Taking a Stand Against Hatred

Statement on Death of George Floyd Dear Friends: The Jewish Community Alliance of Northeastern Pennsylvania decries the tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Video recordings clearly show that Mr. Floyd, an African-American 46-year-old, was subjected to shocking brutality despite the fact that he was handcuffed and subdued. His repeated pleas for help and…

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…

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…

A Message of Hope from Gary Bernstein, CEO

By Gary Bernstein, CEO, that was recently published in the Times Leader as an Op-Ed piece and in OnSite Fitness Magazine. There are many delights and pleasures in life, but there are worries and troubles too. Worries can affect us so intensely, so appreciably that we instinctively know that life will never again be the…

Israeli Independence Day celebration featured in Times Leader

Israeli Independence Day celebration set for Wednesday Times Leader April 27, 2020  by Bill O’Boyle KINGSTON — Gary Bernstein, chief executive officer at the Jewish Community Alliance of Northeastern Pennsylvania, announced a virtual ceremony for Israeli Independence Day on Wednesday will bring together Jewish celebrities and leaders from across the globe for an extraordinary event…