Community News

First kosher food truck in the Valley set to open soon

Around the Table Catering has become the first catering truck to be certified as a kosher food provider in the history of the Lehigh Valley Kashrut Commission.

Pending the results of a zoning hearing with the City of Allentown, Around the Table Catering hopes to open their food truck on the…

Federation Names New Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley has unanimously voted to appoint Jeri Zimmerman as the Federation’s new executive director.

Zimmerman joined the Federation staff in 2016, serving as assistant executive director and managing the Annual Campaign. She has…

Communities come together to stand against hate after New Zealand attacks

By Stephanie Smartschan
JFLV Director of Marketing

On a chilly Sunday evening in Allentown, neighbors met neighbors, sharing the flame and calling for the end of hatred everywhere.

More than 200 people gathered at 7th and Hamilton Streets on March 17 for a vigil organized by the Muslim Ass…

Remembering an IDF soldier through a treasured recipe on Yom Hazikaron

By Rotem Bar
Community Shlicha
This Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s official Memorial Day for fallen soldiers and victims of terror, the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley will host a “Taste of Memories” event at the Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley. The Taste of Memories…

New group of women to set off on Israeli adventure

Ten new women will experience Israel this summer with the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley and the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project.

They will make up the third cohort of women from the Lehigh Valley to take part in this program.

For eight days beginning in late July, the women w…