Community News

Federation announces new matching opportunity

By Stephanie Smartschan
JFLV Director of Community Development and Operations

New donors to the Jewish Federation and those increasing their gifts will have an opportunity to maximize their impact this fall.

From now until Dec. 31, all of these gifts will be matched by 50 percent. The mat…

Candidates for PA-7 to participate in Federation forum

Two Jewish women running to represent Pennsylvania’s 7th district in Congress will field questions from the Jewish community on Oct. 13.

Lisa Scheller, Repulican, and Rep. Susan Wild, Democrat, will participate in a forum hosted by the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley. The candidate…

Author Lisa Rose to take PJ Library on a ‘Zombie Vacation’

PJ Library families will have a chance to go on a “zombie vacation” on Sunday, Nov. 1 at 3 p.m. via Zoom.

Kids are encouraged to dress like zombies while getting a zombie’s eye view of the Sea of Galilee, the Israel Museum in Jerusalem and Luna Park in Tel Aviv. It’s an Israel Vacat…

Local assisted living residences mark High Holidays

Due to COVID-19 restrictions still being in place over the High Holidays, older adults living in assisted living residences didn’t get a chance to visit and celebrate with loved ones in person this year. Thanks to committed staff, however, the holidays were not without their meaning.

One …

Mentalist Sidney Friedman to headline Federation Main Event

By Stephanie Smartschan
JFLV Director of Community Development and Operations

You are invited for an interactive, exclusive experience for the whole family which will take place live in your home. And, specifically, in your own mind. 

Yes, by special arrangement, the country's leading men…