Community News

Q&A with new Campaign Co-chairs Robby and Vicki Wax

Editor’s Note: As this dynamic mother-and-son duo embark on a new year of leading the Federation’s Annual Campaign for Jewish Needs, we asked them a few questions about their new roles.

Q: When did you first get involved with Federation and why? 

Robby: My parents were involved in Fe…

A tour of Israel ... and ourselves

By Jennifer Lader
Lehigh Valley Momentum Participant

The Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley sent a group of moms on a very special trip to Israel this July with Momentum. The mission: to empower women to change the world through Jewish values. The flagship program that this group parti…

Meet Omri Glikman, singer for Hatikva 6

Editor’s note: To get geared up for the Lehigh Valley Community Concert featuring Israeli band Hatikva 6 on Nov. 21 at ArtsQuest’s Musikfest Café (tickets available now) we interviewed singer Omri Glikman to get to know him and the band a little better.

Q: What was the idea behind the …

Hot Israeli band to perform at mega community concert

By Stephanie Smartschan
JFLV Director of Community 
Development & Operations

The Lehigh Valley will come together for a one-night-only, all-the-way-from-Israel performance by popular band Hatikva 6 on Nov. 21 at the Musikfest Café at SteelStacks.

With 40 million YouTube views and countle…

Mark Klein Vacation Camp brings Jewish children together through JCC & JDS

By Stephanie Bolmer
HAKOL Editor

This fall, a new initiative is kicking off which will bring more Jewish Day School students into the Jewish Community Center. The newly created Mark Klein Vacation Camp aims to bring Camp JCC fun to JDS students on days when school is out. 

On Jewish holid…