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Message from Gary Bernstein, CEO

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Message from Gary Bernstein, CEO

Dear Friends, During these past few months, The Friedman JCC has seen several operational successes that we can all feel good about but have at the same time revealed how much further we have yet to go, the opportunities that have emerged from this pandemic – for strategic thinking and planning, for pursuing effectiveness and…

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Commission On Economic Opportunity

The Nutrition Education team at the Commission on Economic Opportunity is committed to teaching families about good n ...

Free Meditation and Yoga Classes Offered by Theresa Maria Novak on Facebook Live

Schedule for Meditation:  Meditation to Improve Your Memory And More at 8:30am {Om Ah Hum} Meditation to Improve Yo ...

Vaccines and their Impact on Jewish Life

Join national experts in conversation with Erika Rudin-Luria, President of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, and JFNA ...

The Programming Committee of the Friedman JCC

The Programming Committee of the Friedman JCC is back and better than ever! Please let us know you would be interested ...

Illumination Early Learning Center – NOW HIRING!

Illumination Early Learning Center NOW HIRING! Full and Part time Teaching staff. Call for an interview at 570-208-908 ...

ZOOM – Fitness Class Registration

Are you ready to get fit with our instructors on ZOOM? Click the link to register for your favorite classes with Debbie, Doreen, and Terri!

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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 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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