Keeping our Community Connected

Weekly messages from Jason Moss, our Executive Director.

December 20, 2022

As a Jewish professional, there are rare moments when my personal and professional life comes together. This past week was one of those times. While we have seen an unbelievable increase of antisemitic incidents (including another round of hate-filled flyers being found in Upland in the last…

December 13, 2022

Never in my professional career have I dealt with or seen the amount of coverage surrounding antisemitism more than I have in the last several months. From the national reports on trends we are seeing to the very public displays of antisemitism and hatred, hatred has never been at the forefr…

December 6, 2022

As you may know, last week, I wrote an Op-ed on antisemitism. I was delighted that not only was it picked up by a few local media outlets, but many of you also shared with me how much you appreciated and liked it. My goal for writing the piece was to provide a local perspective on how this i…

November 29, 2022

In 2012, a group of people had a simple idea - let’s create a day encouraging people to do good. And with this, #GivingTuesday was established, and today marks the 10th anniversary of this desire to have a specific day set aside to support organizations that do incredible work in and for l…

November 22, 2022

Last Friday was a busy one for me. My day started representing the Jewish community at Monrovia’s 56th  Annual Community Prayer Breakfast. This annual event brings together not only faith leaders from across the city, along with local elected officials, but also community members as well.…