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. […]

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 Committee, […]

MICKEY LEBOWITZ APPOINTED JEWISH COMMUNITY AMBASSADOR

Mickey Lebowitz appointed Jewish Community Ambassador By Bette Siegel At its January 11 meeting, the board of the Jewish Federation of Central New York created the position of Jewish community ambassador. President/CEO of the Federation MICHAEL BALANOFF, said “Mickey Lebowitz will be the Community Ambassador. He will accentuate all that is good about the Central […]

AN OPEN STATEMENT TO THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY OF CENTRAL NEW YORK

The Jewish Federation of Central New York strongly condemns the intolerant, inflammatory and morally reprehensible anti-Muslim rhetoric currently running rampant through American political statements. Religious freedom is a core principle of our country and respect for individuals of all faiths is a central principle in Judaism.  We cannot stay silent while anyone attempts to violate […]

“SHALOM” from Shalom Syracuse

The Federation offers this service to anyone who has recently moved to the Syracuse area, or who plans to move into the area. To schedule a visit email Jacki at jgoldber@twcny.rr.com or call the Federation office at 445-2040 ext. 102. Each welcome basket is filled with information and brochures from Jewish organizations and synagogues, as […]

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