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Chanukah on Ice ~ Fun for the Entire Family

Chanukah on Ice ~ Fun for the Entire Family

I was recently at lunch with someone who was reminiscing about the good old days at the JCC. They spoke of the bustling community center and how they remember dropping off their children there and participating in exercise classes. They spoke fondly of the connections...
Chanukah on Ice ~ Fun for the Entire Family

More Conversation Needed

When I heard that Dave Chappelle was hosting Saturday Night Live (SNL), I had some apprehension. Dave Chappelle is known for having very strong commentary on current events. So, I figured his monologue would most likely be filled with references to Kanye West, Kyrie...
Chanukah on Ice ~ Fun for the Entire Family

Combatting Antisemitism

Earlier this week, I traveled to Chicago for the General Assembly (GA). The GA brings together Federation leaders from across North American and Israeli Jewish communities to explore complex issues facing the Jewish people. This annual conference (which had taken a...
Chanukah on Ice ~ Fun for the Entire Family

Four Years Later

On October 27, 2018, a gunman opened fire on the Tree of Life Synagogue, killing 11 innocent people. As we approach the four-year anniversary of this tragic event, we still continue to see an increase in antisemitism and acts of hate across the country. Just over the...
Chanukah on Ice ~ Fun for the Entire Family

The Budapest Partnership Summit ~ Lots of Surprises

I recently returned home from a Partnership2Gether (P2G) Summit to Budapest. Over 90 people from 15 different communities in the U.S., Western Galilee in Israel, and Budapest came together for a wonderful week of learning. We even had a few guests join us from Poland....
Chanukah on Ice ~ Fun for the Entire Family

Event Recap – When Does Life Begin?

Last night, the Jewish Community Relations Council presented “When Does Life Begin: Jewish Perspectives.” It was an amazing program. We had 88 participants, with all but two people staying on the Zoom until the end. The community was enthralled. The event explored...

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