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Community Directory


AGENCIES

Buffalo Jewish Federation

2640 North Forest Road
Getzville, NY 14068
716-204-2241
www.buffalojewishfederation.org

Rob Goldberg – CEO/Executive Director
Steven J. Weiss – President

 

Center for Jewish Engagement and Learning

2640 North Forest Road
Getzville, NY 14068
716-204-5380
www.buffalojewishfederation.org

Stacey Block – President

 

Chabad House of Buffalo

2450 North Forest Road
Getzville, NY 14068
716-688-1642
www.chabadofbuffalo.com

Rabbi Moshe Gurary – Director

 

Chai Early Childhood Center

757 Hopkins Road
Williamsville, NY 14221
716-580-4600
www.chainursery.com

Chani Labkovski – Director

 

Department for Jewish Thought

712 Clemens Hall – University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260
716-645-3695
www.jewishstudies.buffalo.edu

Dr. Sergey Dolgopolski – Chair

 

Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies

2640 North Forest Road
Getzville, NY 14068
716-204-1133
www.jewishphilanthropies.org

Lynn Catalano – Director of Development
Raymond L. Fink – President

 

Hadassah

2640 North Forest Road
Getzville, NY 14068
716-688-5260
buffalohaddasah@gmail.com

Marlene Katzel and Maxine Seller – Co-presidents

 

Hebrew Benevolent Loan Association

2640 North Forest Road in FJP offices
Getzville, NY 14068
716-204-0542

Sam Golden – Loan Officer
Judith Katzenelson Brownstein – President

 

Hillel of Buffalo Campus Foundation for Jewish Life

520 Lee Entrance/UB Commons
W. Amherst, NY 14228
716-645-8787
www.hillelofbuffalo.org

Rabbi Sara Rich – Director
Dr. Jeffrey Lackner – President

 

Holocaust Resource Center

336 Haris Hill Road, Ste. 302
Williamsville, NY 14221
716-634-9535
www.hrcbuffalo.org

Mara Koven-Gelman – Executive Director
Rachel Kranitz McPhee – President

 

Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo, Inc.

Benderson Family Building
2640 North Forest Road
Getzville, NY 14068
716-688-4033
www.jccbuffalo.org

Richard Zakalik – Executive Director
Susan Freed-Oestreicher – President

Holland Family Building
787 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14209
716-886-3145

 

Jewish Discovery Center

757 Hopkins Road
Williamsville, NY 14221

212 Exeter Road
Williamsville, NY 14221 (office)
716-639-7600, 716-632-0467
www.jewishdiscovery.org

Rabbi Heschel Greenberg
Rabbi Laizer Labkovski

 

Jewish Family Service of Buffalo and Erie County

70 Baker Street
Buffalo, NY 14209
716-883-1914
www.jfsbuffalo.org

Marlene Schillinger – Executive Director
Blaine Schwartz – Chair

 

Jewish Federation Apartments

275 Essjay Road
Williamsville, NY 14221
716-631-8471
www.jewishfederationapartments.org

Shawn Frier – President
Kathleen Haggerty – Property Manager

 

Jewish Federation Cemetery Corporation, Inc.

2640 North Forest Road
Getzville, NY 14068
716-204-2246
www.buffalojewishfederation.org

Deborah Pivarsi – Director
Charlotte Gendler – President

 

Kadimah Academy

1085 Eggert Road
Amherst, NY 14226
716-836-6903
www.kadimah.org

Jonathan Epstein – President

 

Ohr Temimim School

411 John James Audubon Parkway
W. Amherst, NY 14228
716-568-0226
www.ohrtemimimschool.com

Rabbi Shmuel Shanowitz – Principal
Jonathan Gellman  – President

 

Weinberg Campus

2700 North Forest Road
Getzville, NY 14068
716-639-3311
www.weinbergcampus.org

Robert Mayer – President & CEO
Kenneth Rogers – Chairman of the Board of Directors

 

Yad B’Yad

716-204-5380
www.yadbyad.org

Cindi Mikulik- Director
Robin Raphael – Chair

SYNAGOGUES AND TEMPLES

Chabad House of Buffalo (Unaffiliated)

2450 North Forest Road
Getzville, NY 14068
716-688-1642
www.chabadofbuffalo.com

 

Congregation Beth Abraham (Conservative)

1073 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
www.congregationbethabraham.net

 

Congregation Havurah

6320 Main Street
Williamsville, NY 14221
716-689-2256
info@concgregationhavurah.org
www.congregationhavurah.org

Bernard Schenkler – President
Annette Pinder –  Membership Chair

 

Congregation Hesed Abraham

215 Hall Avenue
Jamestown, NY 14701
716-484-1800

Rabbi Allen Podet

 

Congregation Shir Shalom (Reform/Reconstructionist)

4660 Sheridan Drive
Williamsville, NY 14221
716-633-8877
www.shirshalombuffalo.org

Rabbi Alexander Lazarus-Klein
Cantor Arlene Frank
Joanne Marquisee – Executive Director
Bruce Corris – President

 

Kehillat Ohr Tzion (Modern Orthodox)

879 Hopkins Road
Williamsville, NY 14221
http://ohrtzion.org

Rabbi Ori Bergman
Jeff Schapiro – President

 

Knesset Center (Orthodox)

500 Starin Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14214
716-832-5063
www.chabad.org

Rabbi Shmaryahu Charitonow

 

Saranac Synagogue (Orthodox)

85 Saranac Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14216
716-876-1284
www.saranacsynagogue.org

Shmuel Rashkin – President
Rueven Alt – Vice President
Gabbai David Kunkel

 

Temple Beth Tzedek (Conservative)

621 Getzville, Road
Amherst, NY 14226
716-838-3232
www.btzbuffalo.org

Rabbi Samuel Barth
Cantor Mark Spindler
Andy Gewurz – President

 

Temple Beth Zion (Reform)

Sanctuary
805 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14209

Religious School & Offices
700 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, NY 14226
716-836-6565
www.tbz.org

Rabbi Jonathan Freirich
Cantor Penny Myers
Amy Schaefer – Temple Administrator
Julie Dressler Weinberg – President

 

Temple Beth El (Reform)

720 Ashland Avenue
Niagara Falls, NY 14301
716-282-2717
www.niagarafallstemple.com

Rabbi Ellen Franke
Cantorial Soloist Barry Rose
William Bell – President

 

Temple Emanu-El (Reform)

124 Bank Street
Batavia, NY 14020
585-343-7027

Stan Schumann – President

 

The Family Shul (Unaffiliated)

757 Hopkins Road
Williamsville, NY 14221
716-639-7600

Rabbi Heschel Greenberg
Rabbi Laizer Labkovski

 

Young Israel of Greater Buffalo (Orthodox)

105 Maple Road
Williamsville, NY 14221
716-634-0212
www.yibuffalao.org

Rabbi Eliezer Marcus
Richard G. Berger – President