Alexis Hauk

November 9, 2018

Feeling at Home, Far From Home

My experience as a Shinshin (young Israeli emissary) in Atlanta for the past two months can be expressed through the song by the Israeli band, Hatikva 6.  The song begins with a guy saying, "Here I am. I came to the world to give the time. Hello everyone, I'm ready!" He asks himself, "What is my purpose in this world?" It brings me back to the day I boarded a plane to Atlanta with seven other Shinshinim and went on the journey of a lifetime.
November 9, 2018

Five Months in, elementATL is Positively Thriving

Since its grand opening in June, our collaborative Innovation space on the Beltline, elementATL, has racked up some impressive stats: […]
November 6, 2018

Get On the Bus

It wasn’t until Dr. Ron Eichel moved to Atlanta and immersed himself within the city’s compassionate and welcoming Jewish community that he began to fully live out a regular practice of tzedakah (giving back). “I didn’t come from a background of philanthropy and was drawn in by close friends to become involved,” he said. “I felt that the Jewish community was such a big part of my success professionally that I wanted to give back as much as possible.”
October 28, 2018

JFGA CEO Eric Robbins Statement: United We Stand

10/28/18 Earlier today we expressed our deep distress and sadness over the horrific shooting this morning at Tree of Life […]
October 19, 2018

Jewish Federation Innovation Advisor Dinner

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