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  • Op-Ed: The ‘four C’s’ in appraising the community’s approach to the disabled

    Just as the diamond industry has its four C’s in appraising and purchasing diamonds, the CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington offers his four C’s in appraising the Jewish community’s collective approach to its hidden jewels who are disabled.

  • Op-Ed: Unity is vital for harmony in Beit Shemesh, all of Israel

    With the friction in Beit Shemesh between some haredi Orthodox and others, the CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington — a community that has been partners with Beit Shemesh for many years — tells of “the other Beit Shemesh” and the need for Jewish unity to create a more harmonious city and Israel.