About Us

For more than a century,Buffalo Jewish Federation has been at the center of the Jewish community.  We are the safety net that enables Jews to fulfill our obligations to take care of each other.  We are the vibrant hub of a community that celebrates Jewish life.

Federation cares for people in need here at home, in Israel and around the world.  We respond in times of crisis.  The Buffalo Jewish Federation is all of us - the members of our community working together to repair the world and to keep Jewish life strong and thriving.

Our Vision

A vibrant and caring Jewish community in Greater Buffalo, Israel and around the world.

Our Mission

​Buffalo Jewish Federation, guided by Jewish values, convenes, inspires, collaborates, leads and enriches the Jewish community locally, in Israel and around the world.

What We Do

Umbrella of Jewish fund raising

Strategic community planning and allocation of funds

Community planning task force

Support and advocacy for Israel

Jewish Federation Cemetery Corporation

Jewish Journal of WNY provided free to all members of the Jewish Community

Public affairs updates, community education and advocacy opportunities

Interfaith dialogue and cooperation

Anti-Semitism response