Leadership Corner

JFGI Leadership shares its thoughts about a range of topics from Jewish camping to our Jewish community to Israel and more.

A Message from the Co-Interim Executive Directors

This past spring, we took on the role of Co-Interim Executive Directors of the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis as the organization entered a transition phase with the top professional leadership position.
Our love for the Jewish community of Indianapolis is something we have shared…

President Leslie Rubin’s Welcome Message

Hello Everyone! I hope you and your family are well.
As I began writing this piece, I wanted to convey to our community that all is well and that we are entering a new steady state having emerged from the worst of the pandemic. While the exuberance for reopening the economy is evident so too…

President Beth Klapper’s Farewell Message

It has been my honor and pleasure to serve as the President of the Board of Directors for our Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis these last two years. When reflecting on my tenure, and the range of experiences this position has brought to me personally and the community, I was overcom…

Springing into Our Community Through Our Jewish Values

Right now, the trees are beginning to blossom, early flowers are pushing through the earth and the weather will soon get warmer. Spring is often described as a time of rebirth, renewal and awakening. For the Federation, the meaning of Spring is much of the same. Our Jewish Federation values:…

Moving Forward in 2021

Welcome to 2021! We hope the new year brings us all closer to the end of this pandemic. It is also a new beginning for the Jewish Federation as we continue MOVING FORWARD with the work we do for our Jewish community both here at home and around the world.
A few weeks ago, you received our ne…