External Jewish Resources
Lehigh Valley Jewish Resources
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Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley
B’nai Abraham Synagogue (Easton/Conservative)
Other Resources in Bethlehem and the Lehigh Valley:
Bethlehem features two great hospitals:
The St. Luke’s Health Network began in Bethlehem. For details on all the medical services provided, please go to St. Luke’s’ website.
Colleges and universities
Lehigh Valley Arts, Cultural, Tourist and Other Resources:
Hanover Township offers a variety of programs and services to its residents. Please check their website.
Every summer, the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival is held at DeSales University in nearby Center Valley. Current season information may be found here.
The Philadelphia Phillies’ Triple AAA baseball club, the Iron Pigs, moved to the Lehigh Valley in 2008. For the schedule of games and ticket information, go to the Iron Pigs site.
Click on one of the thumbnails below to find out more about other Lehigh Valley Resources:
Banana Factory Beautiful art galleries and professional meeting space are at the Banana Factory.
Sands Casino In 2007, Sands Casino Resort purchased former Bethlehem Steel plant — Now there is a casino, performing arts venue, mall, etc.
Steel Stacks Once the home plant of Bethlehem Steel, SteelStacks is a ten-acre campus dedicated to arts, culture, family events, community, education and fun.
Touchstone Theatre Founded in 1981, Touchstone Theatre is a professional not-for-profit theatre dedicated to the creation of original work.
Lehigh Valley Arts Council They promote, encourage and support artists, assist arts organizations, and facilitate communication and cooperation in the arts community.
Chamber Music Society of Bethlehem They work to further appreciation of chamber music in the greater Lehigh Valley community.
PA Sinfonia Orchestra Their Mission is to present live classical music in enjoyable and accessible ways to a diverse and expanding audience in eastern Pennsylvania.
Repertory Dance Theatre Repertory Dance Theatre is a fixture on the cultural landscape of the Lehigh Valley, that presents a variety of classical and modern work.
Young People’s Philhormonic Since 1976, the Young People’s Philharmonic of the Lehigh Valley provides aspiring musicians a rich supplement to their musical experiences.
Miller Symphony Hall A regional orchestra whose excellence reflects the
vibrancy of the Lehigh Valley, and the performances of dance, opera, theatre, that you enjoy at this beautifully renovated, historic Hall.
Pennsylvania Youth Ballet A non-profit organization dedicated to fostering the art of theatre dance, primarily classical ballet, through education and performances.
Baum School of Art A community school dedicated to providing instruction, guidance and encouragement for children, adults, and those who wish to reach their highest level of potential through the study of the visual arts.
Barnstone School of Art Myron Barnstone, who recently passed away, had been training artists, photographers, designers and college bound students since 1974. Now you can study with at his studios, from home or on your phone.
Allentown Arts Museum Our mission is to enrich the lives of all visitors by engaging, informing, and inspiring them through the activities of preserving, studying, exhibiting, and interpreting important works of visual art.
Lehigh Valley Charter School for the Arts They provide a unique environment that fosters a creative, rigorous academic approach to learning and a development of talents in the arts.
Artsquest A community-based nonprofit organization that began fostering creativity long before creative placemaking became a popular movement.
Musikfest 10 days of great, live music on 14 different stages throughout Bethlehem’s historic district and the new SteelStacks arts campus, including over 500 FREE performances.
Celticfest It has blossomed into one of the largest Highland Games and Festival in North America with over 250,000 visitors annually joining in this celebration of all things Celtic.
Bethlehem Fine Arts Commission They advise the City of Bethlehem in matters including maintaining and furthering fine arts; and encouraging a cooperative cultural enterprise in the community.