Marc's Remarks

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

Talking In Israel

I just returned yesterday afternoon after 72 hours in Israel for the Jewish Federations of North America General Assembly (GA). The annual conference, this year held in Tel Aviv, brings together Jews from around the world to discuss challenging issues facing our people. This year’s theme…

Prime Opportunity

Last Sunday, our community was honored to have Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak speak at the Jewish Federation Gala. The evening was a tremendous success as we raised over $575,000 to kick-off our Campaign for Community Needs. As one person shared with me, “The evening had the…


You may recall that in May of this year, the Jewish Federation sponsored safe and respectful workplace trainings for professionals and volunteers across our Jewish agencies. It was in response to the #MeToo/#GamAni movements and was very well received.