Leadership Updates

Sharing the Latest from on the Ground: A Message from Shari Merrill

Sharing the Latest from on the Ground: A Message from Shari Merrill

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I am proud to share the latest from our Federation Rabbinic Mission to Israel, which concludes today following a whirlwind 57 hours on the ground.

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Federation’s Rabbinic Mission to Israel: A Message from Zach Briton

Federation’s Rabbinic Mission to Israel: A Message from Zach Briton

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I am proud to share with you that last night, our CEO, Gil Preuss, and a cohort of rabbis and spiritual leaders from congregations across Greater Washington embarked on a

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Responding to Needs in Israel

Responding to Needs in Israel

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As the region begins to recover from the most dramatic escalation of violence in more than a decade, The Jewish Federation remains committed to helping those struggling in its wake.

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Responding to the Crisis in Israel

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As the unprecedented, sustained attacks by Hamas continue on Israeli citizens, Federation unequivocally supports Israel’s right to defend itself. We are working closely with our global partners to ensure that

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Looking Back… and Forward: Reflecting on our COVID-19 Response

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Spring’s arrival in Washington brings with it the promise of brighter days ahead. A sense of excitement now pervades most of my conversations, and I look forward to spending time

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Pursuing Vibrant Jewish Life Post-Pandemic: March 2021

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Since well before the start of the pandemic, Federation has worked to connect people and organizations to build a Jewish community greater than the sum of its parts. Below, you

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Resilient Jewish Communal Organizations: February 2021

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With gratitude for your leadership, support, and partnership, I am pleased to share the update below on Federation’s recent work—efforts I hope you will feel proud to have helped make Read more

Finding Innovating Ways to Move our Community Forward: January 2021

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Friends, I continue to reflect on the learnings and insight from 2020 that I have brought with me into this new year. Among them is that from isolation came a Read more

Meeting Individual Needs: November 2020

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Friends, I am writing to share an update on our most recent work at Federation, which I preface with deep gratitude to you for making possible. And, this Veterans Day,

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Ongoing Response to COVID-19 Pandemic: October 2020

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Friends, Shanah Tovah. I hope your High Holiday celebrations have been as sweet and meaningful as possible during this unusual season. I write to you today with a brief update

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