COMMUNITY NEWS and INFORMATION
STUDENT SPOTLITE…SARA YOUNG
Sarah Young is shown with Matan Pepperstone after participating in the “Shave Your Head for Children with Cancer” program
Music plays an important role in Sarah Young’s life. She plays the oboe in the Jamesville-DeWittHigh School band, the pit orchestra, the pep band, the full orchestra, and the greater Syracuse area honors youth... Read More →
Letter to Editor from 11/28/13 Issue of Jewish Observer
Letter to Editor on Pew Report – Hecky Alpert
To the Editor:
The Pew Research Center Survey of the Jews of the Jews of the United States is certainly a wake-up call to Jews who care about the survival of our people. The trend of almost complete disappearance will accelerate in the next generations, and then will be recalled nostalgically. Jewish... Read More →
Arnold Rubenstein to speak on his book “Jake’s Place…”
By Bette Siegel
On December 12, from 4:30 to 6:30 pm at the Onondaga Historical Association (OHA), Arnold Rubenstein will speak about his recent book, “Jake’s Place, From One Man’s Passion to a Corporation.” He said, “Our daughter, Mara, had been after me to write the story of United Radio, our family business, for quite a while and I finally... Read More →
SHDS participates in Communal Ritual Burial
By Lori Tenenbaum
On November 4, members of Club 56, the fifth and sixth graders of the Syracuse Hebrew Day School, went with Rabbi Evan Shore and Steven Sisskind of Sisskind Funeral Services to the Temple Beth El Cemetery.
They buried boxes of prayer books and other materials which are accorded particular respect because they contain the name of God.... Read More →
PJ Library Playdate in Central New York
Megan Sykes and her daughter, Olivia, made challah at the most recent PJ Library® play date.
For more information about PJ Library in Central New York, contact Alicia Cafarchio at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The PJ Library of Central New York – a Jewish Community Partnership – provides free monthly books and community programming for local Jewish children... Read More →
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