From Where I Sit...

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

  • Jason Moss

    Executive Director of the Jewish Federation

Coming Together...taking time to pause, remember, honor and heal

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Taking time to pause, remember, honor and heal 

One of my favorite Hebrew words might surprise you. It is not Shalom (peace or wholeness) or Ahava (love), but rather it is Zachor (remember). This powerful word helps us appreciate who we are today and connects us to our past, while at the s…

From where I sit...

Each month, I sit down to write this column… a column we titled many years ago called From Where I Sit. It provides me the opportunity to share my thoughts with the community about things I see, hear and envision in and for our community. As I look back on my past columns, one thing I have…

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…