UJA-Federation of New York's Wiener Center for Leadership and Learning is now accepting applications for their Institute for Jewish Executive Leadership. This prestigious program, offered in collaboration with Columbia University, is open to executive directors and CEOs of New York Jewish nonprofit organizations. For more information, visit: https://www.ujafedny.org/ijel/ Please note: You must be in UJA's catchment area to be eligible for … [Read more...] about Applications Open: UJA-NY Institute for Jewish Executive Leadership
By Yelena Kutikova A little over a year ago, I started my role at the Wiener Center for Leadership and Learning at UJA-Federation of New York as director of learning and development. I became a professional in the Jewish nonprofit sector after spending more than 10 years in corporate America working in human resources, with a specific focus on learning and development. I decided to switch gears and join the Jewish nonprofit sector to give back … [Read more...] about Learning is Not a Priority. Or is it?
By Maayan Hoffman eJewish Philanthropy Gidi Grinstein, president and founder of Reut Institute, describes Tikkun Olam Makers (TOM) as a “phenomenal, societal gift by the Jewish community to broader society.” In July, the majority of nearly 9,000 voters gave some big thumbs up to Grinstein’s assertion, selecting TOM as the winner of UJA Federation of New York’s “Shape Your Jewish New York” competition. As the winner, TOM receives a $250,000 … [Read more...] about Riding the Tiger: Tikkun Olam Makers to Shape Jewish NY with First-of-its-Kind, Permanent TOM Community
By Debra Brosan and Rebecca Missel Synagogue leaders often focus on the necessary, day-to-day work of running a nonprofit. Making sure the budget is balanced and the facilities are maintained can crowd out more strategic thinking. At the same time, setting a grand vision and formulating a plan to achieve it may lie beyond the capacity of most synagogue teams. Recognizing this reality, SYNERGY, a division of UJA-Federation of New York … [Read more...] about Coaching to Unlock Congregational Change
UJA-Federation of New York has announced the 2nd cohort of Ruskay Fellows. Fellows are rising leaders in the New York Jewish nonprofit sector, with 4 - 9 years of work experience, who are ready to make an impact on the Jewish community. The leadership training program will help these professionals sharpen their vision and gain essential leadership tools and strategies through intensive retreats, interactive workshops, personal leadership … [Read more...] about Meet the 2017-18 Ruskay Fellows