Federation Updates

  • Interfaith Holocaust Commemoration – 2018

    2018 Interfaith Holocaust Commemoration to present “A Voice of Conscience”    In his 2008 National Jewish Book Award-winning “The Holocaust by Bullets: A Priest’s Journey to Uncover the Truth Behind the Murder of 1.5 Million Jews,” Father Patrick Desbois documented for the first time the murder of 1.5 million Jews in the Ukraine during World War II.  Desbois will address the topic “A Voice of Conscience” as Continue Reading

  • Jewish Tradition: Chinese Food on Christmas

  • First Responders to the Holocaust: Kristallnacht Commemoration

  • Give the Gift of Warmth – Coat Drive 2017

  • What’s the Thing that Scares You the Most?

    By Yohai Gross What is the thing that scares you most? In some cultures, the common answer will be a terror attack. In others, it will be the fear of being poor, while in yet others the answer will be technology. For most of us technology is a given fact. We all use our phone Continue Reading

  • Deborah Lipstadt Delivers Frank Memorial Lecture

    By Brian Edward Brouse The Tulsa community has benefited in so many ways from the Frank Family and its foundations. On September 17, Dr. Deborah Lipstadt delivered the ninth annual Irvin and Sharna Frank Memorial Lecture in Judaism and Contemporary Issues. This year’s lecture was entitled, “Does Everybody Really Hate the Jews? Contemporary Antisemitism – Continue Reading

  • Only at Mizel

    By Lillian Hellman, Director Mizel Jewish Community Day School Being the only Jewish Day School in the entire state of Oklahoma might be distinctive enough for Mizel Jewish Community Day School, but what makes us stand apart even more from other schools in the area is the unique cultural opportunities that are available to our Continue Reading

  • Marc Chagall & Charles Sorlier, A Printmaking Partnership

    by Mickel Yantz, SMMJA Director of Collections and Exhibitions. By 1950, chagall was already a famous artist but there was one medium that he still wanted to take on; printmaking. Chagall was 63 years old when he began to study with printmaker Charles Sorlier. Sorlier was deported to Pomerania during World War II and remained there for over 40 Continue Reading

  • Returning Home to My Jewish Community

    by Jesse Ulrich It is funny returning home to the community that helped raise me, where I run into people who have known me at all stages of my life. Some of you might remember me, but for everyone else I should introduce myself. My name is Jesse Ulrich. I was born in Tulsa, graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Continue Reading

  • Community Book Discussion: A Good Place to Hide

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