Community News

Federation Supports Prejudice Reduction through Annual Golf Tournament

Golfers had a great time on and off the links on June 19 at the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley’s sixth annual Mortimer S. Schiff Memorial Golf Tournament in support of prejudice reduction and bringing people together.

The golfers were able to enjoy about three hours of play time…

Eva Levitt Elected as Next President of Jewish Federation

By Stephanie Smartschan
JFLV Director of Marketing

After decades of involvement with the Jewish community in the Lehigh Valley, Eva Levitt has been elected to take on the role of president of the Jewish Federation. 

“It’s going to give me an opportunity to carry forth my ideas of…

Northampton Area Middle School Teacher Receives Prejudice Reduction Award

The Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley is proud to present this year’s Mortimer S. Schiff Award for Prejudice Reduction to Ms. Kristin Weller, an eighth grade English teacher at Northampton Area Middle School.

Weller is a 19-year veteran English teacher in the Northampton School Dis…

Jewish Federation Honors Award Winners at Annual Meeting

By Stephanie Smartschan
JFLV Director of Marketing

The Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley honored outstanding community leaders, bid farewell to a sitting president and elected a new one at its Community Celebration & Annual Meeting on June 14.

The event also celebrated the accom…

Students Explore Jerusalem from Ancient to Modern Times in Beth El Class

By Michelle Cohen
HAKOL Editor

Every participant in Rabbi Moshe Re’em’s class arrived with the 40 pages of assigned reading annotated, with extra materials pulled up on phones and tablets, and with excitement to learn. But this was no college class – instead, the participants in th…