Celebrate Israel Day Parade

Save the date of June 5, 2016 for our annual march in the Celebrate Israel Day Parade in NYC. This year’s theme is Sights, Sights & Spirit Stay tuned for more information….

Senior Program (Life Learning Institute) Israel: The Miracle of the Middle East Session II

Israel: The Miracle of the Middle East Rabbi Moshe Saks of Temple Israel (Scranton) and David Fallk, Esq. (CRC Chairman) will present a series of lectures on Israel as part of the Senior Program’s Life Learning Institute lecture series offered at Marywood University in Scranton on Thursday, April 7th and Thursday, April 14th from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm in Room D at the Swartz Center for Spiritual Life. On Thursday, April 14th, David Fallk, … Continue reading

Senior Program (Life Learning Institute) Israel: The Miracle of the Middle East Session I

Israel: The Miracle of the Middle East Rabbi Moshe Saks of Temple Israel (Scranton) and David Fallk, Esq. (CRC Chairman) will present a series of lectures on Israel as part of the Senior Program’s Life Learning Institute lecture series offered at Marywood University in Scranton on Thursday, April 7th and Thursday, April 14th from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm in Room D at the Swartz Center for Spiritual Life. On Thursday, April 7th, Rabbi Saks … Continue reading

Spirited Art a Spirited Success

Despite the frigid temperatures outdoors, over 30 women participated in the Jewish Federation sponsored Girls Night Out; Spirited Art Event which took place on Monday January 11, 2016. Chairladies Leah Laury and Rebecca Tschampel, along with Dassy Ganz of the Jewish Federation set up a delicious wine and cheese buffet which included coffee, fruit and dips as well. The Federation helped defray the cost to the individual artists which encouraged the large attendance. The chairladies … Continue reading

Seventy Years After the Holocaust, Why Is Europe Again Labeling Jews?

by Michael Freund published in Hamodia, November 10, 2015 For the past several weeks, hardly a day has gone by without a barrage of Palestinian terror attacks against innocent Israelis. Fueled by ceaseless incitement orchestrated by senior Palestinian officials, terrorists have taken up knives, guns and stones in an effort to terrify and intimidate the Jewish state and instill fear among its residents. This is a clear-cut case of good versus evil, of a democratic … Continue reading

Nicky’s Family – In Remembrance of Kristallnacht

NICKY’S FAMILY is an emotional retelling of the remarkable efforts one man took to rescue 669 Czech children from death during WWII. Sir Nicholas Winton was a young English businessman at the time; but when chance brought him to Nazi occupied Czechoslovakia, he put aside his own pursuits and began organizing the many children of Jewish refugees to escape Nazi clutches. Once he had appointed himself the authority for such matters, Winton went to work … Continue reading