CEO Letters

12.31.21 CEO Letter

By Jenn Ross

I recently watched the Netflix limited series Maid, a powerful dramatization of some of the injustices in our society. I was struck by how many of the issues presented in the series caused me to reflect on the Jewish concept of Tzedek, or “justice.”

Social justice efforts …

Antisemitism Hits Close to Home

By Jenn Ross

Here at home and across the nation this Chanukah, the Jewish community came together to participate in the Shine A Light initiative, which called on us to stand up against antisemitism through events and online advocacy through shinealighton.com. Unfortunately, the need for thi…

CEO Letter 12.3.21

By Jenn Ross

Happy Chanukah! This time of year is always exciting, with celebrations, connection with community, and other “small miracles” that bring light to the darkness of winter.

Blue Dove Foundation’s “Eight Nights of Gratitude” campaign calls on us to stop and reflect on m…

CEO Letter 10.8.21

By Jenn Ross

Since the pandemic began, I have made it a practice to wish people a year of health regardless of their age. This pandemic has spotlighted health concerns 24/7, particularly since the surge with the Delta variant. It is even more critical than ever to get accurate information. …

CEO Letter 9.24.21

By Jenn Ross

The Jewish holidays always help us to feel closer to our values. Sukkot (along with Tu B’shvat later in the year) gives us a chance to appreciate the organic world – falling during the changing seasons, it is an “outdoor” holiday that incorporates many rituals with item…