The Corridor

A blog by Dov Ben-Shimon, Federation CEO

The Counter-culture

There was a point yesterday, during Super Sunday, in which I took a step back. Hundreds of callers were making hundreds and hundreds of calls.

A Week of Content

It’s going to be a busy few days. Not too late to come on Super Sunday to either Whippany or Scotch Plains. If you’re looking for an inspiring day of Jewish community, action and philanthropy….this would be a great place to start.

Super Sunday

These past three months I’ve been privileged to see the strengths and challenges of our community from my perspective as the CEO of our Jewish Federation. And I’ve learned three things.

Look Me in the Eyes

When I worked at the Joint, I met lots of Ethiopian-Israeli kids. Many of them were brought up in a traditional environment. So when they were drafted into the army things got really difficult.


Yesterday was the most difficult – and most moving – day of my federation career so far.