As Rabbi Doug Kahn noted in a November 4th eJewish Philanthropy article, there is a fair amount of confusion about what exactly a Jewish Community Relations Council does; this is true even among those in the Jewish world.
Moving to a new city can be daunting. Apart from the move itself, meeting new people can prove to be difficult ~ especially when many “connections” are made these days through social media instead of in person.
Each month, Jewish children across the globe snuggle up and end their day with a good book. A program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, PJ Library is made possible in Dayton through a generous donor and the Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton.
Todd Bettman started volunteering in his childhood, and jokes that he’s been volunteering since before he was born, since his parents were so involved in the community.
When I first met with Cathy Gardner to discuss the LIFE & LEGACY program, I was both excited and nervous. To be honest I was terrified ~ it was a tall order.
On December 2, 1987, the names of 20 individuals were presented to the Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton’s Board as the proposed Board of Trustees for the newly formed Jewish Foundation.