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Shining the Light on JCRC

Shining the Light on JCRC

If you attended our Annual Meeting this past Wednesday, you may have seen a new face in the crowd. We are proud to announce our newest staff member, Chen Shterenbach, Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) Senior Director. Chen grew up in a moshav/village in...
Shining the Light on JCRC

We’re Back

While our world is still dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, we have been fortunate to resume some of our pre-COVID activities. One of these activities is our Annual Meeting. We held modified meetings in 2020 and 2021, however there is something very special about...
Shining the Light on JCRC

The Importance of 83

Over the past year, I have mentioned in a few WHIMS how we as an organization faced some staff turnover during the months following the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Much of this was due to retirements and career changes. What I didn’t mention in those WHIMS was...
Shining the Light on JCRC

The Jewish Agency and Russia

After a few months hiatus, the WHIM is back. Lots has happened between my last WHIM and today. As Daytonians, Americans, and a worldwide Jewish community we have faced many challenges over recent months. During this time, I have been trying to focus on the positive....
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Yom Ha’Atzmaut

Yom Ha’Atzmaut As I sit here writing this WHIM, I am looking at an amazing photo of David Ben-Gurion (the first Prime Minister of Israel) doing a headstand on the beach. Looking at the picture, it reminds me that despite the challenges Israel faced during that time,...
Shining the Light on JCRC

The Impact of Art

The Impact of Art Art has always played an important part in my life. I love viewing, collecting, and creating art. This passion is the lens through which I view the world. Art has many important connections to significant historical events. During WWII, creating art...

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