We're all #JewishTogether

 

The Jewish Federation is here for you, always, and especially during this trying time. The Federation staff is currently operating remotely and all of our staff members are best reachable by email, or you may leave a message at 610-821-5500. In the mean time, we have gathered both local and national resources to allow you to remain engaged and involved in the Jewish community during your time at home. Visit our Virtual Events Calendar and our Facebook page for even more ideas and join our mailing list for the most up-to-date virtual happenings.

Virtual Events Calendar Stay connected with the most up-to-date events both locally and globally

Stay Connected with the Local Jewish Community

  • If You Need Assistance

    JFS continues to be here for you during this trying time. If you or someone you know is in need of assistance, contact Rebecca Axelrod-Cooper at 610-821-8722 ext. 105 or racooper@jfslv.org.

  • Online Learning with the JDS

    Jewish Day School students are fully engaged in online learning, and the school is sharing videos and resources with the community on their Facebook page.

  • Online Services at KI

    Stay connected to the community online through Congregation Keneseth Israel's virtual Shabbat services and more. Visit their website to learn more.

  • Daily Learning with Rotem

    Learn to cook, try some Israeli dancing and more with our Israeli shlicha Rotem Bar. Starting Monday, March 23, we will be posting daily videos on our Facebook page and our website at 12:00 p.m.

  • Brith Sholom on Zoom

    Congregation Brith Sholom has a number of Zoom events planned, including Monday and Thursday morning services, an adult education class and Kabbalat Shabbat. Visit their Facebook page to learn more.

Stay Connected with the Broader Jewish Community

Natan Sharansky Message

Five tips to get through quarantine from Freedom Fighter and Zionist Natan Sharansky.

  • Momentum Webinars

    In this challenging time, so many of us are feeling anxious and confused. Join Momentum for daily 30-minute webinars including wisdom, tools, techniques and motivational messages at 1:00 p.m.

  • AIPAC Engage

    AIPAC has launched a weekly webinar series for club members on timely topics. If you're a club member, check your email for access.

  • JCPA Webinars

    The Jewish Council for Public Affairs is producing a series of webinars related to the pandemic. Learn more on their Facebook page.

  • Be a Virtual Volunteer for World ORT

    Do you have some experience, expertise or skills that you can share? Could you help ORT students practice their English? Can you talk about your work in an engaging way? Have you got skills that you could share with young people in an online workshop? Become a volunteer!

A Message from Israel

President Reuven Rivlin addresses the global Jewish community.

'Visit' Israel

  • Journey to Jerusalem

    2,000 years in the footsteps of your own family - wandering the world - until they came back to the Land of Israel in modern times. Presented by the Western Wall Heritage Foundation.

  • City of David at Your Doorstep

    These resources from the City of David include family-friendly, inspiring and educational content such as virtual tours, short videos and archaeological discoveries, coloring pages, riddles and more.

  • The Holy City Documentary

    This innovative documentary experience invites you to immerse yourself in Jerusalemʼs Old City through transcendent stereoscopic 360-degree Virtual Reality. Vimeo account promo code: "Easter"

More Resources

COVID-19 Panel

Muhelnberg College Professors Chrysan Cronin and Kathleen Bachnyski answer your questions.

A Prayer for Healing

The Mi Shebeirach as sung by Debbie Friedman in 2001.