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…

York JCC Expands Social Services Through JFS Acquisition

By Jessica Montour

The York Jewish Community Center is expanding its programs and services through the acquisition of Jewish Family Services of York. As of May 28, 2021, York JFS is now operating as the Family Services department of the York JCC.

Since 1988, JFS has provided quality servic…

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…

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…

JCC Reopens After Temporary SFR Closure

Following Governor Tom Wolf’s announcement on December 30, the Harrisburg JCC resumed previously opened fitness activities beginning at 8am on January 4.

Current activities available to members (with online pre-registration) include:

JCC Fitness Center – including strength and cardio c…