Our Impact

Older Adults Celebrate Sukkot with Help of JFS

This year, Jewish Family Service helped to facilitate two programs to bring the joy and celebration of Sukkot to older adults in the Lehigh Valley.

Allentown resident and community member extraordinaire Cooky Notis hosted Country Meadows residents at her house on Sept. 26 and Atria resident…

Older Adults and Volunteers Enjoy a Ladies Day Out

Nothing brings women together quite like shopping.

On Aug. 29, Jewish Family Service brought together older adults and excited volunteers for another fun morning of Shopping & Sharing.

The shoppers and volunteers introduced themselves before venturing off to different departments. Shoes, c…

Jewish Family Service to Officially Launch 2 New Programs for Older Adults

Jewish Family Service is committed to ensuring a good quality of life for older adults across the Lehigh Valley. In the next year, we will be working to expand two programs that piloted this year, both to great success: Mazel J Café and Mazel Meals.

Mazel J Café is a program bringing toge…

JFS and Beth El Team Up to Educate and Inspire

Jewish Family Service has been working for months to bring exciting new programs to Country Meadows residents. When some Jewish and non-Jewish residents expressed a desire to learn more about Jewish culture, we teamed up with Temple Beth El in Allentown to give eight residents a synagogue to…

JFS Brings Poetry and Mirth to Older Adults

On June 26, the Kirkland Village auditorium was filled with laughter as poet Ruth Radin introduced her self-published book of poems to the residents.

Jewish Family Service sponsored the event, which began with Rabbi Seth Phillips of Congregation Keneseth Israel introducing Radin, her husban…