Live, Learn, and Celebrate...

...with Congregation Brith Sholom, in the heart of the Lehigh Valley!

Our Story

The generations need each other, yet many of us today find ourselves setting down roots in new places…

Learning

Congregation Brith Sholom has a robust Religious School and compelling Adult Education classes…

Anniversary Campaign

In 2016, our congregation will celebrate 30 years of rich Jewish communal life on the corner of Macada and Jacksonville Roads here in Bethlehem, Pa. This milestone provides an opportunity to ensure the future of Brith Sholom through capital improvements that will meet both the physical needs of the building and our spiritual needs through Torah.

Our Facility

The wood and glass construction and the surrounding trees and shrubbery create a feeling of warmth and bring a sense of beauty and nature into the sanctuary. The main sanctuary, with its wooden structures and central pulpit, is reminiscent of the old synagogues of Europe, most of them destroyed by the Nazis during World War II…

Welcome to Brith Sholom!

We embrace and inspire Jews of all ages...

We embrace and inspire Jews of all ages with: Communal celebration of Jewish living: meaningful and easy-to-follow services; enjoying a cup of coffee together after a delicious kiddush luncheon; getting together for good times and holidays among friends, in shul or out. Exceptional Jewish learning: Rabbi Michael Singer says that teaching is one of his favorite things, and it shows in the fascinating classes he leads and brings to your level, whether you are a newbie or a Torah scholar. Social connections: Brith Sholom is “where friends become family” because we have a mix of transplants and Lehigh Valley natives, ages ranging from 9 months to vibrant 90s, and diverse interests and professions, yet are able to forge meaningful relationships. All this in the context of a loving, spiritually engaging, and passionate traditional and evolving Judaism.

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  • We welcome you to join us for a Shabbat morning or holiday service, stay for Kiddush, and meet the members of our congregation. You do not have to be a member to come and experience a service at Brith Sholom.

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  • Generation to Generation The Brith Sholom Endowment Fund is committed to supporting outstanding programs for the benefit of the entire Jewish community. If you wish to become a part of this significant endeavor, please call the Brith Sholom office to arrange a meeting with an Endowment Fund trustee.

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  • The Brith Sholom Cemetery is located on Fountain Hill. Please click on the icon above to find out more...

Congregation Brith Sholom Staff

Our Rabbi, leadership and staff are the best!!
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Rabbi Michael Singer

“He’s our rabbi, he’s friendly; he sings, he dances and he cooks,” someone recently said …. That’s not all; Rabbi Singer teaches us Torah, broadens our perspective, helps us to be our best … Married to Alexis, with two children, and lots of great ideas for our community.
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Rabbi Allen Juda

Rabbi Juda was the rabbi of Congregation Brith Sholom for 39 years (1975-2014). He was named Rabbi Emeritus in June 2014.
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Sam Guncler

For more than 30 years, Sam has served as our baal t’fila, leading services on Shabbat, festivals and the High Holidays. Read More…
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Tammy Watts

Office Manager
Office manager, keeps the place running smoothly. Sets the tone with her pleasant ways … Loves to roller skate … Married to Maurice, with two sons and three grandsons … talented at sewing, creating her own designs whenever time permits.
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Board of Directors and other Brith Sholom Staff

'From the Rabbi's Desk', Newsletter and Minyan Schedule

Congregation News and Simchas

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