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Passover in a pandemic: Families on Zoom, solo seders and broken traditions

By Ben Sales
Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Rena Munster was looking forward to hosting a Passover seder for the first time.

In past years, her parents or another relative hosted the meal. But this year she had invited her parents, siblings and other extended family to her Washington, D.C., hom…

THE IMPACT ONE MAKES: Lenny Abrams

By Stephanie Bolmer
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 Lenny Abrams.

“Everybody loves Lenny. There is not a person that doe…

Coronavirus Update: Community Preparedness Efforts Underway

A statement from the Jewish Federation, Jewish Community Center, Jewish Day School and Jewish Family Service:

The Lehigh Valley Jewish community has many reasons to feel pride and this is especially true today as we all work together to make our best preparations for the continued spread of…

Devil’s in the details

By Ruchi Koval
Outoftheorthobox.com

Editor’s note: Ruchi Koval is the guest speaker for the upcoming Federation Women's Retreat on March 22. This article was recently featured on her blog, outoftheorthobox.com, and we thought it fit perfectly with this month’s “Planning Your Simcha”…

THE IMPACT ONE MAKES: The Ufbergs

By Stephanie Bolmer
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. Mickey and Eileen Ufberg.
 
Dr. Mickey and Eileen Ufberg d…