From Where I Sit...

Insights, community news, and updates from Jason Moss, our Executive Director

  • Jason Moss

    Executive Director of the Jewish Federation

The People of the Book

The bridge between our Jewish past & today.

Like a lot of people, I enjoy reading. There is excitement when you open and start to read a new book that is only surpassed to getting to the end and finding out how the story ends. However, my love of reading and books pales in comparison to tha…

The Power of Community, lays within each of us

"The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members." – Coretta Scott King

 

I never realized how true this quote was until I started reflecting on the communities I have been a part of in my life.

 

Growing up in my hometown of Dan…

The Final Push

Preparing for the High Holidays

This is a very exciting time of year. Although the temperature is still very hot… summer is over. Recent family trips and vacations, afternoons at the swimming pool, summer camp, and periods of relaxing time are now only a memory. Now is when we begin geari…

The "United States of America"

Standing together during challanging times 

As I sat and watched the US Women’s National Team compete and win the 2019 Women’s World Cup, I was once again struck by the unifying force sports can have when nations come together and compete against each other. Competitions like the World…

Security is the new buzz word: Balancing our new reality

You know how when you hear a certain word over and over again, you get tired of hearing it, even if it is important. For the Jewish community, and other communities around the globe, it seems that SECURITY has become that word. In fact, it feels like it is the word Jewish institutions have b…