CEO Letters

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…

CEO Letter 9.10.21

By Jenn Ross


Our community is known for being welcoming and warm to all. Still, we can always collectively open our arms a little wider.

Earlier this year, our Jewish agencies and synagogues launched our new community diversity initiative, Kulanu, with our kickoff program exploring how…

CEO Letter - 8.27.21

By Jenn Ross

Shana Tova! This year as much as ever, we would like to wish you a happy, healthy, and safe new year.

The wellbeing of our JCC participants and our community has always been important to us.  During the pandemic, we have dedicated extraordinary energies to ensure health and s…

CEO Letter - 8.13.21

By Jenn Ross


The foundatio­­­­n of a strong society is built upon the education we offer to our children. I am proud to come to work every day knowing that we play a pivotal role in this effort. Throughout the 2020-2021 school year, the JCC has provided a safe place for children to …

CEO Letter - 7.30.21

By Jenn Ross


On July 11, more than 2,000 people attended the No Fear Rally in Washington, D.C. to fight back against anti-Semitism. 

There were numerous powerful speeches, many of them citing the dangerous trend of anti-Semitism being couched as “just” anti-Zionism. They are one a…