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JFS Pandemic Update

By Rabbi Rachel Esserman

Rose Shea, director of Jewish Family Service, noted an increase in two types of phone calls during the past year. There were calls from people asking for financial or emotional support due to the COVID pandemic. The other calls? They were from people asking how they…

Federation to Hold Tot Shabbat

By Reporter staff

The Jewish Federation of Greater Binghamton will hold a Tot Shabbat in the Park on Friday, June 11, at 4 pm. The event will take place at pavilion number two in Arnold Park in Vestal. It will take place outdoors and all COVID protocols will be followed. 

On offer will be…

Federation to Hold Annual Meeting on June 16 2021

By Reporter staff

The Jewish Federation of Greater Binghamton will hold its 2021 Annual Meeting on Wednesday, June 16, at 7 pm. The meeting will be held on Zoom and anyone interested in attending should contact Shelley Hubal, executive director of the Federation, at director@jfgb.org for th…

Esserman Wins Two Syracuse Press Club Awards

By Reporter staff

When the Syracuse Press Club sends out a list of its finalists, it always notes that the list is scrambled and that the first, second and third place winners will be announced at the annual awards banquet. This year, however, Rabbi Rachel Esserman, executive editor of The …

JCC to hold “Wine and Paint” afternoon on June 27

The Jewish Community Center will hold an adult “Wine and Paint” class on Sunday, June 27, beginning at 1 pm. The cost is $30 for JCC members and $45 for non-members. The entire community is welcome to attend.

The class, run by JCC youth director and licensed art educator Nora Graven, is…