Passover / פסח

Passover (Pesach) commemorates the story of the Exodus, in which the ancient Israelites were freed from slavery in Egypt. Passover begins on the 15th day of the month of Nisan […]

Yom Hashoah

JCC – Koppelman Auditorium 601 Jefferson Ave, Scranton, PA

Join us for an evening of remembrance and reflection as we come together as a community to say: We Will Never Forget.


Yom HaShoah יום השואה

Holocaust Remembrance Day “Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day” known colloquially in Israel and abroad as Yom HaShoah (יום השואה) and in English as Holocaust Remembrance Day, or Holocaust Day, is […]


Yom Haatzmaut / יום העצמאות

Immediately after Yom Hazikaron ends, Yom Haatzmaut (Israel’s Independence Day) begins. It takes place on the date in the Hebrew calendar that Israel declared independence, the 5th of Iyar. This year, […]

Israel 75 Live! at the JCC

JCC – Koppelman Auditorium 601 Jefferson Ave, Scranton, PA

Come to the JCC for Israel 75 Live!


Lag Baomer / ל”ג בעומר

Lag BaOmer occurs on the 33rd day of the Omer, which is the 49-day period between Passover and Shavuot. The word “Lag” represents the number 33 in Hebrew, and the name […]

Scranton Hebrew Day School 75th Annual Dinner

Save the Date! Scranton Hebrew Day School 75th Annual Dinner at: The Hilton Scranton - 100 Adams Avenue Honorees: Mr. & Mrs. Alex Gans Dr. & Mrs. David Horowitz Dinner […]


Shavuot / שבועות

Shavuot is the second of three pilgrimage festivals in Judaism (along with Passover and Sukkot). Known as the Shalosh Regalim in Hebrew, these festivals each have agricultural and historical significance and were days […]

Celebrate Israel Parade | NYC

Join us as we march down Manhattan's Fifth Avenue, enjoy NYC, and grab a bite to eat and shop in Teaneck, New Jersey!



Tisha B’Av / תשעה באב

Always observed on the ninth day of the month of Av, hence Tisha (ninth) b’Av (in the month of Av) on the Jewish calendar, Tisha b’Av is a full day […]


Rosh Hashana / ראש השנה

Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year. It is the first of the High Holidays or Yamim Noraim (“Days of Awe”), celebrated ten days before Yom Kippur. Rosh Hashanah is […]