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

Gathering Strenght through our community

One of the most common questions I used to be asked was, “So… Jason… what exactly does the Jewish Federation do?” What most people knew was that we were the organization that asked for money. However, people were not always sure how the money…

The True Power of Community Has Been on Display These Past Two Months

I loved where I grew up. It was the type of place where people really did know their neighbors. It was not uncommon to stop by on our walks to talk to people. It sometimes felt like a caricature of a community you would see on a TV show or from a Hallmark Channel original movie. I have alway…

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…