If not now, when? And if not us, who? At Leichtag Foundation, these questions from our Jewish texts have long driven and compelled us. We aim to act with urgency in response to pressing needs in the communities we support. We try never to sacrifice progress for the perfect. Sometimes this means experimenting with many […]
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Dear Friends, How do we demonstrate our concern and care for others while we are responsibly staying physically apart? It’s a question we’re grappling with at the Leichtag Foundation, and we’ve heard many of you are, too. Events at Leichtag Commons and most partner organizations have been canceled. We are socially distancing and working remotely. […]
Michelle and Floretta greet us with warm smiles and hugs for Shabbat at their Mexico City Moishe House. Located in Condesa, a stylish neighborhood with chic bistros and galleries, the house is contemporary yet cozy with muted color walls, soft lighting, flowers, and plush couches and chairs. Clearly much thought has gone into creating this […]
Every night, Jewish Family Service of San Diego (JFS) operates a Safe Parking Program in three locations in San Diego for unsheltered San Diegans living out of their vehicles, many of whom are experiencing homelessness for the first time. As these individuals and families work to lift themselves up out of a difficult situation, many […]
Happy birthday Israel! To celebrate, we announced an exciting new tenant at the Commons: the Israeli Agtech Innovation Center, a consortium of five innovative Israeli agricultural start-ups specializing in horticulture and post-harvest technology. The consortium works in partnership with the Israeli Ministry of Economy and Industry. We’re so proud to welcome the Center to a […]
We are devastated by the loss of life and suffering inflicted by the shooting at Chabad of Poway in our community. We mourn with the victims and their loved ones, with our friends at the shul who witnessed this terrible act and with our community. In the words of our Sages, may the family, friends […]