From Where I Sit...

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

  • Jason Moss

    Executive Director of the Jewish Federation

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…

An Interconnected World

How Israel's domestic policies can send ripples accross the sea.

I often think that people do not really pay attention when leaders outside the US are either re-elected or there is a leadership change because they think it has no impact on their lives. But, as the world continues to get sma…

Celebrating Being Jewish

Promoting the power of community

When I first started working at the Jewish Federation back in 2005, I used to hear stories people shared of the “good ‘ol days.” They looked longingly with a special sparkle in their eye as they spoke of people who they considered “giants” of the c…

Looking for answers to life’s questions…

One day, while I was teaching, I asked my students where they turn to when they need help finding something. As if on que, they all looked at me and said… “Uh… Google.” For older generations, that was not the case. Remember when we either had to go to the library to get the informati…