Jewish Community

Welcome to the Lehigh Valley!

We hope your stay with us will be both relaxing and inspiring. If you have any questions or need any assistance feel free to ask any of our members. For membership information please contact the synagogue office.

The Lehigh Valley Community Mikvah

Halachic Status

Our Mikvah is built bor al gabei bor and bor min hatzad for women’s immersion, and bor min hatzad for men’s immersion. It was designed under the aegis of Rabbi Moshe Heinemann, through consultant Ephraim Geretz. Rabbi David Wilensky provides on-going supervision.

For women only: Immersion in the evenings

Evening appointments are scheduled by a rotation of volunteer schedulers. Schedulers are also available to serve as Mikvah attendants if desired. Please leave a message on the Mikvah voice mail – 610-776-7948 – and a scheduler will return your call.

Important note: Appointments are scheduled on a first come basis. Attendants are volunteers. Please give 48 hour notice to ensure that an attendant will be able to make arrangements to accompany you.

The Only Links You Will Ever Need:

Lehigh Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau:
http://www.discoverlehighvalley.com

Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley:
http://www.jewishlehighvalley.org

Jewish Community Center of Allentown:
http://www.allentownjcc.org

Jewish Day School of the Lehigh Valley:
http://www.jdslv.org

Jewish Family Service:
http://www.jfslv.org

Shalom Lehigh Valley Magazine:

http://jewishlehighvalley.org/shalom

 

 

This Shabbat
Parshat Mishpatim-Shekalim
Mincha: 5:25 p.m.
Candle Lighting: 5:29 p.m.

Shacharis: 9:00 a.m.
Mincha: 5:05 p.m.
Shabbat concludes: 6:31 p.m.
Upcoming Events
Plan to join us for "Purim Under One Tent", beginning Saturday evening, March 11, with the Megillah reading at 7:15 p.m., followed by arcade games, pizza, salads, cotton candy, popcorn and more! Cost: $9/person, $36/family max. Our family Purim Se'udah (Chinese meal) will be held Sunday, March 12, at 5:00 p.m. Cost: $15/adult, $10/child, $55/family max if paid by Wed., March 8th. If paid at the door, the cost is $18/adult, $12/child. A Sat./Sun. 2-event package price is: $75/family max, individuals at $20 if paid by Wed., March 8th.

Join our weekly Tuesday class with Rabbi Wilensky held in the shul's board room at 8:30 p.m. on "Chovot Halevavot: Nurturing the Inner Feelings of a Jew". This class is open for both men and women and no prior knowledge of Jewish texts is necessary. The class is studying the classic work of Rabbi Bachya Ibn Pekudah of 11th century Spain which focuses on cultivating the thoughts and emotions of self-reflection, trust, belief, humility, devotion, and love. If you are interested in more details, please contact Rabbi Wilensky.