Shortly after Howie and Rachel Levin moved to Nazareth, they took advantage of a unique opportunity offered by the Jewish Federation to travel to Israel with their peers. Upon returning, they participated in a year-long leadership development program that kick-started further involvement. They joined a synagogue in Easton, and Howie, a child psychiatrist, joined the Federation’s Maimonides Society for healthcare professionals. Their young children enjoys PJ Library events and JCC programs.
“We feel more connected to the Jewish community in the Lehigh Valley than we did in New York,” Rachel said.