Press Releases

News, Announcements, and Updates from the Federation

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…

JCC to Temporarily Suspend In-Person SFR Activities Effective 12/12 - 1/4

Dear Members and Friends,

In accordance with PA Governor Tom Wolf's newest
COVID-19 mitigation measures, the Harrisburg JCC will temporarily cease all in-person Sports, Fitness, and Recreation (SFR) activities beginning Saturday, December 12 until at least January 4th at 8am.

Our building…

Responding to the Desecration of Kesher Israel Congregation

Our community was horrified yesterday to learn that Kesher Israel Congregation was desecrated with two swastikas painted on their building at 2500 North Third Street.  Although KI was able to remove the physical markings, the pain of this act of hatred remains. The Mayor’s Interfaith Advi…

PA Jewish Coalition Responds to Post by Philadelphia NAACP President

The Pennsylvania Jewish Coalition issued the following statement in response to the recent Facebook post of Philadelphia NAACP president Rodney Muhammad:

Rodney Muhammad’s statement, cloaked with the authority of the NAACP-- an organization with a storied legacy and laudable goals—refle…

Guidelines for Travel & Quarantine

Updated 3/1/21:

As of 3/1/21, out-of-state travellers no longer need to quarantine upon re-entering Pennsylvania.

Please do not visit the Harrisburg JCC if you or someone you have had close contact with are sick, have symptoms, or have a fever of 100 degrees or higher.



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