Keeping our Community Connected

Weekly messages from Jason Moss, our Executive Director.

January 31, 2023

A few weeks ago, the Jewish community marked the first anniversary of the hostage situation that occurred at the synagogue in Colleyville, TX. This occasion was marked with articles and talks about what faith-based organizations learned from this and how they have applied these lessons to th…

January 17, 2023

Last week, I was contacted by the editor of the Claremont Courier to get a quote about the recent Jew-blaming flyers that had hit Claremont driveways over that weekend. Sadly, as I explained, as horrible and despicable as the flyer was, it was not illegal because Jewish driveways were not …

January 10, 2023

This past Sunday, the Jewish Federation held its 28th Annual Meeting. During the event, we not only awarded two scholarships and celebrated our 2022 Volunteer of the Year (Joanne Karr), but we also had the opportunity to hear from Josh Rawitch (President of the National Baseball Hall of Fame…

January 3, 2023

I want to begin this week’s column by wishing everyone a very Happy New Year. I hope that the start of 2023 has gotten off to a great start.

As I enjoyed New Year’s Eve, surrounded by family and friends, I realized that while many other people make New Year’s resolutions, I tend not t…

December 27, 2022

It is hard to believe that it has already been a year since the first set of flyers, attributing everything from the COVID response and immigration to Disney’s “child grooming” and more to Jews, hit our communities’ driveways. Unfortunately, it seems like it has become a regular occu…