Today is November 15, 2018 -
1. Gaza Updates: · Update from the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) · Update from the Jewish Agency · Update from Eshkol 2. LA Wildfires – update from Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles 3. Thursday morning’s breakfast has been cancelled. Unfortunately, our speaker had to return to Israel unexpectedly. We hope that all is well and that we Continue Reading »
Federation offers a variety of interesting programs throughout the year. We engage committees to look through bios of available speakers and, typically, fill our calendar months and often years in advance. On the one hand, this approach gets people involved and keeps us from the stress of last-minute bookings. On the other hand, we give Continue Reading »
Dear Colleagues, The Los Angeles wildfires have been burning for days, and the Los Angeles Jewish community is in dire need of help. Thousands of individuals and families have been evacuated and displaced, and a number of Jewish institutions have been destroyed or damaged. The Los Angeles Jewish community needs our collective support now – Continue Reading »
Jewish Federation of NENY proudly invites you to share in an experience like no other! Join us for an OM Shalom Yoga weekend, December 14-16, 2018! Throw on your comfortable exercise clothes, bring your yoga mat, towel, and open mind! Om Shalom Yoga is Jewish prayer experienced through the moving meditation of a Vinyasa flow Continue Reading »
The End of the Beginning and the Beginning of the End Remembering the November 1938 Pogroms Known as Kristallnacht By Michael Berenbaum https://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Response-to-hatred-then-now-13379104.php Eighty years ago this week, a series of pogroms took place in Nazi Germany, which by then included Austria. More than 1,000 synagogues were burned, sacred Torah scrolls set aflame. More than 7,000 Jewish Continue Reading »
MEDIA RELEASE FROM THE JEWISH FEDERATIONS OF NORTH AMERICA From more information contact Rebecca Dinar at 305-710-5361 Jewish Federations Across North AmericaMourn, Heal and Ready for an Insecure Future — #SolidarityShabbat TODAY — New York, NY – Yesterday in an off-the record briefing held for hundreds of Jewish Federation leaders, Meryl Ainsman, Board of Trustees Chair Continue Reading »
Recently a group of young musicians from Israel came to WMHT studios to perform in a concert put together by the Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York. Sit down with Randy Shapiro to learn more about the partnership between Albany and the Eshkol region of Israel.