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Local teen starts fundraiser for JFS food pantry

Leyna Fleischaker, a teenage volunteer whose dedication to JFS earned her an award from Second Harvest Food Bank last year, went above and beyond yet again when the COVID-19 outbreak began.

She started a fundraiser on her Instagram for the Community Food Pantry, pledging to add $5 to her in…

Ringel lecturer offers advice on 'what's in your medicine cabinet'

On June 7, Jewish Family Service of the Lehigh Valley held its annual Phyllis Ringel Memorial Lecture on a topic promoting family values, as it does each spring. The only difference was that this year, it was held via Zoom.

The talk, entitled “What’s In Your Medicine Cabinet?”, featur…

JFS and Federation hold webinar for families dealing with COVID-19 stress

In the second of a series of webinars about COVID-19 and how to deal with it, Jewish Family Service of the Lehigh Valley and Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley hosted a Zoom meeting with Dr. Howie Levin entitled “Family Matters” on May 6. Levin is board certified in child and adolesc…

Ringel Lecture to cover safe medication use

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Jewish Family Service welcomes the community to the 2020 Phyllis Ringel Memorial Lecture on Sunday, June 7, at 10:00 a.m. via Zoom. Dedicated to enhancing family values, this year’s presentation, "What's in Your Medicine Cabinet?" will focus on safe medication use for older…

Jewish Family Service & Federation host webinar on managing COVID-19 stress

On Monday, April 13, Jewish Family Service of the Lehigh Valley hosted a free webinar via Zoom entitled, “Mindfulness and Stress Reduction During COVID-19.” Over 30 people tuned in to learn about how to better handle the stress brought on by living through a pandemic.

Stuart Horowitz, …