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 2017-18 Board of Directors and Governors 
 

President
Rina Chessin

 

Vice Presidents
Blanche Fenster
Eli N. Futerman
Rachel Glazer
Richard L. Goldstein
Marc Haas
Howard Konar

 

Secretary
Lorraine P. Wolch

 

Assistant Secretary
Randy Schuster

 

Treasurer
David Clar

 

Assistant Treasurer
Wendy Howitt

 

CEO
Meredith Dragon

 

Board of Directors
Reuben Auspitz
Ted Axelrod
Bernard Birnbaum
Dr. Ricki Birnbaum
Rabbi Leonardo Bitran
Ellen Broder
Betsy Brugg
Joshua Bruner
Howard Crane
Leslie Crane
Rachel Farkas
Roberta Feldman
Marc Frankel
Ronald Furman
Daphne Futerman
Elyse Gilman


 

Leah Goldman
Kate Goldstein
Richard Gray
F. Kenneth Greene
Michael D. Grossman
Lawrence Heilbronner-Kolthoff
Richard Kaplan
Helen Kashtan
Rabbi Alan Katz
Rami Katz
Dr. Yosef Kilimnick
Mona Friedman Kolko
Caroline Korn
Barbara Kozel
Emily Krohn
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
Joy Ryen Plotnik
Suzanne Seldes
Michael Silverstein
Frank Sklarsky
Ruth Sklarsky
Louis Spiro
Stacey E. Trien
Paul Underberg
Ronald von Perlstein
Marvin Wolk

 

Board of Governors

Dr. Peter Adelstein
Roberta Borg
Simon Braitman
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