Allentown Jewish Archives/Holocaust Resource Center

  • HRC


Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley
702 North 22nd Street
PA 18104
United States


+1 610 435-3571
+1 610 821-5500


+1 215-821-8946

Geographical and Cultural Context

The Holocaust Resource Center (HRC) of the Lehigh Valley is dedicated to Holocaust Remembrance through education, preservation of primary sources, and outreach to present and future generations in the fight against hatred and bigotry. As an outreach and education organization, the HRC is available to assist all segments of the community, both in the Jewish community and the community at large.

Records Management and Collecting Policies

A collection of over 1,000 books, visual and audio media, curricula, artifacts and art dealing with the subject of the Holocaust and the times and circumstances around it, as well as books and curricula dealing with anti-Semitism, hate crimes, genocide and overcoming oppression are available to the public.

Archival and Other Holdings

The HRC materials are primarily housed at the JCC of Allentown. Many of the materials are available Monday through Friday during normal business hours. Contact Shari Spark at 610-435-3571 x334 or to learn more.

Opening Times

JCC Lehigh Valley

  • Monday - Thursday: 7:00am - 8:30pm
  • Friday: 7:00am - 5:30pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: 8:00am - 2:30pm

HRC: Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

Conditions of Access

Most materials may be checked out free of charge.


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