The Corridor

A blog by Dov Ben-Shimon, Federation CEO


I started my diner series the other week. So far, so good. I’ve been to several decent diners, had some good eggs and toast, and some amazing conversations.

Compassionate One

I’m so proud – and so grateful – that our federation Board last night decided unanimously to send $20,000 to the French Jewish community to show our support in this critical time.

The best joke I heard all week*

An old Jewish man in Soviet Russia was stopped on the street and questioned by KGB agents.


If you donated money this last summer for the Israel Emergency Campaign – this update is for you.

Dewey defeats Truman

It was Shimon Peres, then-Prime Minister, who said in 1996 that “Israelis tell the truth to pollsters and then lie in the election booth.”