News & Events

Volunteers to Cook and Deliver Kosher Food to Older Adults on Super Sunday

The Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley will partner with Jewish Family Service for a fourth year on Super Sunday to debut a new program for the Valley: a kosher food delivery service based on Meals on Wheels.

“It’s a really nice partnership between Federation and JFS, and our mitz…

Jewish Community Celebrates Older Adults at 8ish Over 80

On Nov. 5, the Jewish community of the Lehigh Valley gathered to celebrate the lives and accomplishments of 13 remarkable people over the age of 80 who have donated their time, talents and hearts to enriching our community.

Jewish Family Service of the Lehigh Valley hosted an elegant cham…

JFS Volunteer Presented with Gardening Award from Allentown Garden Club

Marcia Schechter, a longtime volunteer with Jewish Family Service of the Lehigh Valley, accepts a plaque from Mayor Ed Pawlowski and the Allentown Garden Club for her work restoring the garden in front of the JFS building. The award recognizes small businesses in Allentown with beautiful gardens.

JFS Hosts Volunteer Appreciation Brunch

By Chelsea Karp and Rebecca Axelrod-Cooper
JFS Volunteer Coordinator and Community Impact Coordinator

On Oct. 18, JFS hosted a Volunteer Appreciation Brunch to celebrate the volunteers who make programming and community outreach successful for the Lehigh Valley community.

The volunt…

New Group of Volunteers to be Celebrated at Second 8ish Over 80 Event

The Lehigh Valley Jewish community will gather on Nov. 5 to celebrate the lives and accomplishments of a new group of 13 remarkable people over the age of 80 who have donated their time, talents and hearts to enriching our community.

An elegant champagne brunch in their honor will be host…