UCJF's Community Programs Committee has an activity planned for you!

The aim of Community Programs is to organize and provide support for a wide variety of activities. These are designed to bring together the Jewish community for fun social and educational activities. Past activities have included educational forums, lectures, hikes, picnics, apple picking, the Fall Fitness Event, and more.

Please visit us regularly for information on future activities for families and adults.

Ongoing: Annual Campaign to raise funds in support of local synagogues, food pantries, scholarships, Family of Woodstock, Jewish Family Services and other area agencies, as well as humanitarian outreach programs that provide for needy adults and children in Israel and globally through our affiliation with the Jewish Federation of North America’s network. For details, call 845-338-8131 or email info@ucjf.org.

Sundays, March 4 & 18: Be the fuel that powers the change that betters the world! Make your pledge and donation to our Federation’s 2018 Campaign. Help us to help those in need. Donate HERE or call in your donation at 845-338-8131. Volunteers needed. Thank you!

Wednesday, March 14: COOKING DEMO & DINNER at Bruce Paley’s Bowery Dugout, 857 Ulster Ave., Kingston, NY – a fundraiser in support of the PJ Library program. Minimum: $54 per person includes two glasses of wine and $24 donation.

Thursday evening, April 12, 7pm: HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL PROGRAM. In cooperation with the Jewish Congregation of New Paltz, 8 Church Street. Join our candlelight Yom HaShoah service with second generation survivors, remembering those who perished in the Holocaust with poetry, songs and readings. FREE

Sunday, May 6, 1:00-5:30pm: CELEBRATION OF ISRAEL AT 70! Celebrate ISRAEL at 70 and enjoy Israeli food, songs and dance (led by the Vanaver Caravan), and children’s activities at the Woodstock Jewish Congregation’s beautiful grounds, sponsored by the Israel Advocacy Committee of the Ulster County Jewish Federation. FREE.

Sunday, June 3, 1:00-5:30pm: 6th ANNUAL KINGSTON MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL at Gallo Park on the Strand in the Rondout District. Enjoy international foods, dancers and musicians representing a wide array of ethnic traditions. A project of the Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History. For details visit: www.rehercenter.org. FREE.

3rd Annual IMMIGRANT GIFTS TO AMERICA (Dates to be confirmed) Location, time and details to come. A photographic exhibit with commentary about immigrant experiences, created by local high school students and area residents. Films and panel discussion dates to be announced. A project of the Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History. Visit www.rehercenter.org or call 845-338-8131.

Thursday, September 6, 5-8pm: 22nd Annual FALL FOR ART. Our 22nd annual juried art show, sale & cocktail reception benefiting area charities & featuring 30 local artists. At The Chateau, 270 Boulevard, Route 32, Kingston, NY. Special Recipient: Ulster County SPCA. Sponsorships available, visit: www.fallforart.org; email: info@fallforart.org or call 845-338-8131.

Please view our DIRECTORY of Ulster County CONGREGATIONS to see the wide range of religious, social and educational activities offered. There are holiday celebrations, spiritual retreats, educational opportunities, friend-raisers & fund-raisers.