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UPCOMING EVENTS & IMPORTANT DATES

Purim / פורים

March 16 @ 6:00 pm - March 17 @ 6:30 pm

Passover / פסח

April 15 @ 7:30 pm - April 23 @ 8:00 pm

Yom HaShoah יום השואה

April 28 @ 7:30 pm - April 29 @ 7:30 pm

IN THE NEWS

CHEJFEC NAMED NEW JEWISH FEDERATION NEPA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | December 16, 2021 Jewish Federation of Northeastern Pennsylvania 601 Jefferson Avenue  Scranton, PA 18510 JEWISH FEDERATION OF NEPA APPOINTS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR DANIEL CHEJFEC  SCRANTON, PA: The Jewish Federation of Northeastern Pennsylvania [...]

By | January 4th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

UJA Campaign Opening Event 2022

Sunday, October 10, 2021, was a beautiful autumn day, perfect for a family-friendly event sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Northeastern Pennsylvania to kick off its 2022 UJA Campaign. Friends of the Federation, old and new, [...]

By | October 18th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Mark Silverberg’s Retirement Party

On Sunday afternoon, August 22, 2021, the Jewish Federation of NEPA hosted a retirement party honoring executive director, Mark Silverberg, for over 20 years of excellent leadership and Dolores Gruber, office manager for 30 [...]

By | September 1st, 2021|Categories: Event, Events, Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

New prehistoric human unknown to science discovered in Israel

Hebrew U and Tel Aviv University researchers found remains of a new type of ‘Homo’ who lived in the region some 130,000 years ago. A new type of early human previously not [...]

By | June 30th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

2021 Virtual Annual Teen Symposium on the Holocaust

INTRODUCTION by Mary Ann Answini, Director, Holocaust Education and Resource Center In the early spring, it was our hope that the 33rd Annual Teen Symposium on the Holocaust could be a hybrid event with [...]