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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.

Our Story

The generations need each other, yet many of us today find ourselves setting down roots in new places.  When parents live far from their adult children, grandchildren from grandparents, or friends far removed from one another, we find in Brith Sholom a "place to come home to." What kind of place is this Jewish community, located as it is in For more Please click here...

Religious Services

Minyan is  Monday and Thursday mornings right now, 7:45 a.m. on Monday and Thursday.

Shabbat and Holiday Holiday services are mornings at 9:00 a.m.

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Education

Brith Sholom has a vibrant education program for all ages.  Adult Education, Religious School, USY, Ongoing and Limited Classes...you will find them all here!  Please click on Education to find out more...

Letters from the Rabbi's Desk

Shemini Atzeret: A Mysterious Holiday

I am a trivia fan. I love watching Jeopardy, playing Trivial Pursuit, and a new game called Mind the Gap (A multi-generational trivia game for the whole family). Yet, if we were to play Jewish trivia - how many of us could answer under the Holiday category - What is Shemini Atzeret? It is kind of like the platypus of holidays. No, It is not part of the Sukkot holiday which is 7 days long. In fact, we specifically make a distinction between Sukkot and Shemini Atzeret by not dwelling in the Sukkah. And no, it is not technically part of the High Holidays (even thought the kittel is worn for part of it)...

  To read the entire letter, Please click here.



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.


LIFE AND LEGACY

A 4-year partnership of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation that assists communities across North America, through partnerships with JewishFederations and Foundations, to promote after-lifetime giving to benefit local synagogues, Jewish day schools, social service organizations, and other Jewish entities.   For more, Please click here...

 



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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