Serving the Interests and Well-being of the Central New York Jewish Community

What We Do

The Federation serves the interests and well-being of the Central New York Jewish community by ensuring that the vision of Jewish identity and continuity is realized.  The Federation implements this purpose by:


  • Maintaining links with and supporting the national Jewish communities of the United States, Israel and every part of the world
  • Building a thriving local Jewish community and enriching its educational, cultural and social life
  • Raising funds for the support of overseas, national, and local Jewish philanthropic agencies
  • Providing for planning, coordination, administration and leadership development for local Jewish communal services
  • Safeguarding and defending the civic, economic and religious rights of all Jewish people