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From Where I Sit...

Insights, community news, and updates from Jason Moss, our Executive Director

  • Jason Moss

    Executive Director of the Jewish Federation

Next year in person

Celebrating Passover & Crossing Over Into Freedom

As a child, I used to love celebrating Passover. Taking extra pieces of matzah with me to school so my friends could try it. Many of them liked the taste so much, they would ask me each day for another piece. I was always amazed at how they …

A Closer Look at Our Community

Counting can provide more information than just the numbers they indicate


I love when we can see similarities or symmetry between our heritage and our country’s laws. Yes, I am aware that many of the laws that are on the books originated from the Bible, so it is not that big of a deal. H…

New Horizons

Each year, thousands and thousands of people enter the new year, expecting something to change… something to make their lives better just because the calendar changes to a new year. Memberships to gyms skyrocket, diets are begun, and promises of quitting that “nasty habit” are made. Sa…

Illuminate the Soul

As a child, I used to dread when we turned our clocks back because it meant I had less time to play outside each day. Now, I enjoy the idea of the sun breaking over the horizon shortly after I wake up in the morning as I am now able to get more time seeing the stars at night.

 

I bring th…

It is important to remember that Character Counts

Each month, as I sit down to write my From Where I Sit column, I often struggle to figure out what I want to write about. One of the challenges is that since this JLife SGPV is a monthly magazine, I am not able to address “current events” in real-time. There are usually two to four w…