Guest Blog

The Passover Seder—A Curated Conversation

By Justin Sakofs, Director of Empowerment for Families with School Age Children

A few years ago, I had the privilege of reading Jewish plays for a competition. In doing so, I learned a great deal about the layout of scripts: the differences between stage directions and dialogue, scene descr…

Talk Less, Do More

By Leslie Dannin Rosenthal

We are all connected. That’s why I went to Puerto Rico last week with seven other Greater MetroWest community leaders. Yes, it was going to be a whole lot warmer than in New Jersey. And yes, we were going to get to see Lin-Manuel Miranda in Hamilton. But we went…

Lion Experiences a Profound Sense of Pride

I had the opportunity to participate in the International Lion of Judah Conference in Hollywood, Florida this month and it was truly memorable.

The Value of Baseball

By Justin Sakofs, Director of Empowerment for Families with School Age Children

As I boy, I remember heading to sporting events with my father. There were times when we would go with other family members or friends, but the experiences that stick out in my mind are those hours I spent with …

This Is Us

Earlier this week, I traveled to Houston with other Federation professionals to see first-hand the unimaginable destruction to the Jewish community caused by Hurricane Harvey and the incredible impact our UJA Campaign dollars have had in providing relief.