1024 Harrisburg Pike | Lancaster, PA 17603
Rabbi Elazar and Shira Green, Directors
Chabad provides creative Jewish programming in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. In York, they offer the acclaimed Jewish Learning Institute series in collaboration with the JCC. Participants enjoy the relaxed, humorous, and informative classes where everyone is welcome regardless of the level of observance or education. The Chabad website features thousands of articles, audio, and video.
The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) represents 146 Jewish Federations and over 300 Network communities, which raise and distribute more than $3 billion annually and through planned giving and endowment programs to support social welfare, social services and educational needs. The Federation movement, collectively among the top 10 charities on the continent, protects and enhances the well-being of Jews worldwide through the values of tikkun olam (repairing the world), tzedakah (charity and social justice) and Torah (Jewish learning).
JCC Association of North America is the leadership network of, and central agency for over 275 Jewish Community Centers, YM-YWHAs and camps in the United States and Canada, which annually serve more than one million members. The association offers a wide range of services and resources to enable its affiliates to provide educational, cultural and recreational programs to enhance the lives of North American Jewry. JCC Association is also the US government-accredited agency for serving the religious and social needs of Jewish military personnel, their families and patients in VA hospitals through JWB Chaplains Council.
KEIRUV, an independent Jewish nonprofit, affirms and fortifies Jewish life outside the congregational setting through direct provision of rabbinic outreach services to the unaffiliated and underserved within the Jewish community as well as Jewish advocacy within the general population. As the region’s newest Jewish organization, KEIRUV exemplifies compassion and creativity in connecting with Jews wherever and whenever there is a need, offering spiritual (life-cycle officiation), educational (teaching and advocacy), and emotional (pastoral care) support services. KEIRUV is made possible thanks to the generosity of its founding partner — Ohev Sholom Congregation (York, PA) — and individual donors, like you!
Gordon Center for Jewish Life | 253 W. Springettsbury Avenue | York, PA 17403
Phone (717) 815-2041
York College Hillel and the Doris and Bernard Gordon Center for Jewish Student Life is a warm, welcoming and meaningful community where students feel inspired to engage in a Jewish journey, strengthen their personal identities, and deepen their connections to the campus and the world around them.
The Gordon Center serves as a gathering place for all students, faculty, and staff who would like to learn more about Jewish ideals, traditions and culture. Whether it means coming together to celebrate Shabbat, piloting new social justice initiatives, learning to bake Challah, or hanging out with friends, the Gordon Center provides an environment where students share new perspectives and build community together in a relaxed atmosphere.