Community News

Women's Spring Event to Spotlight Jewish Sororities

Shira Kohn, assistant dean of the graduate school at the Jewish Theological Seminary whose dissertation examined Jewish college sororities and their encounters with social and political movements in postwar America, will be the featured speaker at the Jewish Federation’s Women’s Division…

The GO Program Offers Free Transportation for Seniors

The Lehigh Valley is a great place to live for people at all ages and stages.  Now the third most populated area in Pennsylvania, we’ve got history, museums, music and culture right at our fingertips. For many people over age 65 who don’t drive or who have limitations to driving, the t…

‘The Same Moon’ connects families in Israel, LV

One moon that looks the same to people all over the globe. That moon has become the basis of a new project shared between the Lehigh Valley and the region of Yoav, Israel, through Partnership2Gether.  

The Same Moon project, also now a book, was the brainchild in 2012 of Adi Shacham, an …

Daughter to Honor Heroic Father at Yom HaShoah Commemoration

On Sunday, April 27, the Holocaust Resource Center of the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley will host “Choosing to Act: Stories of Rescue.” The evening of Holocaust remembrance will particularly commemorate the activities of Colonel José Arturo Castellanos, a Salvadorian diplomat w…

Federation Opens Ukraine Assistance Fund

As the crisis worsens, more dollars are needed to make sure necessary services for the 300,000 Jews in Ukraine remain in place. You can help by making an additional gift directly to the Ukraine Assistance Fund through the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley. 100 percent of the money you…