A Message from Marc

We Are One People

Shalom Chaverim,

Last night, I was surrounded by more than 4,000 people at the opening plenary of the national conference of the Israeli American Council (IAC). A relatively new organization, IAC is a phenomenon in the landscape and history of American Jewish life and the Jewish people. IAC…

The Blessing of Democracy

Shalom Chaverim,

I just returned from an intense and inspiring week in Israel with a small but mighty group of talented young professionals from our community.

In spite of the rockets from Gaza and the continued paralysis of Israel’s political process, we saw firsthand the vibrancy and d…

Life Lessons from RBG

Shalom Chaverim, 

Earlier this week, I attended CJP's annual Lion of Judah Luncheon, an opportunity to celebrate the generosity, dedication, and leadership of hundreds of women in our community. The people and the energy at the event were great, but what stood out most to me was the conten…

Of Two Places

Shalom Chaverim,

Last night I visited Beacon Gallery in Boston’s South End to tour Caron Tabb’s exhibit, “Of Two Places,” sponsored by JArts, the Jewish Arts Collaborative.

From the moment you walk through the door and find yourself under a chuppah (Jewish wedding canopy) made of p…

2Life and the Fast God Desires

Shalom Chaverim,

Last week, I had the privilege of sitting on a panel with two leaders in the field of philanthropy to discuss vision and strategy with the Board of Directors of 2Life Communities, formerly known as Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly. For more than 60 years, 2Life has …