Federation Updates

  • Federation Response to Louisiana Floods

    Catastrophic floods have devastated southern Louisiana, killing at least 7, destroying countless homes and forcing tens of thousands to evacuate—including the local Federation executive director, and others in the local Jewish community. We at the Jewish Federation of Tulsa are joining our national partners to support the Jewish Federation of Greater Baton Rouge as they Continue Reading

  • Third Annual Oklahoma Jewish Film Festival

        The Oklahoma Jewish Film Festival (OJFF) is back for its third year Sunday, September 18 through Wednesday, September 21. Conceived as a partnership between Circle Cinema, the Jewish Federation of Tulsa, and The Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art, the OJFF is a celebration of Jewish Film. All viewings and events are at Continue Reading

  • Flu Shots – 2016

  • Ruth Wisse to Deliver Frank Memorial Lecture

    Ruth Wisse, Martin Peretz Professor of Yiddish Literature and Professor of Comparative Literature (Emerita) at Harvard University, will deliver the eighth annual Irvin and Sharna Frank Memorial Lecture in Judaism and Contemporary Issues. Her lecture is entitled “Laughter in a Time of Crisis.” The lecture will take place at the Sylvan Auditorium of the Schusterman Continue Reading

  • Back to School Drive – 2016

  • Celebrating Israel at 68 Years

    For the past few years for our Yom Ha’atzmaut celebrations, the Jewish Federation of Tulsa’s Israel Committee has sponsored a cultural exchange with our Partnership2Gether Region, Sovev Kinneret. To celebrate Israel’s birthday, we have brought musicians, artists, poets, and more from our culturally-rich partners in Israel. This year we were proud to have the Synopsis Dance Group, Tiberias’s official dance Continue Reading

  • Passing the Torch

    By Heather Lewin, Director of Community Development More than 130 people gathered at the Federation’s 2016 Annual Meeting. Community members joined together on June 1 to mark the passing of the torch from one Board President to the next and to welcome a special guest, Israel’s Ambassador to the U.S., Ron Dermer. Thanking outgoing president Continue Reading

  • Honey Sale – 2016

    Enjoy the Rosh Hashanah Tradition of Dipping Apples in Honey • Order deadline July 29 • Send your friends and family a gift of pure, certified Kosher honey to support programming at the Charles Schusterman JCC. Just $11 for an 8 oz. jar with gift card (in the U.S.) To order contact Mindy Prescott at 918.935.3662 or Continue Reading

  • Summer Institute for Holocaust Education – 2016

    The Council for Holocaust Education announces the return of the Summer Institute for educators, now named the Eva K. Unterman Summer Institute for Holocaust Education,  which will take place on July 31, August 1, and August 2.  The 2015 Summer Institute drew 50 educators from across the state of Oklahoma, as well as Arkansas. Council Continue Reading

  • Learn, Travel, Taste: Women’s Mission to Israel

    by Shiri Achiasaf West There is something about a group of women doing things together as a group. I never thought my role was to lead missions to Israel, but somehow I suppose that after you teach and talk about Israel so passionately, it does create a desire to go and see the land firsthand. Continue Reading

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