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Elyssa Rosenbaum to Compete in Summer Pan Am Maccabi Games!

Syracuse resident, Elyssa Rosenbaum, will represent Team USA in the upcoming Pan... 


WHAT IS A “KUPAH”…AND WHY SHOULD I CARE?

What is a “KUPAH” and why should I Care? By Michael Balanoff According to Jewish... 


FEDERATION & WWII 1938-1948

Federation and WWII: 1938-1948 By Barbara Sheklin Davis The Jewish Federation of... 


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AN OPEN STATEMENT TO THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY OF CENTRAL NEW YORK

The Jewish Federation of Central New York strongly condemns the intolerant, inflammatory... 


TALKING POINTS ABOUT FORT OSWEGO

Fort Ontario and the Fort Ontario Refugee Shelter National Register of Historic Places,... 


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Elyssa Rosenbaum to Compete in Summer Pan Am Maccabi Games!

Syracuse resident, Elyssa Rosenbaum, will represent Team USA in the upcoming Pan American Maccabi Games.  They are being held from July 5 through 15, 2019 in Mexico City, Mexico. Competing in the Maccabi Games is a lifelong dream come true for Elyssa.  Growing up in Syracuse she always wanted to participate in games for gymnastics, but it was never... Read More →


WHAT IS A “KUPAH”…AND WHY SHOULD I CARE?

What is a “KUPAH” and why should I Care? By Michael Balanoff According to Jewish tradition, the highest form of tzedakah or charity is giving to a central campaign or community fund called a “KUPAH.” Throughout Jewish history, in small towns and large cities, within both Israel and the Diaspora (Jews scattered throughout the world), it was the... Read More →


FEDERATION & WWII 1938-1948

Federation and WWII: 1938-1948 By Barbara Sheklin Davis The Jewish Federation of Central New York is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2018 Editor’s note: To mark this milestone, we are printing a series of 10 articles highlighting each decade of the Federation’s work with and for the community. We hope you enjoy this look backward as we continue... Read More →


FEDERATION AND THE STATE OF ISRAEL – 1948-1958

Federation and the State of Israel – 1948-1958 By Barbara Sheklin Davis Editor’s note: To mark this milestone, we are printing a series of 10 articles highlighting each decade of the Federation’s work with and for the community. We hope you enjoy this look backward as we continue to work to ensure a thriving future. When the State of Israel... Read More →


PHILIP L. HOLSTEIN COMMUNITY PROGRAM FUND GRANTS

Federation awards 7 Philip L. Holstein community program grants By Judith L. Stander The Jewish Federation of Central New York announced that seven grant applications to the Philip L. Holstein Community Program Fund were approved for funding by Federation’s Board of Directors at a January 11 meeting. The recommendations were presented by the Allocations... Read More →


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