Community News

Culture, Comedy and Doughnuts to Highlight Israel Trip

By Stephanie Smartschan
JFLV Director of Marketing

Been there, never done that? Here’s an opportunity for a week of behind-the-scenes experiences that highlight Israel’s innovative culture at its 70th anniversary.

The trip, departing Dec. 2, will include wine and food tours, exclusive …

Four New Israel-themed Programs Coming to the Lehigh Valley This Year

In celebration of Israel's 70th birthday, and with the help of generous donors, the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley is supporting four new innovative Israel-related programs that will debut in the community this year. 

The Jewish Day School will collaborate with The Jewish Lens, an …

Local teen Honored for Helping Others with Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Award

By Michelle Cohen
HAKOL Editor

The Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards recognize young changemakers who are committed to undertaking the most urgent and pressing challenges faced by communities around the globe. Now in its 12th year, the awards have given more than $4 million to 114 Jewish teens…

Fun and Fundraising at the Schiff Tournament

By Stephanie Smartschan
JFLV Director of Marketing

Golfers beat the heat and had a great time on and off the links on June 18 at the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley’s seventh annual Mortimer S. Schiff Memorial Golf Tournament in support of prejudice reduction and bringing people to…

Charlie Dent: Community ‘Punches Above Its Weight’

By Stephanie Smartschan
JFLV Director of Marketing

Two hundred people joined the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley to celebrate a year of accomplishments at its Community Celebration & Annual Meeting on June 14.

Many who took to the podium remarked on just how special this Jewish comm…