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

Annual Meeting

YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO THE ANNUAL MEETING of the Jewish Federation of Northeastern Pennsylvania Please join us as we elect Officers and Trustees, celebrate the achievements of the past year and honor several individuals for their leadership contributions to our community and to Israel. Thursday, June 11th, 2015, 7:00 PM Koppelman Auditorium Scranton Jewish Community Center 601 Jefferson Avenue, Scranton Dessert Reception & Film: “Israel Inside: How a Little Nation makes such a Big … Continue reading