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CJS spring series on “The American Jewish Summer Camp Experience”

The spring 2021 lecture series of the College of Jewish Studies will showcase “The American Jewish Summer Camp Experience.” There will be two lectures in the virtual series. On Thursday, April 22, Stanford University scholar Dr. Sandra Fox will speak on “The Jews of Summer: Going to Ca…

Federation to hold online tour of “Notorious RBG” exhibit on April 1st

By Reporter staff

The Jewish Federation of Greater Binghamton will hold a virtual tour of the “Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg” exhibit from the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage in Cleveland. The 60-minute private tour will be held on Thursday, April 1, at 7 pm. …

Federation to sponsor Yom Hashoah program on April 8

By Reporter staff

The Jewish Federation of Greater Binghamton will hold a community Yom Hashoah program on Thursday, April 8, at 7 pm. The virtual event will include a live Zoom session with Holocaust survivor Rachel Malmed Epstein, readings by local rabbis and a short introduction from an …

JFS seeks Passover funds for needy

With people beginning to prepare for Passover, Jewish Family Service is asking the local community to do a mitzvah by contributing funds to help the needy. “Your kindness and generosity will enable 15 Jewish families who are struggling financially to purchase Passover foods required to cel…

Hillel Academy to offer “Seder in a Bag”

Hillel Academy of Broome County is offering “Seder in a Bag,” a seder kit that includes a seder plate, two cotton matzah masks, one kosher for Passover rose wine and two shmurah matzah. Also included will be K4P biscotti or macaroons. The cost of a bag is $60 and quantities are limited. …