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Since 1991 Kol Central PA (formerly Kol Harrisburg) has been a free independent voice in Central PA listing events of Jewish interest in Harrisburg, York, Lancaster, Hershey, Carlisle, Lebanon, Selingsgrove, Juniata, and State College and throughout Central PA. Kol Central PA is a digital newsletter published every Tuesday.

Do you have a reason to say Mazel Tov? Kol Central PA is happy to share all of your exciting news.

An E-blast, the publication is free and is delivered each week.

To Subscribe click here   or contact:

Adam Grobman
P: 717-236-9555 x 3133

WHY Sponsor Kol Central PA?:

It keeps us all connected, one to another – and to the news, shmooze and views we can all use to stay informed about Jewish life in our region and globally.

The transition of publishing of Kol Central PA (KCPA) from Ed Beck  22- year leadership to the Jewish Federation of Greater Harrisburg is an evolution from one man’s dedication to a labor of love to a community-supported asset with expenses to cover. In planning this handover, the letter of understanding included two maxims

      • Community notices would continue to be published free-of-charge.
      • There would never be a charge to subscribe to Kol Central PA.

During this transition period, the weekly publication has not missed a week in providing news, commentaries and local events for our region.  Subscriptions have expanded to over 4,000 throughout Central PA

The Jewish Community Foundation of Central PA, as part of the transfer, agreed to establish and oversee a fund to support the costs of this vital component of our community. Our 2021 fundraising campaign attracted  significant sponsorship gifts to assure continued publication of Kol Central PA through its first year and beyond.

Our intent is to raise gifts from generous supporters like you, so the total gifts received will cover the expenses of the first five years of publication.  While simultaneously continuing to grow the principal so that by the end of the five year period we can fully fund Kol Central PA from a percent of the Fund.

To achieve this goal to keep our community digitally connected, we ask you to join our growing list of sponsors supporting Kol Central PA. The Fund is to be supported by tax-deductible member sponsorships intended to fund expenses of KCPA in perpetuity.