Celebrate Israel's Birthday
Sunday, April 30 at 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM EDT
2640N Forest Rd & 787 Delaware Ave, Getzville, New York
Join us as we celebrate Israel’s birthday!
Free activities for families and children
Programs and activities include:
• Israeli "Shuk" open air market with special things for sale
• Israeli food – for purchase
• Plant seeds to take home and watch grow
• Community “Mosaic” artwork
• Picture this – have your picture taken in Israel
• Story time in the Bedouin tent
• Climb Masada in the gym
• Face Painting
• Bounce House
• Re-Enactment of the signing of the Declaration of the State of Israel
• Kol Rina Choir performing at the Weinberg Campu
Yom HaShoah 2017 - Over 600 people attended this meaningful commemoration to remember the 6 million Jews killed by the Nazis during WWII. The event was entitled: Our Community Upstanders: The Legacy of Elie Wiesel z"l. We honored 6 Community Upstanders who follow in Wiesel's footsteps. Hon. Lisa Rodwin and Hon. Penny Wolfgang shared the Upstanders impressive biographies. Hon. Lisa Rodwin spoke beautifully about her mom's experience fleeing Nazi Germany and the important connection today of "welcoming the newcomer." Congratulation to Rachel Kranitz McPhee, chair of YH and her committee. This is all under the leadership of HRC President Pieter Weinreib. Special thanks to sponsors Buffalo Jewish Federation and Temple Beth Tzedek. Thanks to Clergy, Rabbi Jonathan Freirich, Rabbi Joshua Strosberg,Cantor Mark Spindler, Cantor Penny Myers, and Cantor Arlene Frank. Here are Holocaust Survivors, 2nd and 3rd G standing to be acknowledged.
The senior class plus their awesome teacher! We are so excited for their coming adventures. Here are the schools they've decided to attend next year!
Molly-gap year on the college leadership program Nativ
Best of luck and see you next week for graduation!
Holocaust Proclamation Day 2017 at the Mayor's Office, Buffalo, New York. Organized by Buffalo Jewish Federation and Holocaust Resource Center. Thank you to MC Pieter Weinrieb candle lighters: Mayor Byron Brown, County Executive Mark Poloncarz, Steven Weiss, Rachel Kranitz McPhee, Stephen Lewy, and Cecile Gihozo. Special thank you to Ellen Goldstein
Beth and Marty Lewin tell their story of Surviving the Holocaust to Kadimah Academy students in Buffalo after watching a meaningful Yom HaShoah commemoration.
Made in Buffalo
Thursday, April 27 at 7 PM - 8:45 PM
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo NY
Entrepreneur, author, and quite possibly one of the most famous marketers of our time, Seth Godin presents "Dancing on the Edge of a Revolution" - living and working at the dawn of the new economy.
Hear his thoughts on being remarkable, raising the bar, and doing work that matters.
Seth, who spent most of his formative years in Buffalo, is proud to kick off the Buffalo Jewish Federation's MADE IN BUFFALO speaker series in memory of his parents, Lenore and Bill Godin.
More info: www.madeinbflo.org/
Questions? Email: email@example.com
On Thursday night, the Saranac Synagogue continued its 18-year tradition of hosting a Kinus Torah at the Shul. The whole community was invited to attend as young scholars and talmidim from several congregations presented fascinating divrei Torah on various subjects. At this event, the concepts discussed were all on the theme of the Exodus.
By David Kunkel
Women in Judaism: The Inside Story
Is There a Jewish Glass Ceiling?
Wednesday, April 26th at 7:30 - 9 PM
The Jewish Discovery Center
To register: Jewish-Discovery.com/Studies
The role of the Jewish mother is so hallowed and romanticized that it can seem to be the ultimate goal of Jewish womanhood. But is that really true? Is there any place for womanhood in Judaism outside of motherhood and family—culturally, religiously, and socially?
Hillel of Buffalo's Relay for Life Team
April 21 – April 22
Alumni Arena, Buffalo, NY
Come join our team for Relay for Life to help fight cancer. Enjoy good times, create wonderful memories, and fight for a powerful cause.
Click the link here to register for Team Hillel of Buffalo:http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR/?fr_id=79411&pg=team&team_id=2164293
If you have any questions, please email Stephanie Gavin (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Rachel Sacks (email@example.com) or commnent on this event page.
Friday April 21st at 7pm
Temple Beth Zion
805 Delaware Avenue
TBZ will come together on this Shabbat, the anniversary of the dedication, to celebrate the many families and individuals that made this spiritual complex a reality. Individuals and their families from across the TBZ and Buffalo community are invited to join us for this service.
Nickel City Minyan
Friday April 28th, 6-7pm
Congregation Beth Abraham
Join us as we launch Nickel City Minyan, a new Friday evening (non-denominational volunteer led) Shabbat service that meets once a month and is perfect for young professionals and young families (yes children are welcome!)
More details can be found here: https://www.nickelcityminyan.org/
No RSVP is required; come as you are!
Shabbat Dinner with Holocaust Survivors