JFCA BOARD OF DIRECTOR 2017-18

 

TREASURER 

Alan Weil, Jr. 
 

PROGRAMS VICE PRESIDENT 

Harriette Dorosin 
 

SERVICES VICE PRESIDENT 

Kathryn Hess 
 

DIRECTORS 

Jonathan Bleiberg

Joy Blondheim 

David Cohen 

Phil Ensler

Nora Gorski

Ari Hagler

Jeff McKinney

Tina McManama

Charles Miller 

Lisa Newcomb 

Lew Nyman

Tara Sexton

Kenneth Shinbaum 

 

EX OFFICIO
Rabbi Scott Kramer 

 

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT 

Scott Harris
 

STAFF

Tzlil Bandy McDonald                        

A Message From Our Leadership

 

Decade after decade, Jews around the world have embraced the responsibility of caring for one another. Today, the Jewish Federation of Central Alabama (JFCA) is our community’s way of continuing this tradition. It is our communal response to both the everyday and the extraordinary needs of those in Central Alabama, Israel and more than 70 countries.

 

Here at the JFCA, we believe that compassion has no borders. Since 1930, we have worked together to ensure the continuity, connectivity and thriving future of our community. Federation is about the commitment of an entire community to repair the world, care for the vulnerable, strengthen Jewish life and ensure a Jewish future.  Jewish tradition defines this good deed as Tikkun Olam: putting our values into action to truly “repair the world.” We embrace the idea that a community is more than the sum of its parts, that the act of generosity—Tzedakah—transforms the giver as well as the receiver.

 

Over the past year, we have made great strides in developing the financial resources that will sustain our work. We are pleased to report that, in 2016, our community raised more than $242,000 for our 2016 Annual Campaign. We are following the tradition among Jews of responding to need by saying, "Hineni: I am here. I am ready to do what is asked of me."

 

Decade after decade, Jews around the world have embraced the responsibility of caring for one another.  Today, the Jewish Federation of Central Alabama (JFCA) is our community’s way of continuing this tradition. Our Annual Campaign is our communal response to both the everyday and the extraordinary needs of those in Central Alabama, Israel and in more than 70 countries across 5 continents.