From Where I Sit...

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

  • Jason Moss

    Executive Director of the Jewish Federation

High Holiday Memo to Local School Districts

Each year the Jewish Federation distributes a memo to all local schools and district leadership reminding them that the High Holidays are approaching and that California State Law protects students from being penalized for observing their religious holidays.

Below is a copy of the letter …

The Perpetual Student

I find it hard to believe that the summer is almost over (at least for our community’s youth) with the school year about to begin. Having spent their summer days filled with family vacations, afternoons hanging out at the beach, playing in a pool, or making new friends and having new exper…

A follow-up to the situation in Israel

Over the last week, North American Jewish Federation leaders, in partnership with Natan Sharansky and The Jewish Agency for Israel, have held meetings with dozens of Israel officials, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, members of Knesset, and Israeli ministers. We have also worked …

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The Jewish Federation of the Greater San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys stands with Jewish Federations and Jews from all over the world in its extreme disappointment of the Israeli Knesset's decisions on Sunday that reversed its 2016 decision to create an egalitarian space at the Kotel, along wi…

Now is the Time

As you are reading this issue of JLife SGPV, maybe you are at the beach, in your backyard, or by the pool. Or, maybe you are like so many other people using these summer days to spend time traveling. There are so many wonderful places and experiences possible.

This summer, many of our San G…