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My Jewish Experience in Copenhagen

By Jennifer Chevinsky

The terrible attack on Feb. 15 outside of the Great Synagogue has brought increased attention to the Jewish community in Copenhagen, Denmark. When one thinks about the geographical distribution of Jews across the world, or even in Europe specifically, Denmark is not a …

Federation Sends Condolences to People of Denmark in Wake of Terror Attack

The Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley is horrified and heartbroken by yet another act of terrorism in Europe, this time in Copenhagen. This heinous act left two people dead -- one at a cafe where a seminar on freedom of expression was taking place and one outside a synagogue where a bat…

In Rome, Events Unleash Anti-Semitism

By Noah Diamondstein

Editor’s Note: Many European communities observe Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan. 27, the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, which occurred 70 years ago. This story is the second in a four-part series by Noah, who recently studied in Europe and who seeks “…

Statement on Terrorist Attack in Tel Aviv

The Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley stands in solidarity with the victims of the terrorist attack that took place in Tel Aviv this morning.

Since early this morning, several reports have indicated that a Palestinian man stabbed at least 17 commuters on a bus, leaving at least four se…

Federation Condemns Terror Attacks in France

The Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley and its Community Relations Council condemn the terror attacks by Islamic extremists in France this week that have taken the lives of 17 people, including French Jews at the office of newspaper Charlie Hebdo and a kosher supermarket. 

These attac…