by Dan Herman This past weekend, two articles appeared in Haaretz that should have come as no surprise to those working in Israel engagement. In one, Chemi Shalev discusses the ever-growing gap, at risk of reaching crisis proportions, between staunchly left-wing American Jews … [Read more...] about Birthright Needs to Show Everything
Archives for May 2014
Move Over - Making Room for the New Executive While Not Kicking the Sitting CEO Out of Her Seat: Dealing with Executive Transitions Sometimes people with the best intentions do not know when it is time to move on. Many chief executive officers often have a particularly hard … [Read more...] about Making Room for the New Exec
At the end of March, about 45 scholars, educators, and Jewish community policy-makers gathered at Brandeis to critically examine the ways that the concept of “Jewish identity” is used and sometimes abused in discussions of Jewish education. The podcast is now ava … [Read more...] about Rethinking Jewish Identity and Jewish Education: The Podcast
From Beit Avi Chai, a selfie celebration of Jerusalem especially for Yom Yerushalayim - Jerusalem Day. … [Read more...] about Beit Avi Chai Celebrates Jerusalem
Strategic Planning or Strategic Thinking? Thoughts for Nonprofits in an Ever-Changing Environment by David B. Marcu The well-known French expression attributed to Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr, “plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose” is often translated “the more things cha … [Read more...] about Strategic Planning or Strategic Thinking?