Susquehanna Police Bring Home Gold in 2021 Corporate Clash

By Terri Travers

A chance to laugh with coworkers and bond over friendly competition is the mission of the Harrisburg JCC’s annual Corporate Clash.  After a year hiatus due to Covid, the “Business Olympics” were back in action at the JCC on Thursday, August 26th.  Four teams were wi…

Lancaster Community Member Supports Arava Institute with Ride Across Israel

By Don Feldman
In 1972, during the summer following my freshman year in college, I started bicycling in a serious way.   I spent the summer working for my father at his office in Manhattan and I decided to bicycle to work from our home in Belle Harbor, in southeastern Queens.   It was 1…

Jewish Community Has Long Love Affair with America’s Pastime

By Mary Klaus and Adam Grobman

Not many people know more about baseball than Andy Linker.

The longtime beat writer and chronicler of the Harrisburg Senators has written four books on the subject and has been watching the sport since he began attending games with his cousins in the 1960s.

“Hunker Down and Power Through,” Advises HBG JCC Athlete

By Mary Klaus

Quenton Rexroth doesn’t believe in mediocrity.

Whether he’s working out at the Jewish Community Center’s Fitness Center or fulfilling his Air Force duties, the Susquehanna Township High School graduate says he always takes opportunities for growth.

“Do more than meet…

Spinning Is Back! Confessions of A Spinaholic

By Mary Klaus


A few weeks back, I eagerly climbed onto a somewhat dusty spinning bike in the Jewish Community Center spinning studio.

“Wonder how I’ll do after fourteen months with no spinning classes?” I mused, thinking I felt somewhat dusty and rusty, too. “It sure feels good…