Jewish American Heritage

In honor of Jewish American Heritage, WXXI-TV and Radio are proud to feature a variety of programs featuring Jewish Americans and their extensive culture and history.


Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 7:00pm
Mouthwatering moments with a diverse range of Jewish families celebrate the importance of food as a cultural connection to the past, and a hope to maintain tradition in the future.
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 8:00pm
Listen to the annual broadcast of the Jewish Day of Atonement services.
Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 1:00pm
The collected stories of Sholem Aleichem (1859-1916) became the basis for Fiddler on the Roof, but there is much more to the author’s life than a Broadway melody.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 8:00pm
Tune in for this annual broadcast celebrating the Jewish New Year.



In 1944, 982 refugees from 18 European countries were brought to the United States as guests of President Franklin Roosevelt.
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