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 […]

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 […]

TALKING POINTS ABOUT FORT OSWEGO

Fort Ontario and the Fort Ontario Refugee Shelter National Register of Historic Places, National Historic Landmark, National Park, and UNESCO World Heritage Site Initiatives The 260- year old Fort Ontario complex, with its rich history, is among our nation’s greatest assets. We believe the history of Fort Ontario and the Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter/ […]