Applications are still being accepted for Clal’s Clergy Leadership Incubator program (CLI). CLI is a two-year program to support and encourage early career congregational rabbis (years 2 to 10) in the areas of innovative thinking, change management and institutional t … [Read more...] about Applications Still Open: Clal’s Clergy Leadership Incubator Program
Archives for April 2015
After a day on the ground in Nepal, JDC's veteran disaster response expert and emergency field medic Mike Attinson said he's struck by the devastation in the city. "The damage in Kathmandu is visible - to temples, to the tourist areas. The cultural heritage has been … [Read more...] about JDC: Emergency Team In Kathmandu; and Preparing Aid Shipment in NY
Satellite phones provided by Chabad were key to locating the missing By Faygie Levy When Chabad of Nepal got word that about 50 Israelis were stuck in the several remote villages with no food, electricity or water, they sprang into action to try and reach them. A … [Read more...] about Rabbi Borrows a Chopper and Rescues Stranded in Nepal
By Rabbi Joshua Rabin and Catherine Bell In 2002, an essay appeared in David Shneer and Caryn Aviv’s book Queer Jews entitled “In the Aron Kodesh,” an anonymous piece by a gay rabbinical student at the Jewish Theological Seminary. The essay described his silent struggle with wa … [Read more...] about Shaping Intentionally Inviting Communities: LGBTQ Inclusion in Conservative Synagogues
Organizations in the process of engaging new management or supervisory staff members often face a dilemma as whether to promote from within the organization or to bring in someone new from the outside. This is not a simple issue. It depends not only on whether there are capable … [Read more...] about Promoting from Within or Hiring from Outside: What is Best for the Nonprofit?