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` Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York

What is NextDor

NextDor: The Next Generation of Leadership is the Young Adult Division of Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York.

The name, NextDor, reflects our desire to create a lasting commitment, among Jews 22-40, to ensure the future of our Jewish community.

We believe that by creating a culture of engagement, we cultivate an active and vibrant Jewish community locally, and allow for the empowerment of tomorrow’s Jewish leaders everywhere.

NextDor events and activities include community-wide programming, social events, Israel advocacy and education, and lectures.

2017/18 NextDor Cabinet

Gary Ginsburg: 2017-2018 Chair

Cluster Chairs:

  • Leonard Goodkin: Network NextDor
  • Gayle Abrams: Shabbat Connections
  • Jenn Colman: PJ Library and Family
  • Rafael Chaiken: Arts & Entertainment
  • David Hausler: Outdoors
  • Rachael Woren: Tikkun Olam
  • Joshua Cooper-Ginsburg: Funlanthropy
  • Nikki Alcala Reilly: LGBTQA

Members at large:

  • Theodore and Jessica Hausler
  • Ilene Friedman
  • Emily Handelman
  • Robert Levine
  • Chanie Simon
  • Sharon Watkins-Fox
  • David Morrison (Past Chair)

Join a Cluster...

Coming up...

  • Dec

    7:00 pm

    The amazing and miraculous holiday of Chanukah begins on December 12. Join us in celebrating! Join friends in their 20’s and 30’s at the Opalka Gallery for menorah lighting, dairy buffet, drinks, and a great time. No Charge  Hosted by Bethlehem Chabad, University Heights Chabad and NextDor FACEBOOK EVENT

  • Dec

    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Chanukah Extravaganza Celebration!   Featuring Hypnotist Marc Marshall with additional activities for children! Lighting the Menorah, Singing Songs, Chicken Dinner, and more!   TI Members: $20.00 Non-Members: $25.00 Children (5 – 12): $12.00 Children 4 & under: FREE NextDor Members: $18.00 Family Maximum: $50.00    Remember folks to Bring Your Own Menorah (B.Y.O.M.)   CLICK HERE […]

  • Dec

    6:00 pm

    Come jump around with the NextDor Outdoors cluster for some fun indoors at Sky Zone Trampoline Park! After we can grab food and drinks at a spot nearby.  RSVP to by 12/17 FACEBOOK EVENT

  • Jan

    6:00 pm

    Save the date! More information to come.

  • Apr

    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Join us for this rewarding volunteer opportunity! Although free and reduced breakfast and lunch programs provide significant nutritional benefits to students during the school day, many disadvantaged children do not have access to regular meals when school is not in session. The BackPack Program helps alleviate child hunger by discreetly providing hungry children with backpacks […]

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Contact Rebecca Miller at 783-7800, ext 225. or email

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