Welcome to the Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County
Since 1977, the Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County has been working to build a strong Jewish community that enriches people’s lives, helps those in need, and embraces all Jewish families. With member support, our recipient organizations in Orange County help thousands of people here at home and through the Jewish Federations of North America, aid Jewish communities at risk in Israel and around the world.
Our office hours are Monday - Thursday, 9AM to 5PM
Women’s Philanthropy Invites You
To a summer's afternoon in the garden; featuring champagne cocktails, good food, feminist discourse and kvetching with celebrated author and illustrator, Orli Auslander.
Sunday, July 23rd 3-5PM Hosted by Dr. Leslie Green Address provided with RSVP
Child care available!
RSVP by July 18th, HERE or call 845-562-7860 with any questions
Free, with a minimum gift of $180 to the 2017 Federation Annual Campaign
Orli Auslander grew up in London and worked as a milliner and radio DJ in New York City before devoting herself full-time to creating art. Her work has been shown in the US, England and Spain, and was recently featured on the Showtime series Happyish. She is married to the author Shalom Auslander and lives with her family in upstate New York.
COMING UP...PJ Library and PJ Our Way Apple Picking
Sunday, September 17th from 2 to 4PM at Lawrence Farms Orchards in Newburgh. More information to follow.
Volunteers of the Year recognized at our 41st Annual Meeting on Sunday, June 11th at Kol Yisrael, Newburgh. You can read their full bios and see all the photos from the meeting here.
VOLUNTEERS OF THE YEAR 2016-2017
Congregation Agudas Israel - Steve Licker
Congregation Beth Hillel - Joseph Herzog
Congregation B'nai Torah - Helaine Lasko
Congregation Eitz Chaim - Sharon Jennings
Congregation Eitz Chaim Sisterhood - Gail Sullivan
Jewish Family Service - Vincent Copello
Jewish Federation - Lorraine Wernow
Monroe Hadassah - Yolande Tovi
Monroe Temple - Tammy Sabbat
Monroe Temple Sisterhood - Lisa Sternberg
Monroe Temple Men's Club - Adam Herrman
Newburgh JCC - Ian Rieger
Temple Beth Jacob - George Levy
Temple Beth Jacob Sisterhood - Deborah Freedman
Temple Beth Shalom - Wendy Cedar
Temple Beth Shalom Sisterhood - Mindy Hazzard
Temple Sinai - Josephine and Ed Bloomfield
Temple Sinai Sisterhood - Toby Schomberg
The Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County and the Orange County Human Rights Commission are pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Stop Hate Contest. The award presentation will be Sunday, April 23rd at 2PM at the Annual Yom Hashoah program at Mount St. Mary College.
Grades 7-9, $200 Award: Naa Dedei Aryeetey, Warwick Valley Central School District, History Repeats
Grades 10-12, $300 Award: Olivia Perez, Cornwall Central High School, Humanity at Its Finest
Congratulations to the 2017 Stop Hate Contest winners!
Check out the latest issue of WE ARE ONE to see what's happening in Orange County in the upcoming months.