Jenny Pohl

Jenny Pohl April 3, 2020 Community Member Spotlight | My Jewish Buffalo Essay submitted by Jarah Lazarus-Klein, Age 12 Ever since I started coming to services on Friday nights (which is before I can even remember) Jenny Pohl was there. It’s as if she has always been...

Linda Steinhorn

Linda Steinhorn March 27, 2020 Community Member Spotlight | My Jewish Buffalo Giving Blood. Saving Lives at TBT. Temple Beth Tzedek hosted a Red Cross Blood Drive March 17 during the beginning of the quarantine.  35 people from all over the community came to donate...

Joanna Thompson

Joanna Thompson March 20, 2020 Community Member Spotlight | My Jewish Buffalo With students home from school for at least 5 weeks, Joanna Thompson, parent of kindergarten student Lynnie, former elementary educator and current WNY Director of Peaceful Schools, has some...

LYSSA WEXLER

LYSSA WEXLER March 13, 2020 Community Member Spotlight | My Jewish Buffalo Summer camp is around the corner and the Buffalo Jewish Federation is thrilled to offer first-time camper incentive grants for both day and overnight camp!   To get in the spirit, we’ll...

Louis Rogers z”l

Louis Rogers z”l March 6, 2020 Community Member Spotlight | My Jewish Buffalo Louis Rogers passed away on January 23, 2020 at the age of 96.  His son, Ken, shared a few words with us to highlight his extraordinary life.  You can watch Louis’ Survivor...

Izzy Starr

Izzy Starr February 28, 2020 Community Member Spotlight | My Jewish Buffalo This month, the Community Spotlights will introduce you to individuals who are exploring the idea that “no one is more welcome here than you” – a project of the Center for Jewish Engagement...