Federation Updates

  • Festival Israel – 2015

    Plan now to attend this special celebration in honor of Israel’s Independence Day—featuring Calliope Youth Circus, drum & dance circle, Israeli food, jewelry & art vendors, carnival games, film marathon, musicians from Sovev Kinneret & the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame, and pita making station. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Noon-2:00 p.m. | Food, Carnival Games & Vendors 2:00-2:30 p.m. | Continue Reading

  • Men’s Club – May 27

  • Ladies Who Lunch – May

  • Men’s Club – May 13

  • The Cool Factor – Binyamin Zomer: Tulsa Born, Israeli Proud

    by Shirley Burger In my volunteer capacity at Mizel Jewish Community Day School, I was recently researching past students who attended the school (aka Heritage Academy). I came upon a child of the Zomer family, Binyamin, who was a student in the 1980s. His is an international success story, beginning in the Tulsa Jewish community. Continue Reading

  • Pieces of the Puzzle

    By Suzie Bogle, Director of Holocaust Education On Thursday, April 16, Eva Unterman will address the Tulsa Community as the featured speaker at our 18th Annual Interfaith Holocaust Commemoration at Congregation B’nai Emunah. As the event’s organizer for the past 17 years, Eva has presented programs on numerous important topics with the input of survivors Continue Reading

  • P2G Visits Israel

    by Drew Diamond, Executive Director The Jewish Federation of Tulsa Partnership2Gether (P2G) leadership team—Shlicha Shiri West, Israel Committee Chairperson Jennifer Paxton, committee members Mark Lobo and Gyla Carter and myself— began 2015 with a partnership meeting in Israel. Our team met with our Israeli colleagues, as well as our counterparts from Milwaukee, WI, Madison, WI, Continue Reading

  • Dr. Marc Goldberg: Improving the Vision of Low Income Children in Tulsa

    By Felipe Oyarzo Communities In Schools surrounds students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. Through school-based coordination, Communities In Schools connects students and their families to critical community resources, tailored to local needs. The various site coordinators in Tulsa make sure that these children have all Continue Reading

  • Cool Factor: Case Morton, Taking It All a Step Further

    by Shirley Burger My first impression of Case Morton was, “How does he do it all?” I sensed a true excitement for life and all that it offers. Case Morton was born in Tulsa and has spent his years experiencing many sides of life. He is proud to be the grandson of Len and Esther Continue Reading

  • Super Sunday – Thank You

      The wintry mix that left many people snowed in on February 22 did not dampen Super Sunday spirits. Several volunteer callers made their way to the Federation offices, reaching hundreds of community members and raising thousands of dollars in pledges for the 2015 Tulsa Jewish United Fund Campaign. This year’s pledge drive was extended Continue Reading