Life Long Learning    

JFHF offers learning opportunities for adults not only at monthly Torah study, but through our Adult Learning courses as well as monthly roundtable discussions.

Weekly Services

Sanctuary Services are currently suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Friday Evening Services via zoom are at 7:00 pm. Go to our Upcoming Events page for information.

Outdoors Shabbat Morning Services at the Fellowship 10:00am (weather permitting).

Otherwise Shabbat Service and Study via zoom are at 9:30am. 

Go to our Upcoming Events page for information.

Jewish Fellowship of Hemlock Farms | 1516 Hemlock Farms | Lords Valley, PA 18428 | 570 775-7497

Spiritual leader Rabbi/Cantor Johanan Bickhardt teaches from his heart and sings with his soul. 

With a hands on pragmatic approach to Jewish observance, Spirituality and life, our Rabbi/Cantor Johanan Bickhardt has served the Hemlock Farms community since 2001.  With his rich baritone voice, presenting melody and congregational singing,  he creates a positive spiritual environment and uplifting services.

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Calendar of Events

Friday Evening Services (zoom) 7:00 PM.


Shabbat Morning Services at the JFHF 10:00 AM (Outdoors, weather permitting), otherwise on

Shabbat Morning Torah Study (zoom) 9:30 AM.


Wednesdays, (zoom)

Jewish Learning Class 7:00pm

Introductions and study  of Midrash Rabbah w/ Rabbi Bickhardt





Set in the scenic environs of the Pocono Mountains in Northeastern Pennsylvania,  The Jewish Fellowship of Hemlock Farms is a warm, welcoming, diverse, Egalitarian  congregation with a broad spectrum of religious, cultural, social and educational activities for everyone. There are as many reasons to join our fellowship as there are people in our congregation! 

Children's Religious School 

Classes are currently postponed due the Covid-19 health pandemic.

REGISTRATION IS CURRENTLY OPEN for the Fall of 2020.