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News, Announcements, and Updates from the Federation

The Jewish Community Rejects Bigotry and Hate

Jewish Federation of Greater Harrisburg and Community Relations Council signed on to the following letter from Jewish Council for Public Affairs, along with more than 100 other Jewish organizations across North America. The letter was orgiinally published, Tuesday, October 17th, 2023.



Security Update - 10.15.23

Dear Friends,

I wanted to take this moment to write a personal note and update the community as we struggle to make sense of the events that began on October 7th – and as we wrestle with the impact here at home.

Trying times doesn’t even seem to cut it for this moment.  The inhumani…

Introducing Our New Regional Security Advisor

Col. Tim Brooks will advise, direct, and launch the Community Security
Program for the Greater Harrisburg and Lehigh Valley
Jewish Communities


The Jewish Federation of Greater Harrisburg, the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley, and the Secure Community Network (SCN), the official …

Introducing next Jewish Federation President/CEO David Cohen

The Jewish Federation of Greater Harrisburg is excited to announce the hire of David Cohen as its next President/CEO.

Currently of Boston, MA, David brings more than twenty-five years of leadership experience across the Jewish communal world and a deep understanding of the priorities and ch…