Community News

Israeli Consul General to Visit Lehigh Valley Community

By Michelle Cohen
HAKOL Editor

Consul General of Israel Dani Dayan will spend a packed day in the Lehigh Valley on Feb. 6 to educate different segments of the Jewish community about Israeli-American relations. Dayan has a long-time reputation as an Israeli public figure, lecturer and ent…

Four Teams to Engage in Friendly Competition on Super Sunday

By Stephanie Smartschan
JFLV Director of Marketing

Heroes will unite on Jan. 28 to raise money for the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley’s Annual Campaign for Jewish Needs.

Four teams will go head to head to see who can secure the most pledges, increases and conversions. The wi…

AIPAC Event Demonstrates Bipartisan Accomplishments of U.S.-Israel Movement

AIPAC Lehigh Valley Leadership

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) held a special event at Temple Beth El in Allentown on Dec. 5, 2017. The gathering was organized as a means to promote pro-Israel activism in the Lehigh Valley and to encourage attendance at the upcoming A…

Lehigh U. Welcomes New Chaplains to Campus

By Shelley Drozd
Lehigh University

Lehigh University’s Dialogue Center is a bit more crowded these days, thanks to the recent hiring of two new chaplains. 

The arrival of Walead Mosaad, Ph.D. as the new director of Muslim student life marks a historic beginning for religious life o…

Women’s Philanthropy Hosts Chanukah Event for Newcomers

By Michelle Cohen
HAKOL Editor

The room was filled with friends new and old as Women’s Philanthropy gathered on Dec. 6 to create coasters at a Chanukah gift make and take event.

The event, which was organized by the Shalom Lehigh Valley Committee of Women’s Philanthropy, was desig…