Farash Institute Press Releases

BUILDING JEWISH IDENTITY THROUGH SUMMER FUN
New Farash Institute kicks off with two programs: “One Happy Camper” and “The Freddy Fund”

Rochester, NY – How do you promote life-long Jewish learning, engagement and identity? By making it fun! Studies show that teens who attend Jewish summer camp and/or participate in immersive travel programs to Israel are more likely to value their heritage. The new Farash Institute for Jewish Education wants to make both of these rewarding experiences more accessible through its first two programs:One Happy Camper and The Freddy Fund...


Many happy Jewish campers thanks to the Farash Institute

The new Farash Institute'sOne Happy Camperprogram offers incentive grants of up to $1,800 for first-time campers throughout nine counties of the Greater Rochester area to attend a Jewish not-for-profit overnight camp.


FARASH INSTITUTE AWARDS MORE THAN $110,000
Grants for Jewish summer fun and learning benefit 69 area students

Rochester, NY – The Farash Institute for Jewish Education announces that its very first grant initiatives – those for both its Freddy Fund and One Happy Camper summer programs – have had an outstanding response from the community that has resulted in awarding $116,279 to 69 area children...