Our Impact

JFS partners with Brith Sholom for Shavuot Mazel Meals

Thank you to Congregation Brith Sholom for hosting JFS for a very special Shavuot Mazel Meal prep.

We chopped, sauteed, simmered and created meals filled with flavor and prepared with love.

Forty older adults in the Lehigh Valley were treated to red lentil soup, spiced salmon, rice pilaf, …

Jewish Family Service helps older adults celebrate Passover

This year, Jewish Family Service helped dozens of older adults across the Lehigh Valley experience a more meaningful Passover holiday by bringing the celebration to them thanks to the generous donations and immense amount of volunteer hours poured into that special week by members of the Jew…

JFS invites women to ‘fly solo’ together

Are you a woman age 50 or over and living on your own? One of the many services which Jewish Family Service offers is support groups, and there is a new one starting up this summer. “Flying Solo” is a support and growth group for women ages 50 and up who are looking for a supportive plac…

JFS shares Purim fun in Nazareth

Extra copies of song sheets were made and extra chairs brought in to an assembly room at Moravian Hall Square in Nazareth on March 19. Jewish Family Service volunteer coordinator Chelsea Karp and volunteers Eva Derby and Sue Sosnow had come to put on an interactive Purim spiel with the resid…

Mazel Meals program helps older adults feel connected to community on Purim

Volunteers from the Young Adult Division of the Jewish Federation came together with Jewish Family Service on March 18 for a mitzvah project to benefit older adults.

They sliced cucumbers and tomatoes for a simple salad, layered noodles, sauce and cheese for lasagna, blanched green beans fo…