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Chisuk Emuna Congregation

of Greater Harrisburg, PA

3219 Green Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110-5507
Phone: 717-232-4851 |

Latest News

Fire and Flood

Posted on October 9, 2011

In 2009, Chisuk Emuna members were forced out of their synagogue by a devastating fire that destroyed their sanctuary just days before Passover. They relocated to the Jewish Community Center. Last month, Chisuk Emuna members were forced out of there by flooding, which caused at least $1.5 million damage shortly before Rosh Hashanah and Yom Continue Reading »

An Experience by Dr. Maggie Grotzinger

Posted on October 9, 2011

Dr. Maggie GrotzingerAs a member of Chisuk Emuna Congregation, whose synagogue sanctuary was destroyed by fire in 2009, I recently participated in a workshop about designing the interior of our future home on Green and Vaughn streets in uptown Harrisburg. Craig Match, of Harrisburg, places the last of the holy documents into a grave before Continue Reading »

The Fire Within Us Campaign Update

Posted on September 13, 2011

Come join in designing our new home!

Posted on July 6, 2011

July 1, 2011 29 Sivan, 5771 To the Chisuk Emuna Family, Together, we are all building a new spiritual home for our congregation and community. Now is the time that your input is needed to make our synagogue welcoming,accessible, efficient and inspiring. As co-chairs of the Building Committee, we invite you to join us for Continue Reading »

Chisuk Emuna Capital Campaign Surpasses $2 Million Mark

Posted on July 1, 2011

At the Congregation’s Annual Meeting on June 20th, the Campaign Co-chairs announced that the Chisuk Emuna Capital Campaign has surpassed the $2 million mark, an important milestone in moving toward securing funds to make possible our long awaited new home. This amount, which grows daily, even increased to $2,038,000 by the end of the meeting, Continue Reading »

Chisuk Emuna Capital Campaign reaches 50% of goal!

Posted on April 29, 2011

Dear Fellow Congregant: On April 3rd, we honored Maggie Grotzinger and Stan & Cory Schneider; we also noted the second anniversary of the devastating fire that destroyed our building on Fifth and Division. I would now like to provide you with an update on our plans for a new home and to announce significant – Continue Reading »

Chisuk Emuna Capital Campaign

Posted on March 21, 2011

December 10, 2010 Dear Fellow Congregants: Nearly 200 Chisuk Emuna members came together only a few weeks ago to celebrate our wonderful community and to learn more about our congregation’s exciting plans for the future. At the event, we shared some exciting campaign news and unveiled preliminary renderings of our new synagogue facility. Wow! We Continue Reading »


Posted on November 16, 2010

Milestones Those who sow in tears will reap in joy. (Psalms 126:5) On Saturday night, the Chisuk Emuna family celebrated its continued vitality and its progress towards realizing its dream of increased spiritual vibrancy in a new spiritual home. What a joyful and energizing evening! On Sunday afternoon, we took another step in the journey Continue Reading »

Passover with Shuman Family

Posted on April 4, 2010

Check out this story in the Patriot News: