Director's Blog

As we enter December

December is normally a crazy month. Traffic gets difficult because of Holiday shopping (and Office New Year parties). But this is 2020 - the Year of COVID, as it will surely be remember...

Holiday Shopping will happen this year mostly online, although we will see how traffic in the stores. …

What are YOU grateful for?

Thanksgiving is a special time. We all heard the story about the pilgrims almost starving, and how they were helped by the natives and at the end they all shared in a thanksgiving dinner... well, that's invented - the story, I mean. Traditionally, in every culture, there are celebrations for…

When difficult decisions are forced upon us

Jewish history is full of situations in which communities or individuals were forced to make difficult and painful decisions in order to continue their commitment to Jewish life and community.

There is the story of Rabbi Yohanan Ben Zakkai. When the siege of Jerusalem by the Romans was comi…

Polls are over... now what?

November 3rd came and went; as usual results take a while and in this particular case what we do know is too close to call. For months, we have been subjected to a polarizing aggressive climate. I don't know you, but I even feared picking up phone calls because of all the political solicitat…

We're going to the polls - what will you choose?

And the elections are upon us. Since talking politics these days is an invitation to a fight, like most people I stay away from questions like "Who are you voting for"?

This elections are taking the idea of polarizations and dirty fighting to completely new levels. But if we cannot discuss …