Message from our CEO

It finally happened

 
 

It finally happened. We were driving home from running an errand and my 7-year-old daughter was in the back seat of the car. It was a 20-minute drive and she didn't stop asking questions for a minute. In the breathless spirit of the young and cu…

Always a part of our JFFS family

 
 

On this Shabbat sandwiched between Mother's Day and Father's Day, I've found myself thinking about the value of family. In this day and age, families come in all shapes and stripes. Some have mother and father figures they honor. Others remember…

Why I'm So Proud

 
 

Every day, I am proud of the work we’re doing at Jewish Federation & Family Services (JFFS), caring for people in need and strengthening Jewish community. But this past week and a half has been particularly heartwarming since we anno…

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 …