Voices

7.17.20 CEO Letter


By Jenn Ross

Welcome back!

Our time apart has been hard, but it has been necessary for the safety and well-being of everyone in our community.  Some people are still remaining in isolation because it is too dangerous for them to risk exposure. As we know, this public health crisis is far…

7.3.20 CEO Letter

By Jenn Ross

My last column focused on a vision of our community’s Jewish future.  As we celebrate our nation’s independence, I’m reflecting on the freedom which doesn’t truly exist for our friends, family, and neighbors who are African Americans. Leaders and activists tirelessly p…

CEO Letter 6.19.20

by Jenn Ross

During the quarantine, I have had a lot of time for introspection and I’ve also been able to gain wisdom and insights from people near and far. There has been no shortage of scenario planning, but the majority of that has focused on the short term since our immediate needs ha…

CEO Letter 6.5.2020

by Jenn Ross

I was invited to a virtual community Iftar (meal) during the Muslim celebration of Ramadan to share some thoughts about unity and community during this challenging time. I would like to share these words with you and dedicate my column to my father in law Elliott Ross, z’l:

CEO Letter 5.22.20

by Jenn Ross

This column is dedicated to all of the teens in our community.  Being a teenager isn’t easy even under the best of circumstances and you are also being asked to adapt to this unprecedented time.  You have forgone many experiences such as March of the Living, Maccabi Games, …