Category: Federation News


Oct 2020


Meet the New Executive Director: Bob Goldberg

Bob Goldberg will begin as the Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines’ new Executive Director soon. Continue reading to learn how Bob got to where he is today and his hopes for our community. This is the full version of the Q&A featured in the November/December 2020 Jewish Press. Please tell us about yourself I...

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Feb 2020


Behind the Scenes at Caspe by Bob Carpenter

Bob Carpenter gives his takeaway on the recent Behind the Scenes at Caspe Terrace event.

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Jan 2020


Obituary for Mark Finkelstein

The entire Federation board and staff along with the whole community are heartbroken with sad news, the loss of Mark Finkelstein, Director of Jewish Community Relations. Mark served the Jewish community in Des Moines, the State of Iowa, and Nationally.

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Oct 2018


Welcome To Our New Website!

We’re excited to introduce you to our new Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines website! Through the new website, we worked to create a valuable tool for our community, updating information about our programs and making resources easier for you to find and use.

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