Community News

Discover The New 2018-20 Issue of Shalom Lehigh Valley

By Michelle Cohen
HAKOL Editor

Moving to a new place and finding connections with the local Jewish community can be very difficult to do. Even in the Lehigh Valley, smaller than many metropolitan areas, there are 11 synagogues, a variety of charitable agencies and a great number of programs…

My First Month In The Lehigh Valley

By Rotem Bar
Israeli Shlicha

Editor’s Note: Rotem is in the Lehigh Valley as a shlicha, a cultural emissary, who will be bringing Israeli culture, food, programming and more to the community during the next year.

As the new Jewish year begins (5779), so does my journey here in the Lehigh…

My Lehigh Valley Journey Is About To Begin

By Rotem Bar
Israeli Shlicha

Editor’s Note: Rotem Bar will be spending the year in the Lehigh Valley as an emissary from Israel through the Community Shlichut Program, a partnership between the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley and the Jewish Agency for Israel, made possible in our c…

The Annual Campaign for Jewish Needs: Why We Give

By Carol Bub Fromer and Gary Fromer

As the summer draws to a close, and we approach the Jewish New Year, we are also very excited to commence a new year for our Annual Campaign for Jewish Needs. The Annual Campaign is a marathon effort by our community agencies, volunteers, professionals an…

New Partnership2Gether Director Signs On In Yoav

By Michelle Cohen
HAKOL Editor

Amit Zehavi, member of Kibbutz Tzora in Mateh Yehudah, Israel, will be assuming the duties of the Partnership2Gether associate director position. She will lead a brigade of volunteers in Israel to help organize Partnership programs, increase awareness of the Y…