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The Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley works to make our community and our world a better place by helping to care for people in need here at home, in Israel and around the world. Acting on our core values of compassion, charity, generosity and responsibility, we provide life-saving humanitarian aid where it is needed most and inspire Jewish cultural experiences and learning for people of all walks of life.

Through its Annual Campaign for Jewish Needs, the Federation addresses a variety of causes and issues that are important to its donors. From feeding the hungry to helping the unemployed, from supporting families with special needs to funding Jewish education, the Annual Campaign enables the Federation to meet the most important needs of the community at any given time. As part of the Jewish Federation movement, the leading Jewish philanthropy in North America, the JFLV is able to advocate nationally and quickly mobilize resources in times of crisis.

Closer to home, the Jewish Federation acts as an umbrella for the Jewish communities of Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton. The Federation welcomes Jews from every town, with every interest, at every age. Jews from every synagogue, as well as those who are unaffiliated or have unique family structures, are part of the Federation family.

Through affinity networks, diverse programs and its campaign effort, the JFLV works to strengthen the Lehigh Valley Jewish community today to ensure a bright tomorrow.

There’s something for everyone at the Jewish Federation.