Kvell – Shir Shalom in the Community

  • Gunilla Theander Kester – My View: Wonderful people keep Buffalo warm read it here
  • Pete Simon My View Column in the Buffalo News – 50th class reunion yields great stories – read it here
  • Rabbi Alex My View Column in the Buffalo News – Community Conquers Windermere Graffiti – read it here
  • Geoff Cohan, son of Julia and Chris, completed an Iron Man Triathlon. The race was in Idaho. 2.4 miles swimming, 112 miles biking and running a 26.2 mile marathon. He did it in 15 hours. Winners took over 10 hours…and he was still smiling after the grueling all-day race. Geoff Geoff had just gotten back from 4 months serving in the Air Force in S. Korea.
  • Here are the words Rabbi Alex Lazarus-Klein offered on Wednesday at the prayer vigil at Durham Memorial AME Zion in downtown Buffalo. –  Read it Here

  • Harry Connick Jr. is flying Alexa Zappia to NYC next week to be a guest on his show to spread kindness nation-wide with Rocks of Unity. 

  • Former Temple Sinai member ( and Board Member), Rayna Grossman, has recently been ordained as a Rabbi and begun her first job. – Read it here
  • Team Shir Shalom at the Walk Off Hunger

  • Shir Shalom in the Buffalo News for Walk Off Hunger – Read it Here
  • Jewish Federation Woman of Distinction Award for 2017 is Rella Corris. We turned out in full force to demonstrate our respect and admiration for Mrs. Corris!

  • Barry Schonfeld presents Buffalo NY première of Goyescas by Granados at the Seller Theater, JCC Buffalo 
  • Larry Posses receives the President’s award during the Shir Shalom Annual Congregational meeting.

  • Congratulations to Joe Morris, Todd Sugarman, Millie Topper and Mindy Weinman. These folks were honored at the Network of Religious Communities Annual Appreciation Dinner.