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A Statement on Election Fairness

The Pennsylvania Jewish Coalition and its constituent Federations are cognizant of the divisive rhetoric that has permeated this election season and the threats of voter intimidation and suppression that have surfaced in recent weeks. We reaffirm that the bedrock of American liberty is a str…


By Stephanie Goodling
HAKOL Editor

Editor's note: We continue our series on individuals who have laid the foundations for the future of the Lehigh Valley Jewish community through their generosity this month by featuring Dr. Larry and Eva Levitt.
Eva Levitt had never heard of the Lehigh V…

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, first Jewish woman to serve on Supreme Court, dies

By Sarah Wildman
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first Jewish woman to serve on the Supreme Court and a tireless advocate for gender equality, has died at 87.

A fierce jurist known for her outsized presence and outspokenness, Ginsburg died from “complications of me…

UAE and Bahrain officially ink ties with Israel

Jewish News Syndicate

The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signed historic agreements at the White House on Tuesday, Sept. 15, to normalize relations with Israel, the first of their kind in 26 years.

In front of a crowd of about 200 people on the South Lawn, the UAE signed a normalization…

Jewish Federation Mourns the Passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley mourns the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a champion of justice and equality in the United States, and a hero to the Jewish people around the world.


From humble beginnings as the child of an immigrant Jewish family in Fla…