Making A Difference

Community Impact Areas

The Jewish Federation of Central New York
  • Builds and sustains Jewish educational, cultural and social life in Central New York to assure a thriving Jewish community
  • Supports overseas, national and local Jewish philanthropic agencies
  • Provides central planning, coordination, and leadership development for local Jewish communal services
  • Safeguards and defends the civic, economic and religious rights of the Jewish people
  • Represents the Jewish community in inter-religious and inter-group activities
  • Links with and supports the Jewish community of the United States, Israel and every part of the world
  • Federation supports the JCC Early Childhood Program, Syracuse Hebrew Day School, Syracuse Community Hebrew School, Epstein School of Jewish Studies, PJ Library®, Hillel at Syracuse University, JCC Senior Lunch Program, Kosher Meals on Wheels, Menorah Park, Beit Tikvah Group Home, Yachad Inclusion Camp, The Tachlis of Inclusion program, the Matza Factory, Yom HaShoah Commemoration, Yom Ha’atzmaut Celebration, Israeli Scouts, Kol Chai Crisis Prevention & Management, Jewish Music and Cultural Festival, the Community Chanukah celebration, Judaic Heritage Center, Jewish Cemeteries Association, Federation Community Security Program, Va’ad Ha’ir, Ahavath Achim Mikvah, Jewish Family Service, InterFaith Works and programs benefitting Israel and Jews around the world.