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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.

2016/17 NextDor Cabinet

Gary Ginsburg: 2016-2018 Chair

Cluster Chairs:

  • Ted Hausler, Jessica Dunton: Network NextDor
  • David Hausler: Jewish Singles of the Capital District
  • Andrew Abramowitz: Shabbat Connections
  • Jenn Colman: PJ Library and Family
  • Rafael Chaiken: Arts & Entertainment
  • Leonard Goodkin: Outdoors
  • Rachael Woren: Tikkun Olam
  • Rachelle Brilliant: Funlanthropy
  • Rob Levine: LGBTQA

Members at large:

  • Josh Cooper-Ginsburg
  •  Ilene Friedman
  •  David Morrison (Past Chair)

Join a Cluster...

Coming up...

  • Feb

    9:00 pm

    There’s a magical place where all the world’s cares are left at the door and nothing can enter, save fun and camaraderie. Friendships are born and shidduchs are made in halls rolling with thunder. You guessed it! We’re going bowling. Proceeds go exclusively to NextDor’s outreach and engagement fund  so that we can reach and involve more young Jews! Meet us at Sunset Lanes  for the inaugural joint cluster event: PINS & NEEDLES sponsored by JSCD and NextDor Outdoors! Unleash your fury on hapless wooden pins! Prizes will be awarded. Register today and enter to win, win, win!

    $21/person–includes 2 games, shoes, and a donation to NextDor outreach and engagement.


  • Feb

    12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    NextDor: We need help with the following: help setting the tables and room and help with the actual event! Sign-up today!

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Contact KB Goodkin, Director of Community Engagement and Advancement at 783-7800, ext 222. or email

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