Press Releases

News, Announcements, and Updates from the Federation

A Big Announcement For Jewish Harrisburg's Future

To our community members:

For the last 65 years, we’ve called the building at 3301 N. Front Street home. It has hosted many simchas and special events, keeping us connected and coming together year after year, and each of us hold it in our hearts in different ways, from remembering the da…

ELC Fundraiser Promotes Guardianship of the Earth

One of the most important Jewish values is Shomrei Adamah, being the guardian of the earth. It sounds a little like being a superhero, right?

At the JCC Brenner Family Early Learning Center, this teaching is one of our most important precepts. A major part of our curriculum involves our sch…

Statement in Response to Events of 1/6/21 in Washington D.C.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Harrisburg and the Jewish Community Relations Council of Harrisburg condemn the undemocratic actions at the U.S. Capitol on January 6th, 2021. This attempt to prevent a smooth transition of power was rooted in extremism and displayed symbols of hate and anti…

JCC Sports, Fitness, and Recreation Resumes 1/4/21

Dear Friends,

Thank you for your patience and support during the recent temporary suspension of in-person Sports, Fitness, and Recreation activities at the  Harrisburg JCC. Per Gov. Wolf’s announcement on December 30, we will be permitted to resume previously opened fitness activities b…