Nearly One Year Ago… The Jewish community suffered the most brutal anti-Semitic attack in the history of the United States when a gunman opened fire at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, taking the lives of 11 innocent people from three congregations: Dor Hadash, New Light and Tree of Life – Or L’Simcha, all…Read More »An Important Announcement to Our Community
We wanted to share the news that Scott Kaufman has announced that he will be stepping away from his day to day role as CEO of the Jewish Federation in order to focus his efforts on leading a number of innovative and collaborative projects aimed at strengthening Jewish communities. Scott began his involvement as a…Read More »Community Briefing: A Security Update
Last week we observed Yom HaShoah, a remembrance of the six million Jews murdered in the Holocaust. Sadly, the admonition to ‘never forget’ is unnecessary in a world where hatred and violence directed towards the Jewish people remains commonplace. The assaults on the Chabad of Poway Synagogue in San Diego and the Tree of Life…Read More »San Diego: We Say Enough.
Yesterday, on the last day of the sacred Holiday of Passover, our Jewish family endured another tragedy. To all the hatred that manifests in our world, and to the terror and violence we have endured as a people, we say dayenu. Enough. Community Briefing: An Arrest in Ohio
As you may likely hear, an Ohio man was arrested this morning for planning an attack on a synagogue in Toledo. This individual was closely monitored by the FBI for months prior to his arrest and is believed to have been acting alone. We would like to extend our deepest gratitude to the FBI and…Read More »