming to the fundraising event with her parents for years.

Now, at the venerable age of 11, the Silver Academy student knows first-hand the importance of the phone-a-thon highlighting th…

JCC Programming To Be Led by Longtime Staff Member Terri Travers

By Adam Grobman

The Harrisburg JCC is excited to announce that a familiar name and face will be leading our programming department.

Sports and Fitness Director Terri Travers will be taking on the role of JCC Program Director, bringing her creativity and energy to all corners of the JCC. Te…

Brenner Family ELC Meets the Mark with "Star 4" Rating

By Adam Grobman


The Brenner Family Early Learning Center at the Harrisburg JCC has been re-certified as a STAR 4 learning center through Keystone STARS, a program of Pennsylvania’s Office of Child Development and Early Learning.

The STARS (Standards, Training/Professional Development, A…

JFGH Statement on Antisemitic Incidents at Dickinson and Lancaster

The Jewish Federation of Greater Harrisburg condemn in the strongest possible terms the acts of antisemitic vandalism on the Dickinson Campus in Carlisle and in Penn Square in Lancaster.  We stand in solidarity with our friends and neighbors in Carlisle and Lancaster.  We support tolerance…