FEDERATION VIGIL FOR PITTSBURGH VICTIMS

We ask you to join us, the Jewish Federation of Central New York, Jewish Community Center of Syracuse, our community synagogues and other Jewish institutions for a vigil for the victims from the Tree of Life Synagogue on Monday, October 29, 2018. We will gather at the JCC at 5:00 pm. The Jewish community of […]

FEDERATION STATEMENT ON PITTSBURGH

The Jewish community of Central New York  is shocked and saddened by the horrific attack on the Jewish community of Pittsburgh.  Our prayers go out to the victims, their families and the members of their community.  Please know that all our local, state and federal law enforcement agencies have been made aware of our concerns […]

100th Year Event

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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, […]

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), […]

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