News & Events

JFS President and Executive Director Look to Future of Agency

By Wendy Born
Jewish Family Service President
and Debbie Zoller
Jewish Family Service Executive Director
 
Imagine you’re going on an adventure – you want it to be meaningful, uplifting, and exciting! You have no idea where you’re going and there is no road map to take you there. Yo…

8ish Over 80 Draws Overwhelming Support from Community

Nearly 300 people joined us at Temple Beth El on Nov. 13 to honor 16 extraordinary individuals over the age of 80.

Guests were treated to a champagne brunch and had the opportunity to drop special messages for the honorees in their mazel tov jars.

The motzi was led by volunteer Leon Zoller…

New Support Group Opens for Parents of Adults with Disabilities

Q&A with Susan Sklaroff-Van Hook, MA, CCTP

What is the purpose of this group?
 
The purpose of this group is to provide the opportunity for connection and growth to parents whose children with disabilities have transitioned into adulthood. There are many role models and a sense of famili…

Coats & Cocoa Drive to Benefit Food Pantry Families

The Young Adult Division of the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley is sponsoring a Coats & Cocoa Drive this October to ensure that children in need in the Lehigh Valley have warm clothing and a favorite holiday treat in time for the cold weather.

The coats will be donated to the Jewish…

8ish Over 80 Brings Jewish Community Together to Celebrate Older Adults

By Michelle Cohen
HAKOL Editor

The Lehigh Valley Jewish community will gather on Nov. 13 to celebrate the lives and accomplishments of 16 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…