Community News

March events postponed due to Coronavirus

While there have not been any confirmed cases of the coronavirus in our community, after consultation with our leadership and out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to postpone our events scheduled for the month of March.

These events include:

  • Men's Night Out, scheduled for Marc…

Read Our community statement on Coronavirus

A statement from the Jewish Federation, Jewish Community Center, Jewish Day School and Jewish Family Service:

The Lehigh Valley Jewish community has many reasons to feel pride and this is especially true today as we all work together to make our best preparations for the continued sprea…

Men’s Night Out to feature whiskey, trivia and more

By Stephanie Smartschan
JFLV Director of Community Development & Operations

What makes whiskey kosher? Find out as the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley hosts Men’s Night Out on Tuesday, March 17.

After a hiatus, this popular annual event has returned. The event is open to men who h…

Lehigh Valley leaders lobby on Capitol Hill for disability rights

By Stephanie Bolmer
HAKOL Editor

Tuesday, Feb. 4 was the 10th annual Jewish Disability Advocacy Day (JDAD) in Washington, D.C., but it was the first time that staff from Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley and Jewish Family Service traveled together to participate in the event. Four staf…

Interfaith seder to bring Bethlehem community together

By Stephanie Smartschan
JFLV Director of Community Development & Operations
and Bayley Carl
JFLV Marketing & Engagement Associate

The Bethlehem Interfaith Group has some big plans for the spring.

On Sunday, April 5, the group, representing 14 different faith communities in Bethlehem, will…