The Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo plans to build a smaller facility in the Northtowns more in line with the needs of today’s aging, shrinking Jewish community.
Competing synagogues that once recruited members from one another are talking about ways to combine programs and operations and collectively reach out to unaffiliated Jews.
At the end of June, the American Jewish Committee stopped providing professional staff for its Western New York chapter, citing the need to redeploy those resources to cities with much larger Jewish populations.The local Jewish community is adjusting to dramatically reduced numbers read the rest...
Imagine if Beth Jacob were closer to Hertel or Elmwood. Landsdale is a dead end street, right off Koons. Remember Shock and Awe on Koons Avenue? And yes, today it's way worse.
While it may be difficult to forget Grandma's house, as it's now commonplace to ship her house off to a landfill, what about Grandma? Will someone please explain to me why it's now so easy to forget?
Shame on the local Jewish community for not remembering and honoring those who made the path to the suburbs possible.
Transit road has no memory.
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