Our Mission

 

The Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester serves to enrich the quality of life for Jews in Rochester, Israel and around the world. The Federation meets this goal through financial resource development, planning, education, community relations, and volunteer recruitment and training. The Federation convenes agencies, synagogues and organizations to address issues of common concern. Together, we transform Jewish tradition and values into action.

 

Learn more about the Federation.

 

View our Annual Report.

 

 

Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester 2016-17 Board of Directors and Governors 
 

President
Leslie Crane

 

Vice Presidents
Blanche Fenster
Jerry Goldman
Marc Haas
Wendy Howitt
Mona Friedman Kolko

 

Secretary
Lorraine P. Wolch

 

Treasurer
F. Kenneth Greene

 

Assistant Treasurer
David Clar

 

CEO
Meredith Dragon

 

Board of Directors
Reuben Auspitz
Ted Axelrod
Bernard Birnbaum
Dr. Ricki Birnbaum
Rabbi Leonardo Bitran
Susan Bondy
Ellen Broder
Betsy Brugg
​Josh Bruner
Rina Chessin
Howard Crane
Rachel Farkas

Roberta Feldman

Marc Frankel
Ronald Furman
Daphne Futerman
Jocelyn Goldberg-Schaible
Leah Goldman
Kate Goldstein
Richard L. Goldstein
Richard Gray
Michael D. Grossman
Lawrence Heilbronner
Richard Kaplan
Helen Kashtan
Rabbi Alan Katz
Rami Katz
Rabbi Shaya Kilimnick
​Dr. Yosef Kilimnick
​Howard Konar
Caroline Korn


 

Barbara Kozel
Esther Krakower
Susan Kramarsky
Dorothy Lebowitz
Jeffrey Levinson
Richard Markus

Tiffany Meyer
Neal Morchower
Jordan Morgenstern
Ronald Newman
Lewis Norry
Julie Nusbaum
Carolyn G. Nussbaum
Barbara Orenstein-Present
Kathy Palokoff
Michael Phillips
Joy Ryen Plotnik

Marc Reich
Hannah Rosenblatt
Randy Schuster
Suzanne Seldes

Ruth Sklarsky
Louis Spiro
Ronald von Perlstein
Jennifer Weinstein
Marvin Wolk
 

Board of Governors

Dr. Peter Adelstein
Roberta Borg
Simon Braitman
Eli N. Futerman
Paul S. Goldberg                                              
Deborah G. Goldman
John L. Goldman                   
Burton Gordon                                 
Robert Gordon
Eileen B. Grossman
Howard J. Grossman
Rochelle Gutkin                             
Helen Hecker                                                    
Warren H. Heilbronner
Dennis Kessler
Merwyn M. Kroll
Beryl Nusbaum
Nathan Robfogel
Jerald J. Rotenberg
Linda Cornell Weinstein
Seymour Weinstein