The Jewish Lehigh Valley is ready to welcome you

Tucked away just an hour north of Philadelphia and 90 minutes from New York City, you'll find the beautiful Lehigh Valley, made up of the cities of Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton, Pennsylvania. More than 8,000 Jews reside here, where leading employers look for quality talent, telework is easy, housing is affordable and leisure time is spent at many area attractions or in the great outdoors. Add all of that to a Jewish community with all the amenities you seek and you'll be ready for your next adventure.

  • Family Finds New Home in Lehigh Valley

    There were several factors to consider: our careers, Jewish life, proximity to family, climate – and Evan’s vow not to return to New York City after eight years of college plus medical school! Though we had never heard of Allentown or the Lehigh Valley, we liked what we saw ...

  • Close to Family, But a Home of Their Own

    Dina and Dan Relles and their four kids were thrilled to settle in the area – one hour north of family in the Philly suburbs, two hours away from family in New York, yet in a beautiful, vibrant community all their own.

Lisa's Story

A love affair with the Lehigh Valley ... and why it's never too late to start over.

Get to Know Us

Every Jewish community is built around a host of diverse opportunities for involvement. In the Lehigh Valley, you’ll find plenty of ways to get involved, whether through volunteerism, educational options, synagogue membership or more. 

Explore the Lehigh Valley

Living and working here offers an incredible quality of life without the sacrifices you have to make to live in larger metros.

More space to be yourself is made possible in the Lehigh Valley. Find everything you need to know in this relocation guide.


  • Living in the Lehigh Valley

    From the downtowns of its three cities to the main streets of smaller communities, the Lehigh Valley has the right neighborhood for you to call home and find the perfect place to live.

Let's Talk!

Are you ready to learn more about relocating to the Lehigh Valley or getting involved in our Jewish community? We're here to answer your questions!