Executive Director's Message

Executive Director Alan Margolies' message

Talking to our college-age children

A message to share with our college-age young people:

As the young members of the community return to campus this fall, they may be confronted with anti-Israel messages. We want to reach out to our kids and provide them with information they can use to respond in a knowledgeable way.


Emergency Campaign Effort

Dear Friends:

Last Friday I wrote to you from Jerusalem. Sadly, there is little, if any, progress as hundreds of rockets continue to be fired into Israel. Below is a letter to the editor sent to the Times-Union.

On our national mission co-chaired by Federation Past President Dr. Scot Acker…

Stop the sirens

During these frightening and life-threatening times, our international partners are working round the clock providing what is literally life-saving services to the residents in the southern part of Israel. Please consider making a donation.

Operation Protective Edge

Everyone is concerned over the situation in Israel. I want to provide a summary of what we are receiving from our national organization, from our partner agencies in Israel and other sources.

Annual Meeting 2014

Photo: Sandy Zimmerman and family

By now, I imagine most members of the community are aware that our Jewish community is the only one in which the Jewish Federation and our local Jewish agencies - the Jewish Community Alliance, Jewish Family & Community Services, River Garden Hebrew Home an…