For over four decades, Congregation Am Haskalah has offered a home to Jews of the Lehigh Valley looking for a place to belong. We offer a creative, participatory approach to Judaism, blending tradition with innovation. With regular lay-led and rabbi-led services, community events, and continuing education classes, we hope to make space for all our members and visitors to participate in our congregational life.


Am Haskalah offers a creative, participatory approach to Judaism, blending tradition with innovation.


We’d love to have you join us!



May We Be Inscribed: The Next 50 Years

Join us as we explore what American Judaism might look like in half a century.



High Holy Days

Led by Student Rabbi Alex Malanych and Rabbi Steve Nathan, online and in-person. 
Free & Open to the Community.
RSVPs and donations are always appreciated, but no tickets are required.
Masks & boosted vaccinations mandatory.
**Please note that we have shifted the hours of the Yom Kippur evening services on both Oct. 4th & 5th. Both will begin at 6pm. We apologize for any inconvenience.**



Am Haskalah will be online AND in-person for the High Holidays, with one exception: the Erev Shabbat Shuvah Service will be online only. Full schedule and more High Holiday details.


The most up-to-date information can always be found on our Calendar, or you can email our office.

RSVPs and proof of boosted vaccination are required for attending anything in person. Please send in advance, whenever possible.

Masks are required at all times, except for when eating (there will be Oneg).

We will be using the main sanctuary for some Friday night services, to better spread out. (Look for our rainbow sign in the window to see which side of the building we’ll be in on that day.)

Zoom will continue for (nearly) everything.

Our Student Rabbi, Alex Malanych, can be reached by email or at (484)245-4148.
As Administrative Director, Liz Fear, is always available to answer any questions, provide Zoom tech support, or arrange for any other support you may need. Our Chesed committee is also available. Please do not hesitate to reach out to any of us!