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…

Message from Gary Bernstein, CEO

On behalf of the Friedman JCC Board and Staff, we would like to wish you all a Happy Memorial Day, as well as a Chag Shavuot! We hope that you and your family are staying healthy and safe during these times. Please find below two exciting upcoming programs, and feel free to share these stories…

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…

Message from Gary Bernstein, CEO

Monday, May 18, 2020 Dear Friends:  I am writing you today to inform you about the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC) and how potential tax dollars turn into scholarships.  What is the Pennsylvania EITC Program? On Friday, May 15, The Educational Improvement Tax Credit program allowed business donors and accredited individual donors to redirect their…

The Great Big Jewish Food Fest

The Great Big Jewish Food Fest- Online and in Your Kitchen May 19-24, 2020 Grab Your Spot Sign up for updates, special opportunities and future event announcements! You can also learn more about speakers, presenters and social events as they are announced by following The Great Big Jewish Food Fest on Instagram, Facebook, and/or Twitter.

Friedman JCC In the News!

Fitness that can fit into any schedule by Matt Bufano, Staff Writer Citizens Voice / Published: May 13, 2020 Many people are staying home, increasing their chances of avoiding the coronavirus while obeying lockdown orders from the government. Just because gyms and fitness centers have temporarily closed, however, doesn’t mean members’ health should suffer as…

Message from Gary Bernstein, CEO

May 12, 2020 Dear Friends: Today we celebrate the Jewish holiday, Lag B’Omer. On the calendar it marks the 33rd day of the counting of the Omer, the days between Passover and Shavuot. The days preceding are observed as a time of mourning. It is then that 24,000 students of Rabbi Akiva perished as result of…