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Message from Gary Bernstein, CEO

June 18, 2020   Dear Friends:   On behalf of the Friedman JCC Staff and Board of Directors, we would like to thank you for your support and patience as we have continued to navigate the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. Although our doors have been closed for nearly three months, our professional staff team…

Upcoming Special Events


News and Happenings


59th Annual Golf Tournament-Register NOW !

Contact Gary at 570-824-4646 or gary.bernstein@nepajca.org for more information and to sign up.

Taking a Stand Against Hatred

Statement on Death of George Floyd Dear Friends: The Jewish Community Alliance of Northeastern Pennsylvania decries the tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Video recordings clearly show that Mr. Floyd, an African-American 46-year-old, was subjected to shocking brutality despite the fact that he was handcuffed and subdued. His repeated pleas for help and…

Friedman JCC Day Camp In the News!

Friedman JCC Day Camp is a “GO” for Summer 2020 By Bill O’Boyle, Published in The Times Leader on May 28,2020 boboyle@timesleader.com KINGSTON — The Friedman JCC Day Camp Committee announced Thursday that the JCC camp site located in Dallas near Harvey’s Lake, will open July 6 and run for six weeks The committee had…

NEPA GIVES- June 5th

Dear Friends: Have you dreamed of making history? Of course, we all have. NEPA Gives is a chance to be a part of your community’s day of giving – an opportunity to unite our community around causes in which we truly believe and help nonprofit organizations connect to the larger community. Please join our campaign…

Upcoming Virtual Programs


Sara’s Table

Kraus Chaiken Food Pantry

Sara’s Table at the Kraus Chaiken Food Pantry is a full service food pantry open to those in need. The Food Pantry is open Monday & Friday mornings from 9:30 – 11 AM and recipients may “shop” among our shelves of non-perishable goods, as well as produce and meats.

Early Childhood

Illumination Early Learning Center

Our vision is to be an innovative early learning center consisting of children, families and educators who collaborate to construct enriched learning experiences. We aspire to be active, engaged, reflective, and intentional partners who will enhance the lives of children in the Wyoming Valley.


JCC Day Camp

Located in a gated, 40-acre jewel overlooking scenic Harvey’s Lake, our camp abounds with sports fields, three swimming pools, an indoor gym (available for year-round use), a performing arts theatre in the round, tennis courts, outdoor and indoor basketball courts…

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