CEO Letters

CEO Letter 7.2.21

By Jenn Ross


When I think of our Jewish community, the word “Hamish”, Yiddish for homelike or warm, comes to mind.

I value the strong interconnectivity of our Jewish and broader community, which embraces community members regardless of their congregational affiliation.  Even befor…

6.18.21 CEO Letter

By Jenn Ross

My personal connection and love for Israel began when I participated as a volunteer through Volunteers for Israel (VFI) prior to my senior year in High School.  Prior to that experience, Israel was merely a concept to me through the education I had received from Hebrew School …

CEO Letter 6.4.21

By Jenn Ross

My heart is heavy as I’m writing this column. The violence in the Middle East has caused loss of life and disrupted the lives of Israelis and Palestinians.

My prayer is that the cease-fire announced on May 20 is still in effect and permanent peace in Israel will be achieved …

CEO Letter 5.21.21

By Jenn Ross

This summer should be much brighter and lighter than last year.  For starters, Green Hills will be open this year for JCC Summer Camp and all of our members!!!!!

I’m incredibly grateful to our hardworking dedicated staff for making this happen and hope to see you there soon…

CEO Letter 4.23.21

By Jenn Ross

On March 31, a moving vigil in memory of the victims of the Atlanta terror attack on March 16 and in solidarity with the Asian American Pacific Islander communities was held at the Hadee Mosque and on Facebook Live. The program featured nearly 20 speakers representing many diff…