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Track Your Commitments in the New Year with a Bullet Journal

By Michelle Cohen
HAKOL Editor

Is organization on your list of resolutions for the Jewish new year? Bullet journaling is a great way to stay on track for your goals for the duration of the year.

A typical bullet journal’s pages are filled with tiny dots instead of lines, meaning that eac…

Jewish Federation Condemns Violence in Charlottesville

The Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley condemns in the strongest terms Saturday's violence in Charlottesville. We mourn the death of Heather Heyer, an innocent counter-protester, and two state policemen, and send condolences to their families. We pray for the well-being of so many others…

Fate Remains Uncertain for Egalitarian Section of the Western Wall

This report has been constructed with material from JTA.

On June 25, the Israeli government voted to suspend the historic decision reached last year to create an egalitarian prayer space at the Kotel (Western Wall). This decision has been heavily criticized abroad and protested in Israel, b…

Jewish Legislators Appeal to President Trump to Fill Envoy Position

By Michelle Cohen
HAKOL Editor

Sixty-five Jewish state legislators from twenty-six states wrote a letter to President Donald Trump on July 7 asking for an appointment of a special envoy to monitor and combat anti-Semitism in the U.S. State Department. Among the signees were Pennsylvania sta…

On Recent Actions by the Israeli Government

We are deeply disappointed by two actions taken by the government of Israel that represent a severe threat to Jewish unity and Jewish peoplehood.

Unfortunately, the government voted to suspend the historic decision reached last year to create an egalitarian prayer space at the Kotel (Wester…