from The Forward:
The Forward’s third annual survey of 76 national Jewish organizations paints a picture of communal stagnation in gender equality, as the number of women in leadership roles remains at the same low level, and the gap between male and female salaries has grown even larger.
Despite the dismal economy, half of the leaders in the survey received pay increases in their most recent annual reports, although that number was fewer than the 80% who enjoyed a pay hike the previous year. Nineteen men and one woman took pay cuts.
… In the sphere of women’s leadership and compensation, the Jewish world continues to lag dramatically behind the overall not-for-profit community.
… Officials at the Jewish Federations of North America revealed for the first time the salary of President and CEO Jerry Silverman, who was hired in 2009 and earned $625,000 last year. But his salary is not the highest in the federation world — that spot belongs to Stephen Hoffman, President of the Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland.