My Jewish Central New York
Join our mailing list
Profiles of Community Leaders
Nan Fechtner has spent her adult life working to strengthen her community. For the past thirty years, Nan has involved herself as a volunteer in diverse organizations and roles, ranging from volunteer organizer to fundraiser to executive board member. Nan grew up in a family where her mother, who called herself a “professional volunteer,” was her role model. Wherever Nan has lived, she has always given back to her community by volunteering. Volunteerism and giving back to her community are extremely important to her.
Neil Rosenbaum, the new chair of the Federation Board of Directors, grew up in Gloversville, NY. He graduated from Union College and went to work for Xerox in Syracuse where, on his first day, he met Debbie, who was to become his wife. Five years later, he got his MBA...
The Young Leadership Cabinet is the Jewish Federations of North America’s elite leadership-training program for people ages 30-45. It attracts the best and brightest, savvy and sophisticated, young, successful, philanthropic-minded Jewish individuals who seek to...
From A Minyan to A Community: A History of The Jews Of Syracuse
B.G. Rudolph (1970)
The Jewish Community of Syracuse
Barbara Sheklin Davis and Susan B. Rabin (2011)
A Place That Lives Only In Memory: The Old Jewish Neighborhood of Syracuse, New York
William Marcus (2012)
ONONDAGA HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION EXHIBIT
The Onondaga Historical Association has a permanent exhibit of Jewish contributions to Syracuse and Onondaga County on the first floor of its museum at 321 Montgomery Street. “From Laying the Foundation to Forging Ahead” documents the role of the Jewish community in advancing the social, religious, economic and political fabric of the city and county in four areas: community, business, entertainment and athletics.