CEO Update

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 a…

Israel Food and Wine Mission Update

Blog 1 - 10/30/16

After a wonderful opening dinner we met with Professor Rueben Hazzan, head of the political science department of Hebrew University.

The main topic of discussion was the American election process. Hazzan compared our different political systems and pointed to areas of dy…

CEO November 2016 Update

We are the central resource development organization in the community …  and a whole lot more.

Sometimes when you volunteer for the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond you hear comments like: “All you guys do is ask for money.”  Yes, we do engage in fundraising as an essential m…

CEO October 2016 Update

Let us work to do more this year

The ten days starting with Rosh Hashanah and ending with Yom Kippur are called the Yamim Noraim or the Days of Awe. They are a time serious introspection. As this edition of The Reflector arrives in your homes, we will just be beginning this period.

In the …