The Corridor

A blog by Dov Ben-Shimon, Federation CEO

We Are the Someone Else.

Who would have thought we’d get to this? For the first time in Europe for decades, we’re looking at Jewish refugees.

"White Noise"

As you walk along the corridors of the treatment area, you see these little white pods in front of each room. They’re white noise machines.

Renewal and Repair

Once again, it was 9/11. Our Federation’s professional staff gathered to remember and reflect.

The Secret

Yesterday was my best day so far as Federation CEO.



One of the most interesting aspects of Federation work is the tension between “money” and “outreach.” How much are we meant to solicit for the amazing causes we run and support? How much are we meant to say “it’s not (just) about the money. It’s about building communi…