Category Archive for: Guest Posts

St. Louis Cemetery Vandalism Response

by jcpa

  • Posted on March 10, 2017

BY MAHARAT RORI RICKER NEISS, Executive Director of the St. Louis JCRC As it seems that cemetery vandalism is becoming more of our new normal, I wanted to take a few moments to share with you some of what we did in St. Louis and some of the key lessons I learned.  General Reflections/Important Information Everyone…

Let’s move forward together

by jgilad

  • Posted on May 24, 2016

By Matthew Keller, Pittsburgh     From Krakow to Israel and then to snowy, sleeting Cleveland; it has been quite a journey for the Frank Fellows, a group of 8 young leaders from around the US. Who would have thought that the weather in Cleveland in May would be on par with Poland in January?…

The thoughtfulness of JCPA2016

by jgilad

  • Posted on May 24, 2016

  By Jamie Ratner, Indianapolis Having been involved with my local JCRC for over four years, I was honored to be part of the Lois & Larry Frank Fellowship Program through JCPA this year. The fellowship started in January and ended at JCPA2016, JCPA’s annual meeting.  Though engaged at the local level, I had little…

Frank Fellows Reflection

by Administrator

  • Posted on February 2, 2016

By Deborah Price On January 25, 2016, I curled up on my couch in my downtown St. Louis loft and flipped open my laptop to skim the news.  A story in the Times of Israel entitled “Israeli Man Fights off Palestinian Stabbers with a Supermarket Cart” caught my eye.  It featured an Israeli man named…