Marc's Remarks

Weekly insights, community news, and updates from our President and CEO

Campus Life

There is no room for hatred on campus, no matter where it comes from, and no matter the cause...

Grandmotherly Advice

June 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War (June 5-10, 1967) between Israel and the surrounding Arab countries. The war altered Israel, the Middle East and Jewish history, and some of its ramifications remain unresolved.

Cinco de Mayo

Today is the 5th of May – better known as Cinco de Mayo. Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day. That holiday takes place in September. Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Battle of Puebla, the Mexican army’s (outnumbered by a battalion double its size) victory over the French…

Commemorate and Celebrate

We are in a unique time of year for the Jewish people. It is a time when we both commemorate and celebrate as a worldwide Jewish community. We are in the middle of a special ten-day period – one filled with anticipation and various emotions.

Family Birthday

Speaking of thirty years ago, on April 19, 1987, Fox Television aired the first of several animated shorts featuring a dysfunctional family called The Simpsons.