A Message from Marc

Greetings from Israel

Dear Friends,

This week was Israel’s Yom HaZikaron (Memorial Day) and Yom Ha'atzmaut (Independence Day). I’ve had the incredible opportunity to spend the week in Israel with over 300 members of our Greater Boston community as part of our historic Spark experience.

I wanted to share wit…

Take action this Passover

Dear Friend,  

As we gather together around the Seder table for Passover, we are reminded that the journey from slavery to freedom is not ancient history.

As part of our story of resistance, this Passover we have a unique opportunity to take action. We are proud to join the Foundation…

B’Chol Dor V’Dor — In Every Generation

Dear Friends,

Jew hate in all its forms is rearing its ugly head in alarmingly high numbers.

Just yesterday, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) released its 2022 Audit of Antisemitic Incidents, which reported a dramatic increase in antisemitic incidents of all kinds, including vandalism and…

In This Together With Israel

I’ve just returned from a sobering visit to Israel. I traveled with 30 Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) colleagues for 24 hours of high-level meetings with partners, leaders, and government officials about the unfolding situation in Israel. Our goals were to listen and learn, sho…

 Living Our Lives at Eye Level

Dear Friends,     

On the holiday of Purim, we read the Book of Esther and learn the story of how the courageous Esther entered the palace of King Achashverosh and saved the Jewish People from destruction. This is a profound literary work riddled with satire of a society and its leaders,…