Community News

Jewish Federation to honor award winners and leaders

The Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley will honor individuals who exemplify leadership, and elect its new board and officers at its Community Celebration and Annual Meeting on June 9.
The event will include an end-of-year Israeli-style picnic catered by Around the Table Catering and…

Shalom, not goodbye

By Rabbi Seth Phillips
Congregation Keneseth Israel 
Writing a farewell column in the Lehigh Valley after only 10 years feels, well, a tad self-indulgent given the on-going service of double that and more from Rabbi Yaacov Halperin, Rabbi Moshe Re’em, and Cantor Ellen Sussman. Rabbi…

Jewish biographer of artist Sol LeWitt to speak at Allentown Art Museum

“Wall Art #793A,” which transformed the Allentown Art Museum’s Trexler Hall with its waves of vibrant color for more than three years, is being removed soon. To celebrate this creation of the groundbreaking conceptual artist Sol LeWitt once more before it’s gone, the museum is hostin…

Historical society offers a virtual tour of Jewish Easton

The Northampton County Historical and Genealogical Society is offering a new virtual tour of the community. “From Past to Present: A Virtual Tour of Jewish Easton” was launched on May 1 and will be available permanently as a virtual activity through the society’s online platform.   

Jewish Heritage Night at the IronPigs is back!

After a hiatus, Jewish Heritage Night at the IronPigs is back and better than ever!

For the first time, the giveaway item will be a drawstring backpack, complete with zippered pocket and opening for earbuds. As always, the souvenir includes the team’s logo and name in Hebrew.

“We are s…