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  • 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

  • Israel Independence Day

    by Rabbi Charles P. Sherman When we say the word “Israel” the first thing that usually comes to peoples’ minds is the Jewish State. Actually the name of the modern State of Israel was not a given. When putting together the Declaration of Independence of the new country, the founders debated what would be an Continue Reading

  • Midrasha Teens Travel to New York

    By Jenn Selco and Danny Kraft Over spring break, 18 Jewish teens from Tulsa, Oklahoma headed east for a Midrasha travel experience to New York City, with the goal of learning about the early American experience that three million Jews had between January 1882 and November 1954. Prior to the trip we learned about the Continue Reading

  • A United Effort

    by Heather Lewin, Director of Development and Community Relations At this time of growing unrest and uncertainty in our world, it is comforting to remind ourselves that a single positive action from one individual can have a ripple effect. You have the power to Do good everywhere. From anywhere. And because we are all in Continue Reading

  • Men’s Club – May 25

  • Men’s Club – May 11

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