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Hillel Academy announces journal honorees

Hillel Academy of Broome County announced the 2020 honorees for its 57th Annual Journal. Rabbi Moshe Shmaryahu, director of Judaic studies at Hillel, will receive the A.M. Pierson Award. The N. Theodore Sommer Community Service Award will be presented to Kathy Connerton, president and CEO of…

Super Safe Super Sunday

By Reporter staff

The Jewish Federation of Greater Binghamton held a Super Safe Super Sunday on October 18. Rather than having volunteers gather at the Jewish Community Center, the volunteers made calls from the safety of their own homes. 
“We were already planning on having a limited nu…

TC to offer lecture about Jewish dynasties in China on Oct. 21

Temple Concord will hold a Zoom program with Jonathan Kaufman, a Northeastern University journalism professor and award-winning journalist, who will talk about his new book “The Last Kings of Shanghai:The Rival Dynasties that Helped Create Modern China” on Wednesday, October 21, at 7:30 …

Chabad of Binghamton to offer JLI course “Secrets of the Bible”

Beginning on Monday, November 2, at 7 pm, Chabad of Binghamton will offer a six-session course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute titled “Secrets of the Bible: Iconic Stories, Mystical Meanings, and Their Lessons for Life.” The cost for the course that will be held via Zoom is $59 p…

Fall CJS series to focus on two new books in Jewish history 10/9

The fall College of Jewish Studies program will feature presentations from the authors of two new scholarly books in modern Jewish studies. The talks – presented via Zoom – are scheduled for Thursdays, October 29 and November 5, at 7:30 pm. 

On October 29, Nancy Sinkoff, professor of J…