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Update to Harrisburg JCC Mask Policy

As of March 4, 2022, the Harrisburg JCC is no longer requiring visitors to wear masks, with exceptions of the Brenner Family Early Learning Center, youth programming involving children under 5, and during JCC Senior Club Programming. 

We still encourage all visitors to take safety precauti…

PJC Applauds Support for Non-Profit Security Grant Program

The Pennsylvania Jewish Coalition (PJC) commends Governor Wolf and the Pennsylvania legislative caucuses for a new budgetary allocation of $4.5 million in further support of the Non-Profit Security Grant program (Act 83 of 2019).  Act 83 of 2019 is a five-year program to help improve the se…

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…