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 Vayikra
Mincha: 7:05 p.m.
Candle Lighting: 7:07 p.m.

Shacharis: 9:00 a.m.
Mincha: 6:45 p.m.
Shabbat concludes: 8:09 p.m.
Upcoming Events
All youth are invited to join us for chametz burning with our local fire truck on Monday, April 10th at 9:00 AM in the shul parking lot.

All Sons of Israel Teens are invited to Six Flags Chol Hamoed Pesach, Thursday, April 13, leaving from the shul at 9:00 a.m. and returning at 6:00 p.m. A live concert by Benny Friedman, with Mordechai Shapiro, will be at 3:00 p.m. at the park. The cost is $48, which includes transportation, and you must R.S.V.P. with payment by April 5. Kosher for Pesach food will be available for purchase inside the park.  NO outside food is permitted. For more information, contact Alyssa Komarow at arkomarow@gmail.com

Rabbi Wilensky is teaching a new class at the Jewish Day School on Tuesday mornings for parents on “How to Use the Parsha as a Tool to Open Lines of Communication With Your Child”. This class begins at 8:10 a.m. (after drop off at the JDS) and ends at 8:40 a.m. Coffee and light refreshments are served.

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.