The Corridor

A blog by Dov Ben-Shimon, Federation CEO

Do things you can be proud of*

There are Campaigns… and there are Campaigns. But I’ve never seen a fundraising Campaign like this.

Our JCCs – standing up for something

Living in the most free and open society in history, we face a daily barrage of options and choices. Do we connect or do we withdraw? Our JCCs remind us that we’re not a monolithic society and culture; that no one holds a monopoly on expressing Jewish identity and community.

Each one of us has a name

This week, at our Women’s Philanthropy Annual Meeting, we recognized the awe-inspiring work that our Women’s leadership takes on and the power of what all these amazing women have achieved. And it was my special privilege to honor my colleague, Sarabeth Margolis Wizen, who will be…

It is not the Mountain we conquer*

The Liberty Bell – a symbol of freedom in our country – is also a compelling reminder that our world is imperfect and it is our job to continually strive to repair it, tikkun olam.

Plus ca change, plus ca meme chose

Like many in our community, I’ve been watching the French elections with fascination. I’m reading everything I can about the candidates and the election climate, the spillover into the rest of Europe, and more.