From Leslie's Laptop

a blog by Leslie Dannin Rosenthal, President

Making Jewish Life Better, Stronger, and Safer

It’s fairly easy to make me feel guilty — after all, I’m Jewish. But I’ve really been feeling guilty about not writing my blog over the last couple of months. One of the great privileges of writing this blog, and why I’ve missed writing it, is the opportunity to share with…

Please Join Me for the Telephone Town Hall Briefing on “Chaos in the Middle

I might be calling you in the next few days. Well, you'll be hearing my voice, inviting you to participate in our second Telephone Town Hall, happening on Monday, October 28, from 7:30-8:30 p.m. You will have the opportunity to hear from Andrew Tabler of The Washington Institute, who is an e…

Helping Others Helps Us

I hope you are enjoying the last sweet days of summer. I have been on the road and in the air most of the summer, to places near and far. Last week, near and far came together. 

I went down to Union Beach to check in on the Bonim B’yachad project, where a group of Israelis and Americans …

Can you tell the difference between these JCC camps?

When you were a kid, did you ever play that game with two pictures, side by side, where you were supposed to spot the differences? Well, I have more than just two pictures for you, but a different game to play. Below are five pictures, all from this summer. I’m not asking you to spot the d…

A Snapshot of What You Make Possible

The Jewish calendar is alive and thriving here in Greater MetroWest. This past Monday night saw the Rachel Coalition honoring Thelma and Richard Florin at the Paper Mill Playhouse, Jewish Community Housing Corporation’s Annual Meeting, and a Jewish National Fund event. 

 

No, I didn’t…