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Campaign Reaches $1 Million

The 2016 Annual Campaign has met a significant milestone at the earliest period in... 


A Message from our Campaign Chair

By Mark Wladis It was a little more than a year ago when I received a phone call... 


SUPER SUNDAY TEEN LEADERSHIP

The 2016 Super Sunday teen leadership team is organizing a community mitzvah project... 


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FEDERATION RESPONSE TO MBL PLATFORM

Response to Movement for Black Lives Platform  There were a number of virulently... 


Information from JFNA on Movement for Black Lives Platform

The information below includes talking points and statement from the Executive Director... 


Gillibrand takes first step to make Fort Ontario in Oswego a national park

By Mark Weiner | mweiner@syracuse.com  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Supporters of a plan... 


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FEDERATION RESPONSE TO MBL PLATFORM

Response to Movement for Black Lives Platform  There were a number of virulently anti-Israel elements in a platform issued by the Movement for Black Lives on August 2, 2016. This is a coalition representing more than 50 groups from around the country, including the Black Lives Matter Network. Their platform includes provisions that demonize Israel,... Read More →


Information from JFNA on Movement for Black Lives Platform

The information below includes talking points and statement from the Executive Director of the  Jewish Federation of North America. It  references some of the onerous points in the Movement for Black Lives Platform and to which we are responding. Dear Colleagues, Yesterday, press reports focused on a significant number of anti-Israel elements in a... Read More →


KOSHER FOODS @ NEW YORK STATE FAIR

KOSHER FARE “FAIR STYLE” For the first-time, there will be a Kosher Food Booth at the 2016 New York State Fair.  It will be run by “Catering by The Oaks” and will feature a mix of traditional and not-so-traditional kosher dishes. This year’s State Fair runs from August 25 through September 5 (Labor Day).  Catering by the Oaks, will be selling... Read More →


Gillibrand takes first step to make Fort Ontario in Oswego a national park

By Mark Weiner | mweiner@syracuse.com  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Supporters of a plan to designate Fort Ontario in Oswego as a national park received a boost Monday when U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand introduced legislation backing the idea. Gillibrand, D-N.Y., wants the National Park Service to study whether Fort Ontario and the Safe Haven Holocaust Refugee... Read More →


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... Read More →


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