Archive by category "Leadership"

Category: Leadership

 
Heading to Israel IRL
June 2, 2021
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
I’m going back to Israel this weekend -- for real. These past few weeks I’ve been immersed from afar in the fighting. Speaking with friends and...
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April 14, 2021
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
The transition is always hard for me – the transition each year from mourning to celebration. From commemorating fallen soldiers and civilians on Yom ...
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A Testimony to the Power of Collaboration
March 26, 2021
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
The other day I ordered a car windshield breaker on Amazon – a simple and handy tool that can break the glass in your car in an emergency. And when it...
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Acts of Kindness – Both Random and Intentional
February 17, 2021
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
Today is Random Acts of Kindness Day. I can’t imagine a time when acts of kindness have felt more needed, with so many of us feeling isolated, lonely...
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Empty Gestures
April 1, 2020
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
I’ve heard a lot of talk these past few weeks about “empty” social media gestures. It’s true that showing solidarity by applauding healthcare workers ...
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Federations Do Not Close
March 18, 2020
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
The other day I walked out of our Federation building deeply depressed. I know that closing the building was the right thing. I know that it’s...
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Increasing in Matters of Holiness
December 23, 2019
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
There’s a fascinating debate in the Talmud, in Tractate Shabbat, between the House of Hillel and the House of Shammai. The question that they’re...
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Our Family Is Under Fire
November 13, 2019
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
As you are probably aware, there has been a major flare-up in violence between Israel and Gaza in the last couple of days. Here are the major points, ...
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Despite Election Results, Our Work Will Continue
September 16, 2019
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
I spoke last week at the JCC MetroWest about Israel, the upcoming elections tomorrow, Israeli society, and what to expect in the coming week and weeks...
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A Visit Is Worth a Million Words!
September 5, 2019
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
I’ve said it in these pages many times – there’s nothing, and I mean literally nothing like taking a Federation mission to experience the passion and ...
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