Local Jewish Organizations
The following partner organizations use grants from Federation to support Jewish people in our community. The Jewish community of Greater Orange County offers its services supporting the temples, Jewish Family Service headquarters, and the Newburgh Jewish Community Center. There is a wide array of programs and services to meet the spiritual, recreational, health and day care needs of our growing Jewish population.
Jewish Family Service
JFS is a not-for-profit organization that strengthens families and community by providing a wide range of professional and accessible social services, according to Jewish ethics and traditions. We offer direct assistance, care management, referrals, and counseling. Our programs are open to the entire community while some of them are tailored for the Jewish community. We continue to embrace the spirit of tikkun olam - repairing the world - and we envision making the community of Orange County a better place, one life at a time.
720 Route 17M Middletown, NY 10940 845-341-1173
68 Stewart Avenue Newburgh, NY 12550 845-562-8372
Newburgh Jewish Community Center
The NJCC serves as a home to build Jewish identities and enrich community life through programming and philanthropic endeavors - sharing in a wide variety of educational, cultural and social activities. The center reaches out beyond its core constituency to serve people of all racial, religious, ethnic and economic backgrounds.
290 North Street Newburgh, NY 12550 845-561-6602
Contact President Cynthia Weintraub, 845 386-3395, email@example.com
Contact: Ruth Sussman 845 783-3660
Noar of Newburgh Chapter
Contact Lynne Arnold, 787-5220, firstname.lastname@example.org
National and International Partners
Federation's fundraising efforts also aid Jews around the country, in Israel and throughout the world. The following organizations benefit from Federation's endeavors and allow Federation to provide direct and indirect services to Jews in need of rescue and relief, humanitarian, spiritual and social services.
American Joint Distribution Committee(JDC)
711 Third Avenue New York, NY 10017
212-687-6200; Fax: 212-682-7262
Jewish Agency for Israel(JAFI)
Jewish Federations of North America
Wall Street Station PO Box 157 New York, NY 10268
The merger of three major Jewish philanthropic organizations within the United States (United Jewish Appeal, the Council of Jewish Federations and United Israel Appeal) created the Jewish Federations of North America, which works closely with the Federation system to fund and service Jewish needs at the national level, in Israel and in 65 other countries.