By Joseph Reimer What is Jewish leadership? And if it’s a thing, can you learn it? At the Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program’s recent orientation for new students, I was asked to imagine that a prospective applicant to Hornstein came to see me and asked these questions: “I am already working in the Jewish community. Why wouldn’t I continue working my way up the ranks? Or if I need to boost my skills or knowledge, why … [Read more...] about Jewish Leadership at Hornstein
The Executive Program in Social Impact Strategy is an eight-month online and in-person certificate program designed by the University of Pennsylvania for busy professionals who seek tools, skills, and collaborators to help their work improving the world. Applications submitted by Oct. 15 receive a 10% tuition discount. Learn more at http://socialimpactstrategy.org/exec. … [Read more...] about Applications Open: UPenn 2018 Executive Program in Social Impact Strategy
The nonprofit world is always evolving, and organizations need to have strong partnerships with their boards to future-proof themselves. The Board Member Institute for Jewish Nonprofits was created by the Jack and Goldie Wolfe Miller Fund, Marom Group and Kellogg Executive Education’s Center for Nonprofit Management based on an in-depth analysis of the U.S. nonprofit sector. In this program, current and prospective board members for Jewish … [Read more...] about The Nonprofit World Is Changing. Your Board Should Be Ready.
By Steven Windmueller, Ph.D. At the second cohort gathering of CEO Onboarding-Leading Edge, I had occasion to address this extraordinary group of some 15 newly appointed Jewish professionals. Coming to the Jewish community from an array of diverse backgrounds, they shared concerns that sparked not only a thoughtful dialogue but reminded me that these individuals, better than most, will be confronting on a daily basis the demographic, policy … [Read more...] about A Conversation with Jewish Professionals: Insights on the Jewish Future
By Dr. Evie Rotstein Each year the challenge seems to grow. Jewish educators are frantically searching for qualified teachers to fill open positions in their religious schools. Research for many years has indicated that there is a shortage of well-trained teachers in Jewish settings, exacerbated by the challenge of retaining strong teachers for these part-time positions. (Westheimer, 2007). This past summer, though, the problem was … [Read more...] about Where have all the Teachers Gone? A Collaborative Community Response