Our Stories: Jewish Life in the Lehigh Valley

Local Synagogue Reconnects Couple to Jewish Life

Ron Susser grew up in an Orthodox Jewish home, attended Hebrew School, and became a member and even joined the staff of a large Conservative synagogue in New York City. After that, he said, for about 15 years, he was not involved in organized Jewish life.

“I felt a very empty part of myse…

Opportunities Abound for Jewish Older Adults

There are many opportunities for older adults in the Lehigh Valley to get involved in the Jewish community while staying active and making new friends.

At the Jewish Community Center located in the West End of Allentown, older adults can experience a variety of ongoing events designed to g…