Community News

Pigs Prepare for Kosher Night at the Ballpark

Are you ready for some baseball and a fun-filled night for the whole family?

Jewish Heritage Night at the Lehigh Valley IronPigs is back for its fourth year. This year’s game will take place on Tuesday, May 23, at 7:05 p.m.

Kosher food will be available, and attendees who purchase ti…

Life & Legacy: A Plan for the Future

Q&A with Christine Kutnick CFRE, LIFE & LEGACY community consultant at the Harold Grinspoon Foundation

What is the LIFE & LEGACY program?

LIFE & LEGACY is a four-year partnership program between the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation to support …

Passing the Gavel: Mark Scoblionko Reflects on 3 Years as Federation Pres

By Stephanie Smartschan
JFLV Director of Marketing

If there’s one thing Mark H. Scoblionko has learned in his role as president of the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley, it’s that effecting change takes time.

“When people come together, particularly Jewish people, there are…

The Fels Family Takes AIPAC

By Amy Fels
Special to HAKOL

Ten years ago, I never would have predicted this. I never heard of AIPAC. Five years ago I never would have predicted this. I still had never heard of AIPAC. But, four years ago I heard about AIPAC from Beth Kushnick who was getting ready to go to Washington …

Seder Brings Women Together for Meaningful Discussion

By Chelsea Karp
Temple Beth El

I was delighted to be a part of the committee that put together the L’Dor V’Dor Women’s Seder hosted by the Sisterhood of Temple Beth El on March 30. This community event was designed to be an evening for women to come together to celebrate Passover i…