Time for Flu Shots!

When:October 13, 2020 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Flu Shots Available at the Friedman JCC Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:00 am to 1:00 pm   This is Drive Up Clinic.  Please wear a mask and stay in your vehicle. Flu shots will be…

Fitness Fundraiser: Cornhole Tournament

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

A Gala Honoring Allan Kluger

When:September 13, 2020 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Where:Freidman JCC

Please join us this September 13th  for the Kluger Tribute Gala. With respect to adhering to CDC-enforced guidelines, the Kluger Tribute Gala will be a 1.5 hour socially-distanced cocktail party including hors d’oeuvres, desserts, coffee,…

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! Sunday,…

Virtual Rosh Hashanah Baking Demo

When:September 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Virtual Rosh Hashanah Baking Demo from our friends at the Staten Island JCC Rosh Hashanah is right around the corner, and what better way to start the sweet new year than with delicious apple-themed desserts?!…

59th Annual JCC Golf Tournament

When:August 24, 2020 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where:Huntsville Golf Club, 1334 Market St, Dallas, PA 18612

Proceeds Benefit the Autistic and JCC Day Camp Scholarship Funds. 8:00am Registration 9:00am Shot Gun Start   Learn more HERE   Contact Gary Bernstein, CEO to Register Call: 570-824-4646 x200 Email gary.bernstein@nepajca.org   Special Thanks…

The Communal Kvell

When:September 26, 2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

🥳Don’t miss out on this kvellaganza, happening only on Wednesday, September 16. Celebrate with special guests, musical performances, and Jewish communities from around the globe. Learn more here: RSVP: cvent.me/5VMblD #KvellWithMe #CommunalKvell #JewishTogether

Dr. Ruth’s Journey from Holocaust Orphan to Fame

When:August 13, 2020 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Dr. Ruth will share her story of how she moved to the United States and started her career. She will discuss the philosophies that guide her in life and how her new documentary, Ask Dr. Ruth,…

Klezmer: Music and Community in Twentieth-Century Philadelphia, with Hankus Netsky

When:July 30, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Klezmer: Music and Community in Twentieth-Century Philadelphia, with Hankus Netsky Thursday, July 30, 7pm   Join the Yiddish Book Center for a conversation with virtuoso musician and ethnomusicologist Hankus Netsky, who helped spark the revival…

Prepare for Tisha B’Av with AMIT

When:July 27, 2020 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

  Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver Introduce Alien Superstar   Many of us know Henry Winkler as “The Fonz” on TV’s Happy Days, but did you know that he also writes kids’ books? Join Henry…

Maccabi USA Presents “Talking Hoops with Basketball Legend, Larry Brown”

When:July 23, 2020 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Maccabi USA Presents Talking Hoops with Basketball Legend, Larry Brown Larry Brown is truly one of the iconic figures in the world of basketball. NCAA Champion. Olympic Champion. NBA Champion. Hall of Famer. Legend of the…

The Yiddish Book Center Presents Immigration and Adaptation: Jewish Women of the Lower East Side

When:July 23, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

“Jewish Women of the World, Unite!” In 1908, a Yiddish newspaper summoned the Jewish immigrant women of New York’s Lower East Side to unite—not to start a revolution but rather to observe the Sabbath. The…

Jewish Together: #Summer5780 Virtual Opportunities

When:June 19, 2020 @ 3:25 pm – August 31, 2020 @ 4:25 pm

Learn. Laugh. Connect. Find meaning and tradition. All with Jewish community. In unprecedented times, Jewish organizations everywhere have been stretching in new ways to reimagine and reinvent #Summer5780.  Discover virtual opportunities for kids and college…

American Red Cross Community Blood Drive

When:July 20, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where:Friedman JCC Meeting Room

The Friedman JCC is once again in hosting a Red Cross blood drive. These blood drives are a critical element in saving lives. Giving blood is safe, simple and saves lives. Each donated pint of…

“Inclusion as a Jewish Value” A Webinar Presented by JFNA

When:June 23, 2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Those in the nonprofit sector live their values in their work every day. For many, those values spring deeply from Jewish identity. Torah calls upon Jews to be just and charitable – and it also calls upon them…

“We Are Here” A Celebration of Resilience, Resistance & Hope

When:June 14, 2020 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Where:See link in Description

A 75-minute program featuring musical performances and remarks from performers and public figures including National Medal of Arts recipient and Grammy-winning soprano Renée Fleming, Grammy-winning violinist Joshua Bell, leading Chinese concert pianist and United Nations…

Virtual Tour @ Masada

When:June 14, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join AIFL for a virtual tour of Masada, in the third of our monthly Virtual Israel Travel series with Reuven Solomon, Master Tour Guide.  Reuven will share photos, maps and stories. He will guide participants…

An Evening with Author Nathan Englander

When:June 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Nathan Englander’s most recent book, critically-acclaimed Kaddish.com, follows Larry—the secular son in a family of Orthodox Jews—who hires a stranger through a website called kaddish.com to say Kaddish for his father. Irreverent, hilarious, and wholly irresistible, Nathan Englander’s tale brilliantly captures…

A Conversation with Author Steve Israel

When:June 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

For­mer Con­gress­man Steve Israel left Capi­tol Hill – unin­dict­ed and unde­feat­ed – to pur­sue a career as a writer and cur­rent­ly heads the Cor­nell Uni­ver­si­ty Insti­tute of Pol­i­tics and Glob­al Affairs. Israel’s most recent book, Big Guns, skew­ers the…

Celebrate Israel [Virtual] Parade!

When:June 21, 2020 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The 2020 Celebrate Israel Parade hosted annually by JCRC-NY will take place online. This year’s theme is Todah (“thank you”), and will focus on thanking all the healthcare, first responder, and other frontline workers in…

Food Distribution

When:June 6, 2020 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where:Friedman JCC, 613 SJ Strauss Lane, Kingston, PA 18704

In partnership with  CEO and the Northeast Regional Weinberg Food Bank, the Friedman JCC is hosting a food distribution. Recipients must remain in their vehicles to receive food donation and provide proof of residency via…

The Great Big Jewish Food Fest

When:May 19, 2020 – May 28, 2020 all-day

The Great Big Jewish Food Fest!  Online and in Your Kitchen Grab Your Spot Sign up for updates, special opportunities and future event announcements! You can also learn more about speakers, presenters and social events…


When:June 5, 2020 all-day

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…

Virtual J5K /3.1Mile Walk Jog Run

When:May 25, 2020 – May 27, 2020 all-day

Support the JCC Athletics Department by signing up for our “Virtual” 5K! Go the distance!  Wear your T-shirt and send in a selfie and screenshot of your distance and time. Register by emailing Kevin Harcarik …

Virtual L’Chaim-Honoring First Responders

When:May 20, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Join Billy Crystal and the Secure Community Network (SCN) for a Live Virtual L’Chaim in honor of the first responders protecting our communities during the COVID-19 crisis. Click HERE to participate Click HERE to learn…

Light Up Friedman JCC

When:May 24, 2020 @ 8:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Join your fellow friends and neighbors who will light a candle, shine a cell phone or flashlight simultaneously on Sunday, May 24 from 8 PM to 8:15 PM as a sign of hope and prayer…

Giving Tuesday

When:May 5, 2020 all-day

Giving Tuesday On May 5, 2020, the Jewish Community Alliance of Northeastern Pennsylvania is participating in #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of unity and giving. As you know, our Friedman JCC provides meaningful and critical services…

Author Talk with Nina Bocci

When:April 30, 2020 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

AUTHOR TALK with Nina Bocci Thursday, April 30, 1 PM LIVE on NIna Bocci Facebook page Join Nina Bocci, USA Today best selling author of Roman Crazy and The Hopeless Romantics Series, On the Corner…

Virtual J5K a Huge Success! Check out our Photo Gallery:

On behalf of everyone at Friedman JCC and the Athletics Department, we would like to express our sincere appreciation for you constant support and generous donations for our Inaugural Virtual J5K event that was held on May 25,26, 27, 2020. Thank you for making this the Center for Everyone!