FEDERATION and CAMPAIGN NEWS

Campaign Reaches $1 Million

The 2016 Annual Campaign has met a significant milestone at the earliest period in... 


A Message from our Campaign Chair

By Mark Wladis It was a little more than a year ago when I received a phone call... 


SUPER SUNDAY TEEN LEADERSHIP

The 2016 Super Sunday teen leadership team is organizing a community mitzvah project... 


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Gillibrand takes first step to make Fort Ontario in Oswego a national park

By Mark Weiner | mweiner@syracuse.com  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Supporters of a plan... 


Israeli President Rivlin hosts Christian Community Leaders

President Reuven Rivlin hosted the traditional annual reception for leaders of Israel’s Christian... 


AN OPEN STATEMENT TO THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY OF CENTRAL NEW YORK

The Jewish Federation of Central New York strongly condemns the intolerant, inflammatory... 


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COMMUNITY NEWS and INFORMATION

Gillibrand takes first step to make Fort Ontario in Oswego a national park

By Mark Weiner | mweiner@syracuse.com  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Supporters of a plan to designate Fort Ontario in Oswego as a national park received a boost Monday when U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand introduced legislation backing the idea. Gillibrand, D-N.Y., wants the National Park Service to study whether Fort Ontario and the Safe Haven Holocaust Refugee... Read More →


AN OPEN STATEMENT TO THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY OF CENTRAL NEW YORK

The Jewish Federation of Central New York strongly condemns the intolerant, inflammatory and morally reprehensible anti-Muslim rhetoric currently running rampant through American political statements. Religious freedom is a core principle of our country and respect for individuals of all faiths is a central principle in Judaism.  We cannot stay silent... Read More →


KATKO INTRODUCES FT. ONTARIO/SAFE HAVEN LEGISLATION IN CONGRESS

FOLLOWING COMMUNITY RALLY, REP. JOHN KATKO INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO ELEVATE FORT ONTARIO, SAFE HAVEN TO NATIONAL PARK STATUS Katko, Hanna: Designation Has Potential to Boost Tourism, Grow Regional Economy WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative John Katko (NY-24) today introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives which will advance... Read More →


TALKING POINTS ABOUT FORT OSWEGO

Fort Ontario and the Fort Ontario Refugee Shelter National Register of Historic Places, National Historic Landmark, National Park, and UNESCO World Heritage Site Initiatives The 260- year old Fort Ontario complex, with its rich history, is among our nation’s greatest assets. We believe the history of Fort Ontario and the Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee... Read More →


STATUS QUO ON TEMPLE MOUNT

Some basic facts about the status quo on the Temple Mount By Nadav Shragai In 1948, the State of Israel was established and Jerusalem was divided between Jordan and Israel. The Jewish holy sites ended up on the Jordanian side. According to the ceasefire agreement signed by Jordan and Israel, Jews were to be allowed access to the places sacred to them... Read More →


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