The Corridor

A blog by Dov Ben-Shimon, Federation CEO


It’s been almost a year since pro-Russian separatists began battling Ukrainian forces in the eastern part of the country. Over 5,000 civilians have died and 12,000 others have been wounded. Thousands of Jews have been swept up in the political and military conflict.

Super Sunday

We have a little bit of time before the next Super Sunday comes to us. But you should hold the date of November 22nd anyway.

Number Crunching

I had a fascinating meeting with our auditors the other day. Like many other non-profits we have an annual audit process, which helps us maintain our professionalism and budget standards.

Guatemalan Basket-weavers

I have nothing against Guatemalan basket-weavers. I’m sure they’re all lovely people. And I like hearing about Bar and Bat Mitzvah kids who create tzedakah* projects to support them.