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Dec

1 2018

CBS Wisdom of the Talmud

1:00PM - 2:30PM  

Congregation Brith Sholom
1190 West Macada Road
Bethlehem, PA 18017

Wisdom of the Talmud

Join Rabbi Singer in a lively discussion about Jewish law, ethics, customs and history, as foun…

Dec

1 2018

7:30 pm JDS Annual Gala

7:30PM - 10:30PM  

Jewish Community Center
Auxiliary & Kline Auditoriums
702 North 22nd Street
Allentown, PA 18104

Contact Adrienne Manger: amanger@jdslv.org or 610-437-0721.

Dec

2 2018

Hanukkah 2018 begins evening of Sun., Dec, 2; ends evening of Mon., Dec. 10

Dec

2 2018

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Dec

13 2018

More details to be announced.

Dec

2 2018

Contact Tracy Sussman: tsussman@lvjcc.org or 610-435-3571 x121.

Dec

2 2018

9:00 am TBE Legos Program 2018

9:00AM - 11:30AM  

Temple Beth El
1305 Springhouse Road
Allentown, PA

9:00 am TBE Legos Program

Dec

2 2018

11:00 am TBE Chanukah Party

11:00AM - 2:00PM  

Temple Beth El
1305 Springhouse Road
Allentown, PA

Contact Michelle Rohrbach: michelle@bethelallentown.org or 610-435-3521.

Dec

2 2018

PJ Library & TCP Hanukkah Celebration

3:00PM - 4:30PM  

Temple Covenant of Peace
1451 Northampton St
Easton, PA 18042

Families with young children come and celebrate Hanukkah with PJ Library

Dec

2 2018

Please rsvp by 11/29 to 610-253-2031 or to rebmelody@gmail.com

Dec

2 2018

Community Hanukkah Party

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Rabbi Melody Davis
1451 Northampton St
EASTON, PA 18042

Community Hanukkah Party

Dec

3 2018

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Dec

8 2018

Hanukkah 2018 begins evening of Sun., Dec, 2; ends evening of Mon., Dec. 10

Dec

3 2018

11:30am JCC Friendship Circle Program

11:30AM - 2:00PM  

Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley
702 North 22nd St.
Allentown, PA

Friendship Circle holds a weekly gathering for adults 50 years and up. All are welcome to enjoy lunch and a program. …
Dec

3 2018

6:30 pm TBE Sisterhood Mah Jongg Club

6:30PM - 9:30PM  

Temple Beth El
1305 Springhouse Road
Allentown, PA

$10 donation to play. RSVP by Nov. 29 to Ilene Rubel 610-776-1577 or email IRUBEL@aol.com or ilene@bethelallentown.org

Dec

3 2018

CBS The Ethics of Exercising Power–Govt, Business, & Personal Relationships

7:15PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Brith Sholom
1190 West Macada Road
Bethlehem, PA 18017

The Ethics of Exercising Power – Government, Business, & Personal Relationships

 

In the age of #MeToo, clergy a…

Dec

4 2018

12:30 pm Torah on Tuesdays

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

Cindy Daniels - home of
3630 Corriere Rd
Apt 100
Easton, PA 18045

Torah on Tuesdays!

Join Rabbi Melody on Tuesdays at 12:30 pm to delve into the heart and soul of the Torah and how i…

Dec

4 2018

5:30 pm JCC Community Hannukah Event

5:30PM - 7:00PM  

Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley
702 North 22nd St.
Allentown, PA

Contact Brenda Finberg: bfinberg@lvjcc.org or 610-435-3571.

Dec

5 2018

10:00 am Today's Judaism at TCP

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Temple Covenant of Peace
1451 Northampton Street
Easton, PA 18042

Today's Judaism - Thought you knew it all? 

Maybe - or maybe you’d like to learn the why we do (or don’t do!) w…

Dec

5 2018

1:00 PM KI Knitting With Ferne

1:00PM - 2:00PM  

Congregation Keneseth Israel
2227 W. Chew Street
Allentown, PA

Free and open; no experience needed. Ferne is delighted to teach newcomers to knitting and crocheting as well as conf…

Dec

5 2018

1pm JCC J-Days: Games

1:00PM - 3:30PM  

Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley
702 North 22nd St.
Allentown, PA

Your very own “Connection Corner at the J.” Join other adults to experience similar interests.Activities include …

Dec

5 2018

1pm JCC J-Days: Games

1:00PM - 3:30PM  

Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley
702 North 22nd St.
Allentown, PA

Your very own “Connection Corner at the J.” Join other adults to experience similar interests.Activities include …

Dec

5 2018

Light Up the Night with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

PPL Center
701 Hamilton Street
Allentown, PA 18101

Join the Lehigh Valley Phantoms to celebrate Chanukah and light the giant ice menorah. More to come.

Dec

5 2018

CBS Adult B’nei Mitzvah Program

7:15PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Brith Sholom
1190 West Macada Road
Bethlehem, PA 18017

Adult B’nei Mitzvah Program

 

Goals: In part two of the adult B’nei Mitzvah program we will continue to improv…

Dec

6 2018

5:30 PM KI Happy Hour/Happy Life! December

5:30PM - 6:30PM  

Wegmans
3900 Tilghman St.
Allentown, PA

Looking for ways to enhance knowledge of Judaism? KI is introducing a new opportunity for members to come together to…

Dec

6 2018

7:30 pm TBE Sisterhood Meeting

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Beth El
1305 Springhouse Road
Allentown, PA

Contact Michelle Rohrbach: michelle@bethelallentown.org or 610-435-3521.

Dec

7 2018

Social Media as News Sources- First Friday lunch time seminar

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Muhlenberg College
Seegers Union, Rooms 111-112
Allentown, PA 18104

Dr. Joseph Chuk, (Kutztown University, retired, telecommunications and electronic media) and Gina Johnson (WFMZ-TV69,…

Dec

7 2018

Chanukah Shabbat Dinner

5:30PM - 8:30PM  

Congregation Sons of Israel
2715 Tilghman Street
Allentown, PA 18104

Enjoy Shabbat Chanukah dinner in the company of friends as Rabbi Mizrachi does all the cooking. With fresh expression…

Dec

7 2018

CBS Traditional Hanukkah Shabbat Dinner

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Brith Sholom
1190 West Macada Road
Bethlehem, PA 18017

Traditional Hanukkah Shabbat Dinner

Join us at Congregation Brith Sholom for a Shabbat Dinner and Friday Night Servi…

Dec

7 2018

Chai Society Dinner

6:15PM - 9:00PM  

Chai Society Dinner at TCP

Dec

8 2018

Community Wide Cholent Cook-Off

11:30AM - 1:30PM  

Congregation Sons of Israel
2715 Tilghman Street
Allentown, PA 18104

First Annual Community-wide Cholent Cook-Off

Can your cholent recipe win the prized Cholent Cup? Game On!

This year, w…

Dec

8 2018

CBS Wisdom of the Talmud

1:00PM - 2:30PM  

Congregation Brith Sholom
1190 West Macada Road
Bethlehem, PA 18017

Wisdom of the Talmud

Join Rabbi Singer in a lively discussion about Jewish law, ethics, customs and history, as foun…

Dec

8 2018

5:30 pm KI Dinner and a Movie

5:30PM - 10:00PM  

Congregation Keneseth Israel
2227 W. Chew Street
Allentown, PA

Contact Vikki Dunn: vdunn@kilv.org or 610-435-9074.

Dec

9 2018

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Dec

10 2018

Hanukkah 2018 begins evening of Sun., Dec, 2; ends evening of Mon., Dec. 10

Dec

9 2018

9:00 am TBE Blood Drive Dec 2018

9:00AM - 1:00PM  

Temple Beth El
1305 Springhouse Road
Allentown, PA

9:00 am - 1:00 pm TBE Blood Drive 

Dec

9 2018

10:00 am JCC Artisan Craft Fair

10:00AM - 5:00PM  

Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley
702 North 22nd St.
Allentown, PA

Contact Monica Friess at mfriess@lvjcc.org or 610-428-0140.

Dec

9 2018

10:00 am TBE Mitzvah Day Dec. 2018

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Temple Beth El
1305 Springhouse Road
Allentown, PA 18104

10:00 am TBE Mitzvah Day Dec. 2018

Dec

9 2018

5:00 pm JDS Community Chanukah Party

5:00PM - 7:00PM  

Jewish Day School of the Lehigh Valley
2313 Pennsylvania Street
Allentown, PA

Contact Adrienne Manger: amanger@jdslv.org or 610-437-0721.

Dec

10 2018

11:30am JCC Friendship Circle Program

11:30AM - 2:00PM  

Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley
702 North 22nd St.
Allentown, PA

Friendship Circle holds a weekly gathering for adults 50 years and up. All are welcome to enjoy lunch and a program. …
Dec

10 2018

7:00 pm TBE Men's Club Poker Night Dec 2018

7:00PM - 10:30PM  

Temple Beth El
1305 Springhouse Road
Allentown, PA

Monday, December 10 - 7:00 pm - MEN’S CLUB POKER NIGHT
Come play cards with us, and bring your friends.  The Men…

Dec

10 2018

CBS The Ethics of Exercising Power–Govt, Business, & Personal Relationships

7:15PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Brith Sholom
1190 West Macada Road
Bethlehem, PA 18017

The Ethics of Exercising Power – Government, Business, & Personal Relationships

 

In the age of #MeToo, clergy a…

Dec

10 2018

7:30pm JCC Executive Committee Meeting

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley
702 North 22nd St.
Allentown, PA

Contact Karla Lyle: klyle@lvjcc.org or 610-435-3571 x119.

Dec

11 2018

12:30 pm Torah on Tuesdays

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

Cindy Daniels - home of
3630 Corriere Rd
Apt 100
Easton, PA 18045

Torah on Tuesdays!

Join Rabbi Melody on Tuesdays at 12:30 pm to delve into the heart and soul of the Torah and how i…

Dec

12 2018

10:00 am Today's Judaism at TCP

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Temple Covenant of Peace
1451 Northampton Street
Easton, PA 18042

Today's Judaism - Thought you knew it all? 

Maybe - or maybe you’d like to learn the why we do (or don’t do!) w…

Dec

12 2018

1:00 PM KI Knitting With Ferne

1:00PM - 2:00PM  

Congregation Keneseth Israel
2227 W. Chew Street
Allentown, PA

Free and open; no experience needed. Ferne is delighted to teach newcomers to knitting and crocheting as well as conf…

Dec

12 2018

1pm JCC J-Days: Games

1:00PM - 3:30PM  

Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley
702 North 22nd St.
Allentown, PA

Your very own “Connection Corner at the J.” Join other adults to experience similar interests.Activities include …

Dec

12 2018

1pm JCC J-Days: Games

1:00PM - 3:30PM  

Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley
702 North 22nd St.
Allentown, PA

Your very own “Connection Corner at the J.” Join other adults to experience similar interests.Activities include …

Dec

12 2018

6:00 pm TBE Executive Board Meeting

6:00PM - 7:30PM  

Temple Beth El
1305 Springhouse Road
Allentown, PA

Contact Michelle Rohrbach: michelle@bethelallentown.org or 610-435-3521.

Dec

12 2018

CBS Adult B’nei Mitzvah Program

7:15PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Brith Sholom
1190 West Macada Road
Bethlehem, PA 18017

Adult B’nei Mitzvah Program

 

Goals: In part two of the adult B’nei Mitzvah program we will continue to improv…

Dec

12 2018

7:30 pm TBE Board Meeting

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Beth El
1305 Springhouse Road
Allentown, PA

Contact Michelle Rohrbach: michelle@bethelallentown.org or 610-435-3521.

Dec

12 2018

7:30pm JCC Camp Committee Meeting

7:30PM - 9:15PM  

Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley
702 North 22nd St.
Allentown, PA

JCC Camp Committee Meeting

Dec

13 2018

Latke-Vodka Hanukkah Cook-Off II

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley
702 North 22nd St.
Allentown, PA

The competition is heating up! Get ready for Round 2 of the Latke-Vodka Hanukkah Cook-Off. Five teams will compete to…

Dec

13 2018

7:30 pm JDS Executive Board Meeting

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Jewish Day School of the Lehigh Valley
2313 Pennsylvania Street
Allentown, PA

Contact the Jewish Day School office at 610-437-0721.

Dec

15 2018

9:30 am TBE December Birthday Shabbat

9:30AM - 11:30PM  

Temple Beth El
1305 Springhouse Road
Allentown, PA

RSVP to the temple office at 610-435-3521 to be included in your birthday Shabbat

Dec

15 2018

10:00 am TBE Bim Bom Buddies Playgroup

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Temple Beth El
1305 Springhouse Road
Allentown, PA

Contact Michelle Rohrbach: michelle@bethelallentown.org or 610-435-3521.

Dec

15 2018

10:00 am TBE Youth Services

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Temple Beth El
1305 Springhouse Road
Allentown, PA

Contact Michelle Rohrbach: michelle@bethelallentown.org or 610-435-3521.

Dec

15 2018

10:15 am TBE GPS Guided Prayer Service

10:15AM - 11:30AM  

Temple Beth El
1305 Springhouse Road
Allentown, PA

Contact Michelle Rohrbach: michelle@bethelallentown.org or 610-435-3521.

Dec

15 2018

CBS Wisdom of the Talmud

1:00PM - 2:30PM  

Congregation Brith Sholom
1190 West Macada Road
Bethlehem, PA 18017

Wisdom of the Talmud

Join Rabbi Singer in a lively discussion about Jewish law, ethics, customs and history, as foun…

Dec

16 2018

9:00 am JCC Pickleball Tournament

9:00AM - 5:00PM  

Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley
702 North 22nd St.
Allentown, PA

Contact Terrence Baker: tbaker@lvjcc.org or 610-435-3571

Dec

16 2018

10:00 am JCC Jewish War Veterans

10:00AM - 1:00PM  

Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley
702 North 22nd St.
Allentown, PA

Contact Commander Sheila Berg at 610-360-1267 or sh-berg1@hotmail.com

Dec

16 2018

NEW DATE: Calling all young adults: Rotem wants to make you an Israeli brunch!

Come meet our new Israeli emissary, R…

Dec

17 2018

9:00 am JCC Pickleball Tournament

9:00AM - 5:00PM  

Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley
702 North 22nd St.
Allentown, PA

Contact Terrence Baker: tbaker@lvjcc.org or 610-435-3571

Dec

17 2018

11:30am JCC Friendship Circle Program

11:30AM - 2:00PM  

Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley
702 North 22nd St.
Allentown, PA

Friendship Circle holds a weekly gathering for adults 50 years and up. All are welcome to enjoy lunch and a program. …
Dec

17 2018

7:00PM JFLV Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley
702 N. 22nd Street
Allentown, PA 18104

JFLV Board Meeting

Dec

17 2018

CRC Meeting

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley
702 North 22nd St.
Allentown, PA

CRC Meeting in the JCC Board Room

Dec

17 2018

CBS The Ethics of Exercising Power–Govt, Business, & Personal Relationships

7:15PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Brith Sholom
1190 West Macada Road
Bethlehem, PA 18017

The Ethics of Exercising Power – Government, Business, & Personal Relationships

 

In the age of #MeToo, clergy a…

Dec

18 2018

12:30 pm Torah on Tuesdays

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

Cindy Daniels - home of
3630 Corriere Rd
Apt 100
Easton, PA 18045

Torah on Tuesdays!

Join Rabbi Melody on Tuesdays at 12:30 pm to delve into the heart and soul of the Torah and how i…

Dec

18 2018

7:15 pm JFS Board Meeting

7:15PM - 9:15PM  

Jewish Family Service
2004 W. Allen Street
Allentown, PA 18104

Meeting held at JFS

Dec

19 2018

10:00 am Today's Judaism at TCP

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Temple Covenant of Peace
1451 Northampton Street
Easton, PA 18042

Today's Judaism - Thought you knew it all? 

Maybe - or maybe you’d like to learn the why we do (or don’t do!) w…

Dec

19 2018

1:00 PM KI Knitting With Ferne

1:00PM - 2:00PM  

Congregation Keneseth Israel
2227 W. Chew Street
Allentown, PA

Free and open; no experience needed. Ferne is delighted to teach newcomers to knitting and crocheting as well as conf…

Dec

19 2018

1pm JCC J-Days: Games

1:00PM - 3:30PM  

Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley
702 North 22nd St.
Allentown, PA

Your very own “Connection Corner at the J.” Join other adults to experience similar interests.Activities include …

Dec

19 2018

1pm JCC J-Days: Games

1:00PM - 3:30PM  

Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley
702 North 22nd St.
Allentown, PA

Your very own “Connection Corner at the J.” Join other adults to experience similar interests.Activities include …

Dec

19 2018

7:00 PM KI Board of Trustees Meeting December

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Congregation Keneseth Israel
2227 W. Chew Street
Allentown, PA 18104

Monthly meeting

Dec

19 2018

CBS Adult B’nei Mitzvah Program

7:15PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Brith Sholom
1190 West Macada Road
Bethlehem, PA 18017

Adult B’nei Mitzvah Program

 

Goals: In part two of the adult B’nei Mitzvah program we will continue to improv…

Dec

20 2018

7:30 pm JCC Board of Directors Meeting

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley
702 North 22nd St.
Allentown, PA

Contact Sandy Newman: snewman@lvjcc.org or 610-435-3571 x115.

Dec

20 2018

7:30 pm JDS Board Meeting

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Jewish Day School of the Lehigh Valley
2313 Pennsylvania Street
Allentown, PA

Contact the Jewish Day School office at 610-437-0721.

Dec

22 2018

10:15 am TBE Dor L' Dor Program

10:15AM - 11:30AM  

Temple Beth El
1305 Springhouse Road
Allentown, PA

Contact Michelle Rohrbach: michelle@bethelallentown.org or 610-435-3521.

Dec

22 2018

CBS Wisdom of the Talmud

1:00PM - 2:30PM  

Congregation Brith Sholom
1190 West Macada Road
Bethlehem, PA 18017

Wisdom of the Talmud

Join Rabbi Singer in a lively discussion about Jewish law, ethics, customs and history, as foun…

Dec

24 2018

11:30am JCC Friendship Circle Program

11:30AM - 2:00PM  

Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley
702 North 22nd St.
Allentown, PA

Friendship Circle holds a weekly gathering for adults 50 years and up. All are welcome to enjoy lunch and a program. …
Dec

24 2018

6:00 pm TBE Chinese Dinner and Movie 2018

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Beth El
1305 Springhouse Road
Allentown, PA 18104

6:00 pm TBE Chnese Dinner and Movie 2018 - Call the Temple for details... 610-435-3521.

Dec

25 2018

Federation Offices Closed

Dec

25 2018

9:00 AM KI Christmas Day Mitzvah Project

9:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Keneseth Israel
2227 W. Chew Street
Allentown, PA

Let's express our appreciation to First Responders in Allentown and Emmaus who have to work on Christmas Day by bring…

Dec

25 2018

9:00 am JCC Pancake Breakfast

9:00AM - 12:00PM  

Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley
702 North 22nd St.
Allentown, PA

Contact Brenda Finberg: bfinberg@lvjcc.org or 610-435-3571.

Dec

25 2018

5 pm TCP Chinese Dinner and a Movie

5:00PM - 8:30PM  

Rabbi Melody Davis
1451 Northampton St
EASTON, PA 18042

Chinese dinner and a movie

Dec

26 2018

10:00 am Today's Judaism at TCP

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Temple Covenant of Peace
1451 Northampton Street
Easton, PA 18042

Today's Judaism - Thought you knew it all? 

Maybe - or maybe you’d like to learn the why we do (or don’t do!) w…

Dec

26 2018

1:00 PM KI Knitting With Ferne

1:00PM - 2:00PM  

Congregation Keneseth Israel
2227 W. Chew Street
Allentown, PA

Free and open; no experience needed. Ferne is delighted to teach newcomers to knitting and crocheting as well as conf…

Dec

26 2018

1pm JCC J-Days: Games

1:00PM - 3:30PM  

Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley
702 North 22nd St.
Allentown, PA

Your very own “Connection Corner at the J.” Join other adults to experience similar interests.Activities include …

Dec

26 2018

1pm JCC J-Days: Games

1:00PM - 3:30PM  

Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley
702 North 22nd St.
Allentown, PA

Your very own “Connection Corner at the J.” Join other adults to experience similar interests.Activities include …

Dec

26 2018

CBS Adult B’nei Mitzvah Program

7:15PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Brith Sholom
1190 West Macada Road
Bethlehem, PA 18017

Adult B’nei Mitzvah Program

 

Goals: In part two of the adult B’nei Mitzvah program we will continue to improv…

Dec

27 2018

9:30am JCC Holiday Hoops

9:30AM - 12:30PM  

Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley
702 North 22nd St.
Allentown, PA

Spend your Holiday vacation with JHoops as we develop and understand the correct fundamentals of basketball which wil…

Dec

28 2018

9:30am JCC Holiday Hoops

9:30AM - 12:30PM  

Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley
702 North 22nd St.
Allentown, PA

Spend your Holiday vacation with JHoops as we develop and understand the correct fundamentals of basketball which wil…

Dec

29 2018

CBS Wisdom of the Talmud

1:00PM - 2:30PM  

Congregation Brith Sholom
1190 West Macada Road
Bethlehem, PA 18017

Wisdom of the Talmud

Join Rabbi Singer in a lively discussion about Jewish law, ethics, customs and history, as foun…

Dec

30 2018

3:30 pm JCC Camp Reunion

3:30PM - 5:00PM  

Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley
702 North 22nd St.
Allentown, PA

Contact Mike Smith at msmith@lvjcc.org or 610-435-3571.

Dec

31 2018

11:30am JCC Friendship Circle Program

11:30AM - 2:00PM  

Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley
702 North 22nd St.
Allentown, PA

Friendship Circle holds a weekly gathering for adults 50 years and up. All are welcome to enjoy lunch and a program. …