KATKO INTRODUCES FT. ONTARIO/SAFE HAVEN LEGISLATION IN CONGRESS

FOLLOWING COMMUNITY RALLY, REP. JOHN KATKO INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO ELEVATE FORT ONTARIO, SAFE HAVEN TO NATIONAL PARK STATUS Katko, Hanna: Designation Has Potential to Boost Tourism, Grow Regional Economy WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative John Katko (NY-24) today introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives which will advance the designation of Fort Ontario and the Safe Haven Holocaust Refugee […]

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/ […]

STATUS QUO ON TEMPLE MOUNT

Some basic facts about the status quo on the Temple Mount By Nadav Shragai In 1948, the State of Israel was established and Jerusalem was divided between Jordan and Israel. The Jewish holy sites ended up on the Jordanian side. According to the ceasefire agreement signed by Jordan and Israel, Jews were to be allowed […]

FEDERATION BOARD STATEMENT ON IRAN TREATY

This summer’s national debate on the Iran Deal (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action–JCOPA) has been one of the most divisive in recent history. The Iran Deal debate was also contentious in greater Syracuse, where the Jewish Federation of Central New York serves a large and diverse community. Federation leadership decided to respect the diversity […]

NY ASSEMBLY PASSES ANTI-BDS LEGISLATION

June 19, 2015 by  
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June 18th- (Albany, NY) The New York State Assembly, in a voice vote, overwhelmingly passed a resolution introduced by Assembly Member Walter Mosley (D- Brooklyn) condemning the boycott movement against the State of Israel and supporting Israel’s right to exist as a Jewish state. With the passage of this resolution, New York State has now joined a […]

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