CEO Monthly Update

CEO April 2017 Update

The Value Added of Federation

The Jewish Community Federation of Richmond is the central fundraising, community planning, leadership development, public affairs office and outreach arm of the Jewish Community.

 Through Federation, we act on the Jewish values of compassion, charity and…

CEO March 2017 Update

Spring is in the Air

We have not had much of a winter so far. 

In a few weeks it will be spring and spring in Virginia is a time of change.  The warmer weather makes us feel so alive!  The weather energizes us and spurs us forward.  The greening of the lawns, the vibrant colors of …

CEO February 2017 Update

Is it quiet at Federation lately?

When I see folks out on the “street,” sometimes I hear:  “Nice article last week.” Or, I’ll get a note back in the mail with some feedback on a column I wrote in the Reflector.

But, there’s never a dull moment at the Federation office. As …

CEO January 2017 Update

Care and compassion continues at 'new' Beth Sholom 

Recently, I had the privilege of touring the progress at the “new” Beth Sholom Healthcare Center with Mark Finkel, CEO of the Beth Sholom Lifecare Community and Beth Siegel-Stein, chairperson of the Board of Directors.  It’s the …

CEO December Update: We have Missions! Join us in 2017

It has been my pleasure to help plan missions to Israel, Poland and Ukraine over the past several years.

Some were worker training missions for volunteers, some were tied to our Partnership Community of Hadera, Israel, and some were designed to help first timers get acquainted with Israel…