Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania

Founded in 1916, their warm and inviting senior community has earned a reputation as the region’s premier provider of short-term rehabilitation, long-term skilled nursing care, and Alzheimer’s care for older adults.

The Jewish Home welcome’s people of all faiths to the Scranton, Pennsylvania community, which offers engaging social activities, entertainment, full-service dining, a family room for private celebrations, beauty salon, and landscaped patio with gorgeous views of the downtown area.

Contact the Jewish Home at (570) 209-5778

Upcoming Events

ORT America Presents Unorthodox the Podcast, featuring Mayim Bialik

When:October 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

MAYIM BIALIK is an American actress, neuroscientist, and author. From 1991 to 1995, she played the title character of the NBC sitcom Blossom. She later played the neurobiologist Amy Farrah Fowler on the CBS sitcom…

“Antisemitism, America & the Law” with Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice David Wecht

When:October 1, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Antisemitism, America & the Law with Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice David Wecht October 1, 2020, 12 noon – 1 PM via Zoom The Wilkes-Barre Law & Library Association and the JCC present Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice…

SUKKOT FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL at the Outdoor Marketplace

When:October 4, 2020 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Celebrate Sukkot at the Outdoor Marketplace. Family Fun activities for you and your children — free pumpkins for the kids, coloring contest, scavenger hunt, raffle and more! Contact Sharon to register at or 570-824-4646 ext 211…

“COVID-19 Practical Advice from an Independent Thinking Physician” with David A. Shaller, MD

When:October 18, 2020 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

“COVID-19 Practical Advice from an Independent Thinking Physician” with David A. Shaller, MD Sunday, October 18, 2020, 2:00 PM David A Shaller MD FACR has an approach to help people improve their odds at avoiding complications of…

“Jokes I Can’t Tell In My Act” with Joel Chasnoff

When:October 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

“Jokes I Can’t Tell In My Act” with Comedian Joel Chasnoff Thursday, October 8, 6:00 PM via Zoom Join us when stand-up comedian and writer Joel Chasnoff performs his popular online show “Jokes I Can’t…

Men’s Club

When:September 8, 2020 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The JCC Men’s Club provides an organization that offers a chance to socialize, meet new friends, and take part in discussion groups. Join us for socially-distanced, in-person meetings at the JCC.   Speakers: Tuesday, October…

Frank Lloyd Wright’s “Falling Water”

When:September 24, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Enjoy this  Free, Virtual Program from our friends at JCC Chicago. LIVE Presentation: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater Thursday, September 24, 3pm EDT Advance registration required:

Chicago Jewish Film Festival LIVE Q&A

When:September 22, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Enjoy these Great, Free, Virtual Programs from our friends at JCC Chicago. JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival LIVE Q&A:  The Song of Names with filmmaker François Girard and executive producer Robert Lantos September 22, 2020, 3pm EDT

Outdoor Marketplace- Sundays from 9am to 3pm

When:August 2, 2020 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where:Friedman JCC

Check out the Outdoor Marketplace on Sundays in  the Friedman JCC parking lot.  Fresh produce, handmade arts and crafts, oils, new and slightly used apparel, antiques and collectibles, equipment, jewelry, and much much more! No…

Fitness Fundraiser: Cornhole Tournament

When:October 25, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Don’t miss out on an opportunity to socialize,  have fun, compete, and win prizes all while making a difference for the Friedman JCC”s Parkinson’s, Wellness and Fitness programs! BAGS FLY AT  1PM ~SOCIAL AND COMPETITIVE…