Federation Updates

  • Route 66 Celebrates Israel’s 66 Birthday

      Come join this free, community-wide, family celebration tracing the connection of our iconic highway all the way to Israel! Author, noted Route 66 historian, and biographer Michael Wallis will share some history of the “Mother Road” and how in Israel’s 66th year as a nation, the love and lore of Route 66 has traveled Continue Reading

  • Rosh Hashanah Hours – 2014

    Please note the following information regarding Rosh Hashanah : The Jewish Federation of Tulsa Offices & The Charles Schusterman Jewish Community Center will be closed the following: Wednesday, September 24 – Close at 5:00 p.m. Thursday, September 25– Closed Friday, September 26, – Closed

  • Young People Love Downtown Tulsa

    The Tulsa World recently published an article about how to recruit and retain young professionals. Read the full article here

  • Get Your Flu Shot at the J

    The Jewish Federation of Tulsa wants to ensure that our community stays healthy this flu season. The Visiting Nurse Association will once again be at our facility to make it easy and convenient to get a flu shot. No appointment necessary. Flu shots are $25 and pneumonia shots are $85. Questions? Contact Mindy Prescott at Continue Reading

  • Labor Day Hours – 2014

    Please note the following information regarding Labor Day hours: The Jewish Federation of Tulsa Offices will be closed the following: Monday, September 1 – Closed The Health and Wellness Center: Monday, September 1 – Open Noon – 5:00 p.m. Sharna & Irvin Frank Aquatics Center: Monday, September 1 – Open Noon – 7:00 p.m. Special Continue Reading

  • Humanitarian Crisis In Iraq

    As thousands of men, women, and children flee deadly religious persecution at the hands of Islamic extremists, the Jewish Federation of Tulsa and its Holocaust Education Council stand in strong support of the U.S. government’s actions to provide life-saving humanitarian aid and military support of rescue efforts. Descendants of Kurds and followers of an ancient Continue Reading

  • Leon Botstein to Deliver Frank Memorial Lecture

    Leon Botstein, President of Bard College, will deliver the sixth annual Irvin and Sharna Frank Memorial Lecture in Judaism and Contemporary Issues. Botstein’s lecture is entitled “Beyond the Fiddler on the Roof: The European Jewish Experience before 1933 and Contemporary European Anti-Semitism.” The lecture will take place at the Sylvan Auditorium of the Charles Schusterman Continue Reading

  • Firsthand Account – Israel Under Attack

    Dear Friends and Partners, This morning, on the 21st day of “Operation Protective Edge”, we were informed that ten additional soldiers have lost their lives in one of the most difficult days we have seen during this operation in the Gaza Strip. Although the battles are taking place in the south and the echoes of Continue Reading

  • Saturday in Toronto by Louis Davidson

    Saturday, July 26, 2014. My wife, Ronnie, and I are in Toronto, Canada to photograph synagogues. Of course, today being Shabbat we’re not doing that. Instead, we enjoyed a leisurely lunch and a visit to the Art Gallery of Ontario. As we ambled back to our hotel, our way was suddenly blocked by a marching Continue Reading

  • Back to School Drive

    The Jewish Federation of Tulsa is partnering with Covenant Family Church and Gilcrease Elementary School to gather much needed items for Tulsa children who, without such assistance, arrive at school already at a disadvantage. Many Gilcrease students are on the free and reduced lunch program and it is not unusual for a teacher to have Continue Reading