News & Events

Rosh Hashanah with JFS

By Chelsea Karp

​Volunteer Coordinator

Rosh Hashanah is a great opportunity for Jewish Family Service of the Lehigh Valley to partner with other local agencies to help older adults in our community celebrate the High Holidays. Marcia Schechter, outreach coordinator for JFS, will be deliv…

Survey Results Offer Positive Picture of Community Food Pantry

We recently surveyed our food pantry clients to get a better idea of their needs and how we are responding to them. A total of 85 clients responded, giving an overwhelmingly positive review of the pantry.

The first set of questions asked about our clients’ needs. In the last year, 60% of …

Rabbi Allen Juda Installed as New JFS President

Rabbi Allen Juda has been elected to serve as the new board president of Jewish Family Service of the Lehigh Valley.

Juda has been involved with JFS in a variety of ways for over 35 years. He served as a clergy group representative on the board for several years, and has been a member of th…

JCC Campers Team Up With JFS to Make a Difference

By Chelsea Karp
Volunteer Coordinator

Summer is coming and Camp JCC and Jewish Family Service have partnered together to increase awareness and participation in supporting the JFS Food Pantry and the older adult community of the Lehigh Valley.

Brenda Finberg, director of camp and children…

On the Road to Excellence: Reflections from Outgoing President Wendy Born

The last two years have just zoomed by while I have traveled the road as Jewish Family Service president. I started my term during the summer of 2015 building on the accomplishments of Patty Glascom and the JFS presidents who came before her. I will be handing the steering wheel over to Pres…