By Marci Mayer Eisen and Emily Bornstein What might the impact be if every local Jewish community had a professional association to bring together professionals in order to create a stronger sense of shared community? It’s clear from national conversations and numerous articles here on the pages of eJewishPhilanthropy that there has been a shift away from “Jewish communal work” or even “Jewish Nonprofit work” as a long-term career path. Some … [Read more...] about Local JPro group Enhances Careers, Collaborations and Relationships
JPRO Network/ formerly Jewish Communal Service Association of NA
JPRO Network has named Ilana Aisen as its new Executive Director. Ilana served most recently as Director of Experiential Education at UJA Federation of Greater Toronto. Ilana succeeds Brenda Gevertz, who stepped down as JPRO executive after nearly 14 years of distinguished service. JPRO Network (formerly the Jewish Communal Service Association) connects, educates, inspires and empowers professionals working in the Jewish communal … [Read more...] about JPRO Network Names new Executive Director
By Daniel Allen, Alan Engel, Lou Solomon and Peter Wells Les Wexner, Chairman and CEO of L Brands Corporation, emphasized during his presentation to the JPRO Network Conference earlier this year that a key element for his Jewish philanthropic success was the volunteer-professional relationship. As a volunteer, he learned or refined his appreciation of community, shared values and working for the common good from seasoned Jewish … [Read more...] about Jewish Communal Work: A Profession, or Just a “Job”
Jewish community professionals from 20 states, Canada and Israel convened in Columbus, Ohio, for the 2016 JPRO Network Conference, “ Soaring to Success: Creating Our Professional Field of Dreams.” At this 117th gathering, 360 colleagues participated in five plenaries and selected from more than two dozen professional development workshops ranging from topics such as Social Media Skills with expert Tweeter William Daroff to Managing Difficult … [Read more...] about Hundreds of Jewish Community Professionals Gather to Celebrate Their Field
Tell us about your Best Day @ Work Promote your work and organization. Take 20 seconds to record a video JPRO Network App available using iPhone, Droid or go to jpro.propelitapp.com Your entry qualifies YOU for a $50 gift card raffle. Every Jewish community professional can make a video. Select recordings will be compiled into a final video and displayed at the 2016 JPRO Annual Conference. Conference attendance is not required. … [Read more...] about Join JPRO’s video campaign today!