Jewish Federation News


The Jewish Federation of Greater Oklahoma City is pleased to serve as a resource to the entire community on issues related to Judaism, Holocaust education, community support and issues related to social justice. We have listed highlights of those efforts recognized in local and national media sources.

 


2021 News

 

February 6: Mayors David Holt, Breea Clark Join National Initiative to Battle Anti-Semitism - Written by The Oklahoman's Faith Editor Carla Hinton, this article features Mayor David Holt/Oklahoma City, Mayor Breea Clark/Norman and Roberta S. Clark/Jewish Federation.

 

January 27: The Hurtful Use of Holocaust Analogies - This opinion piece was written in response to Holocaust analogies being used to protest the consideration of mask mandates during a City of Broken Arrow City Council meeting.

 

2020 News

 

November 29: Oklahoma Standards Means Including Everyone - This opinion piece was the Jewish Federation's second one of the year focusing on encouraging Governor Stitt and his staff be more inclusive when reaching out to interfaith leaders throughout the state.

 

November 7: OKC Jewish Federation, Catholic Charities Partner for Virtual Presentation - The Jewish Federation was pleased to partner with Cathollic Charities of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City to present The Upside of the Downside with Rabbi Steve Leder.

 

August 1: Oklahoma Jewish camp leaders coordinate drive-thru baby shower for Infant Crisis Center - Our Camp Chaverim LIT campers designed and implemented a terrific mitzvah project helping Infant Crisis Services get donations and supplies to assist families throughout our community.

 

July 1: Oklahoma Man With Nazi Fixation Arrested After Shooting Woman Who Attempted Removal of Swastika Flag


June 3: Jewish Federation statement supports peaceful protests

 

June 3: Hatred, injustice need to be addressed

 

May 13: Grateful for OCU's Swift Response

 

May 12: Clergy, professors denounce racist and anti-Semitic hacking incident

 

May 7: Around Town: So much talk on coronavirus; where's good news?

 

April 25: An aid assist from Jewish group's leadership

 

April 18: Interfaith bonds grew in aftermath of Oklahoma City bombing

 

March 28: Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Jewish group criticizes governor for prayer event

 

January 6: Metro Jewish community looks at security

 

January 4: Dialogue sessions will focus on Jewish, black communities