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  In the face of the COVID-19 crisis,  we are adapting daily to the changing needs.  As we move into what health experts anticipate will be some of the worst days of this crisis and the demand for medical supplies increases , we want to be absolutely sure that we replenish our adequate but limited […]

Thank You To Our Supporters

To the following businesses and individuals for YOUR generosity during this difficult time – the Menorah Park family thanks you for keeping our residents, staff, and community safe and connected – in both body and spirit! If we have overlooked anyone, we sincerely apologize. Please check back for regular updates.    ARTWORK & CARDS Monet […]

Catering by the Oaks offers Passover Kosher Meals To Go

  Passover is spent with family and friends in celebration of the Divine gift of Jewish survival and community.  With COVID-19 grounding most travel plans and curtailing social interactions, it is now more important than ever to have options available to ensure that you and yours can have the Passover celebration that nurtures your spirit […]

Give the gift of lovingkindness with the SJFS Third Seder

For years, at this time of Passover, you have helped us improve health and reduce food insecurity among our oldest generation. This year, the year of COVID-19, sees a skyrocketing need for in-home meals and human service delivery. These increasing numbers of hungry, home bound and socially distanced elders can’t come to us: won’t you […]

A Menorah Park Minute E-newsletter

A Menorah Park Minute is our bi-weekly e-newsletter designed to offer timely, information regarding our campus, our policies, and our dedication to keeping our residents and staff healthy and safe. March 31, 2020 April 8, 2020 April 21, 2020 May 2, 2020 May 8, 2020  May 15, 2020  May 29, 2020 June 5, 2020 June […]

A Coronavirus Shabbat

A Special Message from Donald J. Shulman President & CEO, Association of Jewish Aging Services Colleagues, as we enter into another Shabbat during this unprecedented health crisis, I wanted to share some thoughts and a Shabbat prayer of strength and peace. Dear G-d, As we enter Shabbat please comfort our residents who are infirmed, ill […]

The Oaks at Menorah Park closes diningroom

As we continue to stay abreast of the coronavirus crisis, we are constantly taking the extra measures necessary to keep our Oaks residents and staff safe. Effective immediately, our dining room is closed until further notice. This is in compliance with Governor Andrew Cuomo’s closure of restaurants as well as restrictions on gatherings of more […]

Updates: March 24

 COVID-19 Infection Control Procedures Federal and state protocols are already incorporated into our processes Screening ear temperatures of ALL STAFF/MEDICAL PERSONNEL who enter our building Legible signage posted throughout our campus about the policy Our experienced clinical team is actively reviewing and communicating updates from: CDC New York State and local public health authorities Reviewing […]

A Message to our Community: SJFS and the COVID-19 response

  We may have woken up this week to a “new normal” in terms of how we operate, but we at Syracuse Jewish Family Service (SJFS) are moving forward with the same mission: strengthening lives in our community. And we know our work today is more critical than ever. How we will serve our community […]

Menorah Park Institutes No Visitor Policy

We know many of you are concerned about the spread of novel COVID-19 (the new coronavirus) and how it may impact us here at Menorah Park.  Ensuring residents are cared for in a safe and healthy environment is our first priority. We are working closely with our medical team to guide and educate our staff […]

Jewish Home of CNY and Syracuse Jewish Family Service Awarded Mother Cabrini Health Foundation Grant of $130,000

Grant to support Dementia Friendly CNY and Pilot Emergency Elder Shelter The Jewish Home of Central New York (JHCNY), at Menorah Park, and Syracuse Jewish Family Service (SJFS) have been awarded a grant of $130,000 to work towards creating a  Dementia Friendly CNY which includes  piloting an emergency elder shelter for victims of abuse, many […]

Menorah Park taking recommended precautions against COVID-19

As we continue to monitor the situation surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19), it is our  priority to take the necessary steps to protect our residents, visitors and our staff. At this time, the Menorah Park campus continues to follow the recommended sanitizing and infection control practices to prevent the spread of flu and other viruses. We […]

WCNY, the JCC of Syracuse, the Jewish Federation of CNY and Menorah Park to commemorate 75th anniversary of the Auschwitz Liberation March 29

WCNY, Central New York’s community-owned flagship public broadcaster, in partnership with the Jewish Community Center of Syracuse, the Jewish Federation of Central New York, and Menorah Park, invites the community to a free screening event in commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Auschwitz Liberation. WCNY will screen, “Secrets of the Dead—Bombing Auschwitz” and “FRONTLINE’S” […]

Annual Shining Stars Event Set for May 21 at Menorah Park

NOTE: This event has been postponed to a tentative June 23 date. Please check back for updates.  For the past 16 years, Our Shining Stars event has offered the community a unique way to celebrate and honor exceptional residents, volunteers and staff, who, through their work and contributions of involvement, spirit and compassion, are recognized as […]

Syracuse Jewish Family Service offers CNY’s first Parkinson’s-specific activities programming

Syracuse Jewish Family Service (SJFS) of Menorah Park is now enrolling participants in a new program unique to Central New York : M-Power U (MPU): A Learning Community for Parkinson’s Disease is being offered as an ongoing, weekly four-hour social and learning program. According to SJFS Director, Judith Huober, M-Power U/Parkinson’s will allow SJFS to […]

It’s giving Tuesday. Consider Menorah Park

  Today is Giving Tuesday and what could be a better time to share with our community the many ways we’re enriching the daily lives of our residents, families, friends and staff here on the Menorah Park campus. And with your generosity, there are so many programs and services to support. We offer: Independence for women […]

The Terrace Earns National ‘Excellence in Care Dementia Care Program of Distinction’

The Terrace, Menorah Park’s dementia care unit,  has earned the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) “Excellence in Care (EIC) Dementia Care Program of Distinction.”  Dementia care settings are eligible to achieve this national recognition after successfully undergoing an extensive evaluation of staff, procedures, and environment, ensuring best practices in dementia care. “The Jewish Home of […]

Francine Berg Named Cantor at Menorah Park

After full careers as a Syracuse School District educator and cantor at Temple Concord, Francine Berg was recently named  cantor for Menorah Park. Cantor Berg will officiate Friday Shabbat services as well has all holiday religious services at Menorah Park’s main building that is home to a skilled nursing facility, rehabilitation services  and an assisted […]

Art Show Features Artists with Memory Loss

Syracuse Jewish Family Services Art Show to Feature Work by Artists with Memory Loss and Dementia Artwork on display created by participants in the M-Power U: Arts and Minds Program For its inaugural art show, Syracuse Jewish Family Services (SJFS) will feature artwork created by Jewish Home residents who have participated in the Arts and […]