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 […]

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 […]

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