Community News

Clergy group hopes COVID anniversary service will provide healing

By Stephanie Goodling
HAKOL Editor

The Lehigh Valley Jewish Clergy Group is planning a healing service to mark the one-year anniversary of the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. This service will take place on Thursday, March 11, at 7:30 p.m. via Zoom, and is co-sponosored by the Jewish Fe…

Bnai Shalom looks to future after selling former TCP building

By Stephanie Goodling
HAKOL Editor

Now that Bnai Abraham Synagogue and Temple Covenant of Peace have officially merged into Congregation Bnai Shalom in Easton, they are housed in the former Bnai Abraham Synagogue building. The former Temple Covenant of Peace property on Northampton Street h…

Foundation shows strong performance through volatile times

By Stephanie Smartschan
JFLV Director of Community Development and Operations

Through strategic investment selection, low fees and experienced management, the Lehigh Valley Jewish Foundation has been significantly outperforming its benchmarks for the last two years. 

According to informa…

Michael Solomonov is coming back for Passover

By Stephanie Smartschan
JFLV Director of Community Development and Operations

After popular engagements for Rosh Hashanah and Chanukah, Chef Michael Solomonov will be back one final time this year to celebrate Passover.

This time, he’ll be cooking up charoset, red pepper salad, mina with…

On the Same Page book club continues this spring

The On the Same Page Partnership2Gether Book Club will hold its next meeting on Sunday, April 25, at 1 p.m. via Zoom.

The group, which connects Lehigh Valley Jewish community residents to their Partnership2Gether community in Yoav, Israel, will be reading the 2006 book “A Woman in Jerusal…