Celebrate Tu BiShvat

Celebrate Tu BiShvat – the original Earth Day! Do good for the earth! Donate to support forestry and green innovations efforts and plant trees in Israel!  Jewish National Fund-USA has planted over 260 million trees in Israel. While this is an impressive achievement, there is always a need for more due to natural forest regrowth,…

From Mistakes to Miracles

Join us February 26 at 11:00 AM at the Friedman JCC to hear about the book “From Mistakes to Miracles” as Lori Prashker-Thomas Discusses Adoption, Stigma, Shame, & Standing Strong in Her Book Join us for a light brunch co-sponsored by Friedman JCC and Temple Israel. Food under dietary supervision of Temple Israel. Reservations are required Contact…

Holocaust Remembrance Concert

Save the Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at 7:30 pm A haunting choral tribute to the six million Jews who were systematically persecuted and murdered. Based on primary sources studied in the Aleksander Kulisiewicz Collection at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Donald McCullough composed the Holocaust Cantata (Songs from the Camps) in 1998. The…

Please Join Us!

Stop by the JCC on Saturday, January 28 from 9-12 When you sign up for a JCC  membership  or register for Camp you will be  entered in a drawing to win one of the following prizes!  Stop in and see us!!!! And more are coming. The JCC has more than 90 years of experience in…

JCC Open House on PA Live!

PA live! (WBRE) — Monday on PA live!, Chris and Rachel spoke with Amanda and Doug from the Friedman Jewish Community Center about their upcoming Membership and Camp Open House. Amanda and Doug talk about the event, explaining what it is for and who it is open to. They also hint at what sort of raffle…

Book Club of the Month

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid Thursday, February 23 at 1:00 PM In this entrancing novel “that speaks to the Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor in us all”, a legendary film actress reflects on her relentless rise to the top and the risks she took, the loves she lost, and the…

Message from Gary Bernstein, CEO

Gary BernsteinJCA Annual Meeting SpeechNovember 15, 2022 Good evening, everyone. Thank you for joining us this evening at the Friedman JCC for our 2022 JCA Annual Members Meeting. Believe it or not, this is my third Annual Meeting. Time really flies when you’re having fun. Congratulations to Bill Grant & Lynn Bachstein on receiving this…