This piece hits close to home. It makes us think about our own roots, family ties, and the struggle of starting anew. It’s a story that makes us stop and reflect on what it means to reshape our lives when everything familiar has been left behind. The experience of moving, adapting, and finding an identity echoes through our shared history from generation to generation.
Sophie Krentzman is the Director, Arts and Culture at Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP). She previously served as Senior Development Officer, Major Gifts at CJP. Sophie has also worked at Hillel International and Sitar Arts Center. Sophie is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Sophie is the first per...
What family stories do you carry with you?
Have you or your family ever moved from one culture to another? What was that experience like?
What actions could we take to welcome new members of our community/town/country?
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