On My Mind

Iran in Syria today as hazardous as were Soviet missiles in Cuba

 What Winston Churchill said about Russia—it’s a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma –...

3/1/2018 3:04:41 PM

How to say game changer in Hebrew: Transforming the landscape for Hebrew literacy in our schools

 For the first time in our state, and only the fourth time in the country, two local middle...

3/1/2018 2:24:52 PM

When the rear view mirror steers us toward innovation

If everything is innovative, then nothing is. And too often phrases du jour are deployed as...

11/29/2017 2:50:54 PM

Las Vegas lesson? End political toxicity

"The political toxicity polluting our nation is eroding the foundations of trust and decency that...

11/22/2017 12:09:52 PM

The best kept secrets

Executive vice president Jay Tcath lists JUF's best-kept secrets.

10/26/2017 12:57:44 PM

The next BDS battlefield

The good news is that the proverbial tip of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions iceberg is...

9/11/2017 3:34:07 PM

Experiencing the High Holiday highs and lows

Spending time with family during the holidays is a heartwarming tradition. It can also be a...

9/8/2017 3:02:35 PM


It reminds me what I already know--that the Jewish people are not just a religion, we are a nation.

9/6/2017 10:21:58 AM

The call of time

Remember, this is the time. Remember, this is the call.

9/6/2017 10:09:49 AM

We’ve gone fishin,’ but our tzedekah is hard at work

Thankfully, for what needs to be done for our community today, and the plans that need to be made...

8/3/2017 3:03:48 PM

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