The Conversation: J-Shore at Bayshore

Q&A with Mark Shapiro, executive director, Harry and Rose Samson Family JCC, Milwaukee, WI Interviewed by David Posner, Vice President, Mandel Center for Excellence David: You spoke about your new project, J-Shore at the Bayshore Town Center at the Executive Seminars in January. It created a lot of buzz, and I understand you just honored […]

The Conversation: Q&A With Hollie Arnold and Ali Helms

Breaking Down The Silos “We are the hosts and hostesses, and you are coming here for a gathering, and we want to roll out the best for our guests.” Hollie Arnold is the Membership Director, and Ali Helms is the Fitness Director, of the Jewish Community Alliance in Jacksonville, Fl. They spoke with us by […]

Parashat Bo (Exodus 10:1-13:16)

  “That very day the Lord freed the Israelites from the land of Egypt, troop by troop.” (Exodus 12:51) The plagues that God sends down on Egypt have been fodder for every Biblical commentator from Rashi (an acronym for Rabbi Shlomo Yitzchaki, the pre-eminent eleventh-century Jewish commentator) to Cecil B. Demille.  But while we lump them […]

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