CEO Update

CEO August 2018 Update

6 Things


It is hard to believe that my family and I have been in Richmond for six months. The time has flown by, and I know there is still much to learn. I remain humbled and excited to be a member of the Richmond Jewish community and thought this might be a good time to reflect on six …

CEO July 2018 Update

What we do is who we are


Our Board of Directors recently came together for a full day of strategic thinking, learning and planning at Parkside Assisted Living on the campus of Beth Sholom Lifecare Community. It was our chance to bring our new leadership team together for the first time,…

CEO June 2018 Update

Hineni . .  .

Rabbi Tarfon wrote in Pirkei Avot, the Ethics of our Fathers,

It is not your responsibility to 

complete the task,

but neither are you free to desist from it.

Our Federation and community would simply not exist without strong, passionate individuals who lend their time a…

CEO May 2018 Update

Israel at 140

“Eretz Israel shall only be built by an industrious people, rich in substance and spirit, who come to her from afar after history has proven the essential need to create for itself a Homeland, equipped with the tools of modern science and technology and prepared at all cost…

CEO March 2018 Update

The Jewish Questions


They bombard us each day from so many different places. 

How can we insure this meets the needs of the community?

What connections can we build between Israel and Richmond?

What role do we play in leadership development and community planning?

Dad, why does Mor…