Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester


The Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester welcomes you! The Federation represents the over 19,000 Jewish people who live in the Greater Rochester area. We are a diverse and vibrant community with so much to offer.
 

Since 1939, the Rochester Federation has helped nourish Jewish life, enrich our community, and keep Jewish life strong in Rochester, Israel and around the world.
 

We are here to guide you on your Jewish journey, wherever it may begin.
 

THE STRENGTH OF A PEOPLE.
THE POWER OF COMMUNITY.


Together, with the help of thousands of loyal contributors throughout Greater Rochester, we strengthen Jewish community in Rochester, Israel and throughout the world.

 

  • We are the safety net that enables Jews to fulfill our obligation to take care of one another – at home, in Israel and around the world.
  • We are the vibrant hub of a community that celebrates Jewish life.
  • We take an active role in the Greater Rochester community and engage in tikkun olam, the repair of the world.
  • In partnership with our donors, we help build a strong Jewish community – today and for future generations.

 

View our 2015-16 Annual Reportt.

 

Find results from "Count Me In," our 2010 Demographic Study of Jewish Rochester.

 

  • Ways to Give

    Find out the many ways you can make a difference - through the Annual Campaign and The Foundation, strengthening Jewish life from generation to generation.

    Find out the many ways you can make a difference - through the Annual Campaign and The Foundation, strengthening Jewish life from generation to generation.

    Find out the many ways you can make a difference - through the Annual Campaign and The Foundation, strengthening Jewish life from generation to generation.

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WE SPONSOR PROGRAMS AT AREA COLLEGES:

RIT Hillel

Hillel at Geneseo

What is Federation?

See - in pictures - the role that the Federation plays in our community.

We offer lots of ways to Get Involved in the Rochester Jewish community:

 

  • Our Mission

    The Federation strengthens Jewish community in Rochester, in Israel and worldwide. Learn about our mission. View our Annual Report and current leadership.

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    The Federation strengthens Jewish community in Rochester, in Israel and worldwide. Learn about our mission. View our Annual Report and current leadership.

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    The Federation strengthens Jewish community in Rochester, in Israel and worldwide. Learn about our mission. View our Annual Report and current leadership.

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  • Get Involved

    Visit our "Get Involved" homepage and find out how you can be part of our active, vibrant community.

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    Visit our "Get Involved" homepage and find out how you can be part of our active, vibrant community.

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  • Jewish Education

    We support Jewish education across the lifespan, offering opportunities to learn throughout our community.

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    We support Jewish education across the lifespan, offering opportunities to learn throughout our community.

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    We support Jewish education across the lifespan, offering opportunities to learn throughout our community.

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  • Holocaust Center

    Through the Center for Holocaust Awareness and Information (CHAI), thousands of students learn powerful lessons about the Holocaust every year.

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    Through the Center for Holocaust Awareness and Information (CHAI), thousands of students learn powerful lessons about the Holocaust every year.

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    Through the Center for Holocaust Awareness and Information (CHAI), thousands of students learn powerful lessons about the Holocaust every year.

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FEDERATION CALENDAR

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Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester Yom Ha'Atzmaut

Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center 1200 Edgewood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14618

Our Location

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