Community News

A compilation of the latest news from around the community and the Jewish world. (Info@JFFS.org to submit news items)

Israel on my Mind

 

Israel has been on my mind more than usual these days. Yes, I’m the CEO of a Jewish organization that cares deeply about Israel. And that’s a good thing.

Last month, Jewish Federation & Family Services partnered with the Merage JCC to showc…

Happy Passover/Chag Pesach Sameach

 

Many of us are deep in the throes of preparations for Passover. As we clean kitchens and remove chametz (leavened foods), form matzah balls and set tables for the Seder, let us also reflect on some of the lessons of this holy festival – a celebration of the …

The Power of Women's Voices

 

 

Earlier this week, I had the privilege of attending my first Women’s Voices, the largest annual daytime gathering of Jewish women in Orange County and the signature camp…