IAUJC supports education on many levels in Ithaca. Beginning with our local Jewish pre-school, B’Yachad, continuing with religious education in grades K - 12, and then supporting the Hillels on our two college campuses. The IAUJC Holocaust Speaker’s Bureau coordinates experienced speakers to meet the needs of local classrooms and the wider community. Our annual Holocaust commemoration and other educational events throughout the year, draw people of all ages and backgrounds.

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Temple Beth El Teens Working in the Kitchen

Ithaca is home to two religious schools for children in grades K through 12. IAUJC supports the schools financially so that they can offer scholarships and special programs to the students.

Vally Kovary - Speaker

The IAUJC Holocaust Speaker's Bureau coordinates experienced speakers to meet the needs of local classrooms and the wider community.

Syrian and Afghan refugees on raft reaching the Greek island of Lesbos, September 13, 2015. Reuters

Pegasys interviews IAUJC board members, Marcia Zax and Howard Erlich

Yotam Polizer Photo by Ithaca Journal

November 15, 2015 - Yotam Polizer is a regional director of the humanitarian relief agency IsraAID, and discussed the efforts of Jewish, Christian and Muslim Israelis in saving the lives of Syrian refugees in Greece during a visit to Ithaca College and Temple Beth-El.