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.
In response to an incident that occurred in Lima’s Jewish community late this past week, the congregation of Temple Beth Israel-Shaare Zedek would like us to share the following statement with our communities.
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.
My involvement with the Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton has been a lifelong commitment. Growing up here, I know many of the people who have served as Campaign Chair, and while I do have large feet, the shoes I must fill are larger still.