Temple Israel of Lehighton, 194 Bankway St., Lehighton, is hosting a hamishe, a comfortable, familylike, Shabbat Potluck at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25. Mike Bassano's amazing pasta will be the centerpiece of the meal.

Friday evening services will continue the joyful tone at 7:15 p.m. Rabbi Melody Davis will lead on this spiritual journey with lively music, story, and prayer. This Shabbat, will bring the Torah to life!

Confirm your dinner donation to Vickie Semmel at (610) 703-2854 or svsemmel@ptd.net [1], by Wednesday, Feb. 23. The use of disposable pans or plates for serving is appreciated. The group is continuing the Mitzvah Project of the donation of canned goods to the Jewish Family Service of the Lehigh Valley's kosher Food Pantry. Those attending should bring a can of food to help others.