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Valerie and Leonard Preston to be honored at BD dinner on May 19

Beth David Synagogue’s Annual Dinner will take place on Sunday, May 19, with the Jack and Mary Ferber Award being given to honorees Valerie and Leonard Preston. This year’s catered event will begin at 3 pm at the synagogue, with a cocktail and hors d’oeuvres hour, followed by a sit-dow…

Federation sponsored a school tour of Auschwitz

By Reporter staff

The Jewish Federation of Greater Binghamton sponsored a two-hour virtual tour of the Auschwitz concentration camp for the sophomore class at Susquehanna Valley High School on April 29. The tour was part of the Federation’s security outreach, which seeks to educate the lo…

Reporter wins Syracuse Press Club Award

By Reporter staff

Bill Simons won second place in the Syracuse Press Club awards’ Print/Digital News: Non-Daily or Special Interest: Sports Story for his three-part series “Yentl at the Bat.” The articles look at three women’s connection to baseball: filmmaker Aviva Kempner, biograp…

Federation to hold Security Tabletop event on 5/2: Event by invitation only

By Reporter staff

The Jewish Federation of Greater Binghamton will hold a Security Tabletop event on Tuesday, May 21. All local Jewish organizations have been invited to send leadership to represent their institution. “This event will be by invitation only,” said Shelley Hubal, executiv…

Information for Federation calendar due May 31

The Jewish Federation of Greater Binghamton is collecting information for its 2023-24 calendar. Dates for meetings, events and communitywide celebrations are due by Friday, May 31, and should be e-mailed to Executive Director Shelley Hubal at director@jfgb.org. The Federation will collate th…