From Where I Sit...

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

  • Jason Moss

    Executive Director of the Jewish Federation

Living a life that matters helps to make good leaders

Over the past few months, as the Jewish Federation has spent a considerable amount of time planning events around leadership, I have spent quite a bit of time thinking about leadership and the role leaders play in our community, as well as the qualities I think are important for leaders to p…

Changing Times

I am constantly amazed at how fast things change in society. I remember back in 1987, when I became a Bar Mitzvah, I received a Commodore 128 computer as a gift, which had twice as much memory as its predecessor, the Commodore 64. Of course, the 128 meant that it had 128k of memory. This was…

The Power of Community

I used to love the start of the school year. I loved shopping for school supplies and clothes for the year. The year felt new, exciting, and full of endless possibilities. As I have gotten older and thought more about this start of the year, I love the juxtaposition of the new school year an…

Strength In Diversity

Our differences, when respected, make us stronger

IN OUR CURRENT global economy we are becoming increasingly interconnected. With the rise of the 24-hour news cycle, the internet, and social media, we now see, read, and hear about events in real-time, pretty much as they happen. It feels li…

Pitching In - Building partnerships in life that last

Partnerships are an essential part of daily life. We partner in our personal lives and in our professional world. In every context, the concept of partnership is a familiar one and is a key aspect of what makes our world go round. When I think of model partnerships, among my favorites are: M…