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Memories, And A Mandate: A Message From Our President & CEO

Memories, and a mandate…

I was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks last Shabbat. What a tremendous loss to the world as he was a giant of an intellect, prolific writer, profound scholar, teacher and orator. He was Britain’s former Chief Rabbi of the Unite…

Bitachon, Trust In G-d: A Message From Our President & CEO

Bitachon… Trust…

With so many challenging things happening in the world and bad things happening to good people, it’s not unusual that questions arise as to our trust in G-d. Some may even wonder if G-d really has our best interests at heart. That’s where bitachon comes in. Bitachon…

Jewish Federation, The J Begin New Jewish Experiences Collaboration

Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City and The J — Jewish Community Center are starting a new partnership that will expand the Jewish Experiences programming available to the community, bringing more opportunities for Jewish learning and engagement. 

“This is a new and exciting ventu…

Annual Gathering of North American Federation Leadership Goes Virtual

For the first time ever, Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) will present its annual General Assembly virtually. The reimagined Federation gathering, presented exclusively online this year, begins Sunday, Oct. 25, and concludes Tuesday, Oct. 27.

Another first: The event is free to al…

Created In The Divine Image: A Message From Our President & CEO

Diversity…..Equity…..Inclusion……..Being Created in the Divine Image

I was so moved in the past week to listen in on two programs we offered – one to our Community Leadership Forum (Chairs and Chairs-elect of agencies and synagogues) and one to our members of the Ben Gurion Society…