By David Cygielman The Jewish community has made a big bet. In the past five years, we have seen a huge surge in the investment of fellowships and convenings designed to train and support leaders. Talent development is core to building a strong Jewish community, so logically, this is a good communal strategy. The concept of bringing people together to meet one another, learn together and develop new ideas that can bring the Jewish community … [Read more...] about Investing in Leaders
Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership in partnership with Northwestern University offers the Certificate in Jewish Leadership, a program proven to enhance the abilities of Jewish leaders. Together with a cohort of experienced colleagues serving Jewish communities worldwide, participants learn to strengthen their own leadership styles, manage change, and inspire excellence. They learn to communicate and collaborate within and … [Read more...] about Applications Open for Spertus / Northwestern Certificate in Jewish Leadership
Do you know superb professionals working in the New York nonprofit sector who are ready to step up and make an impact on the Jewish community? UJA-Federation of New York welcomes nominations for the 2019 cohort of The Ruskay Institute for Jewish Professional Leadership. Ruskay Fellows are rising stars who work in nonprofits serving the Jewish community in New York City, Long Island or Westchester. Eligible candidates must have between 4-9 years … [Read more...] about Nominations Open: Ruskay Institute for Jewish Professional Leadership
By Emily Winograd Vulnerability. Honesty. Risk-Taking. If you’re like many of us, these words more likely describe your improv class than the last professional conference you attended. With a full agenda of speakers, breakouts, and networking, professional gatherings often hit the mark on delivering high-quality, dynamic content, but don’t always create the space to wrestle with challenging questions or to explore new directions for a … [Read more...] about The Art of Risk-Taking: 3 Things We Learned at this Year’s Collaboratory
By Erik Ludwig
The purpose of this memo is to frame a conversation about the contemporary context of Jewish nonprofit organizations and the increased importance of a Jewish nonprofit leadership pipeline to develop professionals with the core competencies to lead Jewish life into the next century.
Jewish American philanthropy can largely be understood within the larger trends of the American nonprofit sector and philanthropy. … [Read more...] about WHO’S GOT NEXT:
Understanding the Need for a Jewish Nonprofit Leadership Pipeline