Community News

Shalom from Your New Yoav Shlichim

Every summer, four teens from Yoav, the Lehigh Valley’s Partnership2Gether community in Israel, spend time here working at Camp JCC. They are accompanied by a young shlicha who also works at camp. We are excited to welcome this year’s group.

Rivka Elbert
Young Shlicha

I’m Rivka …

High Schoolers Celebrate Confirmation at KI and Beth El

Eleven high school students will affirm their commitment to the Jewish faith this Shavuot as they lead services for their confirmations at Congregation Keneseth Israel and Temple Beth El.

Confirmation, according to Rabbi Seth Phillips of KI, is “a new Jewish ceremony that comes from the…

Community Comes Together to Remember the Jews Lost in the Holocaust

By Michelle Cohen
HAKOL Editor

The Lehigh Valley Jewish community came together on April 23 to remember the 6 million Jewish lives lost in the Holocaust in a meaningful ceremony sponsored by the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley and held at the Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh …

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 …