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Student Engagement

Posted on April 13, 2018

My wife, Ilana, son Dov, and I were in the Passover aisle of Price Chopper a few days before the holiday when we happened upon a young woman, wearing an RPI sweatshirt, lost among the plethora of matzah-ball mix choices. She was on the phone with her mother who was trying to assist her. Ilana Continue Reading »

Israel @ 70

Posted on April 5, 2018

Please watch this 2:48 video by Chloe Valdary. In this brief video, Chloe talks about her love of Jews (even though she is not one) and her love of Israel. She is a millennial and she speaks like one. Her videos are incredibly entertaining, and she advocates against anti-Semitism and anti-Israel.   In addition to the several Continue Reading »

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Spring Headliner Series Event featuring Academy Award Winner, Marlee Matlin

Posted on April 12, 2018

Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York will conclude the 16th Annual Headliner Series with a special event featuring Marlee Matlin, Academy Award winning actor and activist. The event will take place on Sunday, May 6, 2018, 7:00 PM, at Congregation Gates of Heaven in Schenectady.  She will present on, “Live Generously: Healing the World One Continue Reading »

Community Celebration of Israel @ 70

Posted on April 9, 2018

Federation’s Annual Meeting 2018

Posted on April 2, 2018

The mission of Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York is to build and maintain a strong and united Jewish community in order to ensure the creative survival and continuity of the Jewish people. It is the community’s central agency for meeting Jewish needs and articulating Jewish concerns in the Capital Region, in Israel, nationally, and Continue Reading »

Community-Wide Event with Chloé Valdary, a leading new voice in the pro Israel movement

Posted on March 27, 2018

Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York is pleased to announce a Community-Wide Event with Chloé Valdary.  The event will be at Congregation Beth Emeth on Tuesday, April 10 at 6:00 PM. There is a special pre-event for the young adult division, NextDor, at 5:30 PM. This event is open to the entire community, and includes Continue Reading »

Eleven Community Partner Organizations Have Been Selected to Participate in Life & Legacy™

Posted on March 19, 2018

Maintaining the vibrancy and strength of Jewish communities across the country continues to be a concern – and now we have the answer. Endowments, once a luxury, are now an essential element of every Jewish organization’s financial stability strategy. Legacy giving initiatives are addressing the need for endowments and transforming Jewish communities across the country. Continue Reading »

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  • May

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Dinner & Dessert Reception | Minimum gift of $5,000 per household to the Federation/Israel Campaign or $100,000 to The Jewish Community Endowment Fund | Marlee Matlin, Actress, worldwide critical acclaim for her film debut in Paramount Pictures’ “Children of a Lesser God.” Academy Award recipient for Best Actress, youngest recipient of the Best Actress Oscar, and Golden Globe Award recipient for Best Actress in a Drama.

  • May

    7:00 pm

    Join us for this important and empowering project to help girls stay in school. Mooncatchers are so simple that anyone can help. No sewing experience is necessary.

  • May

    7:30 pm

    Join Capital District business and Jewish Federation of NENY leaders on May 16 at 7:30 PM for a panel, Q and A, and wine and cheese mixer where you can connect and learn more about business and job opportunities for young professionals. 

    Our distinguished panelists include Susan Ungerman (Ungerman Electric), Jesse Holland (Sunrise Realty Advisors/Sunrise Management & Consulting), Peter Rosenfeld (Ben & Jerry’s/various Car Washes), Seth Rosenblum (The Rosenblum Companies), and Annette Nanes (New World Bistro Bar)! 

    Don’t miss your chance to put your Network NextDor Cluster to work for you and mix and mingle with some amazing members of the Jewish and business communities!

    RSVP to by May 15.

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