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Chisuk Emuna Congregation

of Greater Harrisburg, PA

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

Latest News

Moving Forward

Posted on May 27, 2009

After interviewing and meeting with a series of architectural firms, the Building Committee and the Executive Committee have decided to hire an architect to help with feasibility studies.  The architects will be collecting and analyzing data for the purpose of determining if the future home of Chisuk Emuna should be a new facility (in a new location), Continue Reading »

Help Needed

Posted on May 21, 2009

Sadly, virtually all of Chisuk Emuna’s prayerbooks and chumashim were destroyed in the fire.  With the arrival of replacement books, there are new Tzedakah opportunities.  A beautiful way to honor or memorialize someone is to dedicate a chumash or siddur.  A chumash may be dedicated for $72 for each volume.  A siddur may be dedicated Continue Reading »

Let’s Pray!

Posted on May 13, 2009

Good news!  This week we received replacement copies of Siddur Chadah and next week we will receive replacement copies of Etz Chaim!  It’ll be so great to pray with our own siddurim and chumashim!

Weekly Update

Posted on April 30, 2009

Judy Hirsh has been hired as Project Coordinator.  Judy, a member of our congregation, has experience in the organization and planning needed to accomplish a re-build like ours.  She was instrumental in the building of the new Londonderry School.   Questions from our congregation: Q:What is going on with the books and other items in storage? A: Continue Reading »


Posted on April 29, 2009

As this week begins, our building committee is interviewing architects.  Judy

Passover’s Over….let the work begin!

Posted on April 20, 2009

This past weekend the fund raising committee, led by Faye Doctrow and the building committee led by Carl Shuman, met at the JCC to plan for the physical future of our synagogue. The building committee has started the process of receiving proposals from Architects and Construction Firms. In the coming weeks these candidates will be Continue Reading »

Last Night’s Meeting.

Posted on April 14, 2009

Thank you to all who attended last night’s meeting.  Also thank you to those who took part in planning, organizing, and speaking at the meeting.   Gerry Gorelick led an interesting exercise, where he asked our congregation to envision our own “ideal” Synagogue.  Do you have wishes, ideas, or dreams about a new shul?  Please Continue Reading »

Meeting Reminder

Posted on April 12, 2009

Please join us at the Jewish Community Center on Monday, April 13, 2009 at 7:45 p.m. for a Congregational meeting – an opportunity for you to ask questions, share feelings, memories and reflections and to help create the next chapter of Chisuk Emuna’s history. Information will be provided as well. Please also join us for Continue Reading »

Need a way to show your support for Chisuk Emuna?

Posted on April 8, 2009

Attend Minyan! This week’s Minyan Times (all services will be at the JCC): 7:15pm Wednesday  7:15pm Thursday 7:15pm Friday  7:20pm Saturday  9:15am Thursday  9:15am Friday  9:15am Saturday

Artwork saved

Posted on April 8, 2009

More amazing news comes to us from 5Th and Division Streets.  We are told by the restoration company the quilts will be fine after cleaning and restoration.