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 […]

ISRAEL EXPERIENCE SCHOLARSHIPS

February 15, 2018 by  
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Israel Experience application are now available By Jackie Miron Application forms for financial assistance for teens planning a trip to Israel this summer are now available from the Jewish Federation of Central New York. They may be obtained by contacting Judith Stander at 315-445-2040 ext. 114 or jstander@jewishfederationcny.org. There are multiple programs and scholarship funds […]

JEWISH CONTRIBUTIONS TO SYRACUSE & ONONDAGA COUNTY

December 5, 2017 by  
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FROM LAYING THE FOUNDATION TO FORGING AHEAD:  JEWISH CONTRIBUTIONS TO SYRACUSE & ONONDAGA COUNTY The exhibit, located on the first floor of the Onondaga Historical Museum, emphasizes the Jewish role in advancing the social, religious, economic, and political fabric of Syracuse and Onondaga County, and is divided into four sections: Community, Business, Entertainment, and Athletics.  For instance, Community focuses on […]

HOW TO BECOME A PHILANTHROPIST

December 4, 2017 by  
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LEARNING HOW TO BE A PHILANTHROPIST THE MISSION OF THE TEEN FUNDERS PROGRAM: The Teen Funders Program of the Jewish Community Foundation of Central New York provides financial support to organizations in both the Jewish and general communities of Central New Yok and Israel that directly impact children with special needs; children with limited opportunities; […]

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 […]

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