The Friedman JCC Is Temporarily Closed.

All on-site programs and activities are postponed until the COVID-19 government guidelines permit.  Our food pantry continues to serve those in need on Mondays and Fridays from 9:30-11am.  We are streaming a variety of fitness classes and events on our Facebook page and via ZOOM. Click HERE to read this week’s  eNews to learn more about what is happening in our community!

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Message from Gary Bernstein, CEO

May 28, 2020 JCC Day Camp is a “GO: for Summer 2020! To ”GO” or “Not to GO” that is the question that the JCC Day Camp Committee has been discussing since the COVID-19 Pandemic hit our community. After weighing in on all the pros and cons of running camp this summer, the Friedman JCC…

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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