ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!

Federation Statement: ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! Passover Shooting at Poway Chabad Synagogue   Our hearts are heavy again. Once again, here we are, six months to the day after the horrific assault at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh and subsequent attacks in Christchurch, NZ, and Sri Lanka, mourning the senseless loss of life and […]

PAM SHERMAN INVITES WOMEN!

Pam Sherman, a nationally-syndicated columnist, actor, recovering lawyer and leadership consultant, will be speaking in Central New York on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 6:45 pm at Menorah Park, 4101 East Genesee St., Syracuse. The event is free and open to the public.  Reservations are preferred and may be emailed to cbaker@jewishfederationcny.org. Today, Pam conducts programs […]

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/ […]