Community News

State Rep. Schlossberg to Share Social Media Wisdom with LVJP

By Laura Rigge
HAKOL Editor

In a world of social media-fueled scandals, state Rep. Mike Schlossberg had no shortage of material for his new book “Tweets and Consequnces: 60 Social Media Disasters in Politics and How You Can Avert a Career-Ending Mistake.” Schlossberg is bringing his soc…

KI Participates in Chili Cook-off for a Good Cause

By Matan Peled
Director of Youth Engagement
Congregation Keneseth Israel

On March 14, Congregation Keneseth Israel and our youth group, KITY, were part of a great interfaith community effort. The Barn, a wonderful non-profit organization that cares about the needs of the wider interfaith co…

Jane Weitzman Will Walk the Talk at Women's Division Spring Event

By Laura Rigge
HAKOL Editor

Jane Weitzman understands the value of a good shoe. “They can make an outfit. You can wear a plain black dress and change the shoes and the whole look is different.” 

It’s not surprising that Weitzman knows her shoes: for decades, she was the executive vi…

Daroff to share domestic policy agenda at Men’s Night Out

By Stephanie Smartschan
JFLV Director of Marketing

Protecting Medicaid and Medicare, safeguarding the Jewish community from terrorism and advocating on behalf of individuals with disabilities are just a few of the priorities for William Daroff and the Jewish Federations’ Washington Of…

This is Their Life: Yom HaShoah Speaker to Share Parents' Story

By Shari Spark
Holocaust Resource Center Coordinator

Seventy years ago, World War II ended, and the few Jewish survivors of Hitler’s terrible experiment went forward to begin lives anew. From camps, hiding places, underground places – wherever they had been, these survivors took on the …