Archive by category "Community"

Category: Community

My Family’s Day of Mitzvot and Unity
April 10, 2024
Seth Huttel GMW Community Member
It was a community mitzvah DAY... so why limit the mitzvot to just one activity?! I felt the whole day should be filled with mitzvah activities....
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A Day Dedicated to Doing Mitzvot
March 20, 2024
Elana Wilf Tanzman Chair, Center for Volunteerism
This is the one day of the year when the entire community can find a way to volunteer and make a difference in a meaningful way....
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Curating Your GMW Jewish Experience
March 7, 2024
Andrea Bergman Community Concierge
I am that friendly and welcoming professional tapped into this community to help you chart and identify your personal Jewish experience here in GMW....
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Big Wins and Goals Ahead
February 8, 2024
Rebecca Wanatick, Ed.M. Director, Disability Inclusion & Belonging
Everyone has something to give and to gain. This reciprocal relationship of community is truly reflective of who we are, and it makes us stronger. ...
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The Timeless Legacy of Volunteering
February 1, 2024
Benjamin Mann Chief Planning Officer
Volunteering, like planting a tree, often involves sowing seeds whose fruits we may never see. It’s a commitment to a vision beyond our lifetimes....
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A Community for ALL
January 18, 2024
Sharon Zucker Director of Welcoming and Inclusion
Federation is 100 percent committed to ensuring that Greater MetroWest is a community where everyone who wants to engage feels welcome and valued....
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Why the Moment for Jewish Camp Is NOW
December 20, 2023
Tracy Levine Director, One Happy Camper NJ
Give your child the opportunity to be in the place where they can be in an environment infused with the love of Judaism....
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Expecting the Unexpected
December 20, 2023
Jane Wilf Centennial Chair
The silver lining during an epic crisis like this is that it reveals what we are truly made of... and what we can accomplish and together....
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Actions Speak Louder Than Words
September 20, 2023
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
The answer to hate is more good deeds. More teaching, more community building, more showing up....
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Inclusion Benefits Us All
September 13, 2023
Rebecca Wanatick, Ed.M. Director, Disability Inclusion & Belonging
Inclusion is what we do to make others feel like they are a part of community. Belonging is how someone feels when things are done well....
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An Epic American Success Story
September 6, 2023
Jane Wilf Centennial Chair
The direction the story takes over the next 100 years is up to each of us. It’s truly something to be proud of and a reason to celebrate!...
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Providing Coffee, Bagels, and the Table to Gather Around
August 29, 2023
Marian Marlowe Director of Local Partnerships
Federation is the organization that provides the table around which partners come together to think broadly about community needs....
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500 People, One Community, Once-in-a-Century Experience
July 12, 2023
What an incredible week it was! Five hundred people – representing all aspects of our diverse community – sharing a journey of learning, of discovery...
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No Substitute for Human Interaction
June 28, 2023
Linda Scherzer JCRC Director
We know that programming alone won't defeat hate, but there is no substitute for human interaction to create understanding and friendship....
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The End of a Public Health Emergency
May 12, 2023
Rabbanit Jennifer Geretz Federation Chaplain and Manager of Chaplaincy Services
The Covid patient count has been hovering in the low single digits in the hospital where I am a chaplain... I imagine that soon there will be none....
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Dedicated to the Well Being of Our Young People
May 2, 2023
Rebecca Wanatick, Ed.M. Director, Disability Inclusion & Belonging
Be Well grant will help support the mental health and well-being of teens and young adults, their parents, and the professionals who engage with them....
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Good-bye and Todah Rabah to Our Security Superhero
April 26, 2023
Bob Wilson has left his mark in a deep and meaningful way. We will continue to feel his legacy every time we enter a Jewish community building....
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