Community News

Seder Brings Women Together for Meaningful Discussion

By Chelsea Karp
Temple Beth El

I was delighted to be a part of the committee that put together the L’Dor V’Dor Women’s Seder hosted by the Sisterhood of Temple Beth El on March 30. This community event was designed to be an evening for women to come together to celebrate Passover i…

JDS and JFS Co-Sponsor Briefing about Safety in Challenging Times

By Michelle Cohen
HAKOL Editor

The Jewish Day School of the Lehigh Valley hosted a briefing on how to feel and stay safe during challenging times on March 29, featuring speakers from Jewish Family Service of the Lehigh Valley and local police and FBI officials.
After an opening prayer f…

March Madness Wraps Up with Big 'Winners'

After a month-long competition to raise money for the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley’s Annual Campaign, “The Winners” are the winners!

The team, captained by Eileen Ufberg and assisted by Sylvia Bub, Marilyn Claire, Eileen Fischmann, Susan Hochhauser, Beth Kozinn, Beth Kushn…

Lehigh Valley Delegation Joins Thousands to Rally Against Hate in Philly

By Stephanie Smartschan
JFLV Director of Marketing

More than 40 representatives from the Lehigh Valley, including a large contingent of middle school students from the Jewish Day School, joined with thousands of others on Independence Mall on March 2 to stand up against hate. The rally w…

Stories from Cologne, Germany to be Shared on Yom HaShoah

By Stephanie Smartschan
JFLV Director of Marketing

Rudolf Romberg, a long-time Allentown area resident, was born in Cologne, Germany, in 1923. As a teenage boy, he learned woodcraft – furniture making – which he studied at a Jewish trade school until the Nazis closed the Jewish schoo…