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Message from Gary Bernstein, CEO

Dear Friends, Year-End Giving! Did you know that the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act includes changes to the deductibility of charitable contributions made in 2020? These provisions are designed to allow donors to reduce tax obligations while impacting and helping the lives of others. If you itemize deductions on your tax return,…

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Build Your Own Menorah Contest!

Make your own masterpiece out of unconventional materials, then submit a photo MU ...

Midrasha School Chanukah Fundraiser!

A great gift for family and friends! Orders MUST be received by Sunday, December 6th. $8.00 per box of (12) glazed ...

Virtual Holiday Shopping

A Virtual Holiday Shop – Time to share your gifts for the Holidays with Family and Friends!Can’t Get Out? We ha ...

Adult Men’s Basketball League at the Friedman JCC – Registration

Are You Ready for Some Basketball? (Games will be played on Wednesday nights) Registration Begins: November 25, 2020 ...

Introducing: The Chanukah Bears And How They Came To Be

A Magical Story About Where Chanukah presents come from.Written by Kathy Lantz On Sale Now at the JCC. Price: $10.00Ch ...

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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