From Where I Sit...

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

  • Jason Moss

    Executive Director of the Jewish Federation

Perform a Mitzvah and vote!

What a year 2020 has been. Each time something has come up, I have heard a few people jokingly say that they did not have that on their 2020 bingo card. It seems like we have been faced with more this year than in years past. And for all of these things to take place while we have been fac…

A Unique Opportunity

Something new for the High Holidays

I remember at the start of every school year how excited I was to go school supply shopping and pick up that year’s necessary items that would set me on the path to an incredible year of learning. Trapper Keeper… check. Ticonderoga number 2 pencils……

History has its eye on us

Telling the complete story of America

“History has its eye on you.” You may have heard this if you watched Hamilton this past weekend on Disney+. What I find striking about this verse is how appropriate it is for what is transpiring today. Many people are watching to see what is going t…

The Music of our lives

How songs take on deper meaning during turbulent times.

Music has a way of providing context and meaning to what is going on around us. For whatever reason, songwriters always seem to put together the right words in their lyrics that can evoke thoughts or a picture. When we are hear a song …

Roll with the Punches

Turn this Pandemic Into a New Adventure

It is hard to believe that summer is almost already here.  For some, the feeling of summer normally begins with Memorial Day.

 

Ahhh…Memorial day… while not the scientific beginning of summer, but rather what people feel like is the start of s…