Israel Mission

The culmination of our year is the Israel Mission, this year planned for Sunday October 18- Wednesday October 28, 2015. This year’s theme is “Bring Your Friends to Israel”. We are looking for groups of friends to join together to make this a most exciting and meaningful experience. Jay Weiss will give trip highlights at the May 28th event when tour guide, Lee Glassman, will speak.

Simchat Torah

(Celebrates the conclusion of the year-long cycle of reading the Torah – the Five Books of Moses – and renewing the cycle) Monday – Simchat Torah starts at sundown Tuesday – Simchat Torah … Continue reading


(Feast of Tabernacles. Jews are commanded to dwell in temporary shelters as their ancestors the Israelites did in the desert after the exodus from Egypt) Thursday – Sukkot starts at sundown Friday – Day 1 (first day of Sukkot) Saturday – Day 2 (second day of Sukkot) … Continue reading

Rosh HaShanah

 (The Jewish New Year begins with ten (10) days of penitence.) Sunday – Rosh HaShanah starts at sundown Monday – Day 1 (first day of Rosh HaShanah) Tuesday – Day 2 (second day of Rosh HaShanah) … Continue reading

2016 UJA Campaign Opening Event

All are invited to join us for the 2016 UJA Campaign Event featuring the movie ABOVE AND BEYOND and refreshments. Thursday evening, August 27, 2015 7:00 PM @ The Scranton JCC 601 Jefferson Avenue Scranton, PA 18510 Refreshments will be served Please RSVP Would you risk everything – your future, your citizenship, even your life – to help a brother in need? In 1948, just three years after the liberation of Nazi death camps, … Continue reading

Summer Movie

Summer Movie @ The JCC Join us Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 7:00 pm as Moshe Mones, Director, introduces his new movie Dovid Meyer. About the Movie: The Kalmans, a proper British, “non-practising” Jewish family, think they are hiring an au pair for their two young children. Hoping for a real life Mary Poppins, the family is in for a shock when the au pair who turns up on their doorstep is DOVID MEYER, a … Continue reading