Tribute to Mark Goldstein

Vicki Wax

Stan and I traveled to Israel with Mark on seven Federation missions. My nickname for him was "Fearless Leader" and we continued to follow him from north to south and everywhere in the country. Of course he always knew where to find the best wine and most delicious pastries.

Everyone adore…

Rabbi Moshe Re'em, Temple Beth El

One of the recurring themes in Jewish prayer is that G-d is “Ozer Dalim,” “helper of the weak.” As human beings we aspire to model ourselves after that Divine characteristic. Far too often many of us fall short. Mark Goldstein did not. He knew the extreme importance of being “Ozer …

Eva Levitt

Mark was a mentor and a very dear friend. I will miss him greatly.

Mark Scoblionko

I had the privilege of working with Mark for three years as the immediate past President of Federation. He allowed me to be the lay leader while, at the same time, coaching and tutoring me in what it meant to be a community leader.  The community has lost its true leader.  While we will mo…

Ross Born

In 2002, the Federation Board of Directors made a concerted effort to recruit an executive director that had the following qualities: impeccable character; committed to Jewish values; ability to nurture relationships – staff, colleagues, community; appreciation of the diversity within the …