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Chisuk Emuna Congregation

of Greater Harrisburg, PA

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

Latest News


Posted on April 7, 2009

Members of the Chisuk Emuna family, of our community and friends and colleagues from around the country have asked how they can help. The response has been gratifying and immensely meaningful. While the clean up continues and we begin serious conversations about how to fund the restoration or rebuilding of our building (or relocation), there Continue Reading »

An update from yesterday

Posted on April 7, 2009

Today was our Hebrew School’s first day in our temporary home in the Yeshiva Academy at the JCC.  Kudos to Mandy Cheskis and our Hebrew School faculty for guiding our children through a special program.  How powerful it was to see so many students and their parents offer reflections and prayers.  Many of the children – from Continue Reading »

The cleanup begins

Posted on April 7, 2009

We have wasted no time in getting our spiritual home back in order. If you drive by 5th and Division Streets, you will notice that a massive cleanup project is underway. We have a team from Mellon Restoration, cleaning the air, stabilizing the building, building a temporary roof, pumping out water, and vacuuming soot. If Continue Reading »

More pictures

Posted on April 7, 2009

The amazing and heroic Firefighters


Posted on April 5, 2009

On Friday night, April 3rd, Chisuk Emuna’s sanctuary and building sustained great damage.  Our building may be damaged but our spirit and faith are strengthened by the outpouring of support and kindness by members of our Jewish community and beyond.  Please  share your reflections, stories, pictures, videos, poems, prayers, and comments about Chisuk Emuna as Continue Reading »

Posted on April 5, 2009

From Stan Schneider, President

Posted on April 5, 2009

Dear Chisuk Emuna family, As you probably know, there was an accidental fire at the synagogue on Friday evening. No one was hurt but the building suffered major damage. The sanctuary was gutted. The Torahs in the chapel were removed on Friday night and are temporarily residing at Kesher Israel. The Torahs in the sanctuary Continue Reading »