World Religion Day
The Federation parnters with B'nai Zion and Agudath Achim to staff the "Judaism" booth at the annual World Religion
Day, a national event which is sponsored locally the the Unitarian Universalist Church.
For two weeks every summer,
the Federation sponsors a Jewish day camp for children between the ages of 3 and 10. Older youth serve as counselors.
The Federation sponsors an annual community-wide Hanukah party at which latkes are served. Attendees are encouraged to play the
dreidel game and to display their menorahs.
The Federation sponsors a community-wide Purim Carnival every
year. All are encouraged to attend in costume. Lunch and hamentaschen are provided.
Since 1984, the Federation has sponsored an annual interfaith service in remembrance of the Holocaust, featuring
an address by a keynote speaker or a musical presentation. The Federation also sponsors an annual Holocaust Essay Contest for secondary
school students; the winners read their essays during the service.
Sister City: Omer, Israel
Omer is a town in southern Israel
that has been "adopted" by the Federation. We send a monthly stipend to the community as a token of our friendship.
In conjunction with the Robinson Film Center, the Federation sponsors a film festival in order to bring to the region films
of Jewish interest that would not normally be shown here.
As a non-profit organization, the Federation holds an
annual meeting. Outgoing Board members are thanked for their service, and new Board members are installed.