By Walter Ruby Anyone who is worried about the demographic future of the Jewish people would do well to attend a Limmud FSU Conference. Back in 2010, when this reporter took part in a one day Limmud FSU Conference in Westhampton Beach, NY, there were some 500 attendees,the … [Read more...] about The DNA of Limmud FSU
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[The following article is offered as a partnership between eJP and Clal’s CLI program. The Clergy Leadership Incubator (CLI) is a two-year program to support and encourage early career congregational rabbis in the areas of innovative thinking, change management and institutional t … [Read more...] about Rev. John Steinbruck: Spiritual Role Model
By Barry Mael For several years now synagogue dues and membership models have been the focus of spirited discussion in the Jewish world. The question about dues speaks to the heart of the post-World War II North American Jewish model, since the system has become so ingrained … [Read more...] about What Does the Torah Say About Paying Dues?
When Israel was just born, when it was a fledgling state, it relied on the financial support of Diaspora communities. Today, Israel has a booming economy. It can, theoretically, "fend for itself." Why, then, should the Diaspora continue to give to Israel? The answers begin with a … [Read more...] about The Truth About Giving to Israel
In every resource development activity, event, and conversation it is important to keep your eye on the ball, and by this I mean to maintain your focus on strengthening your relationship with donors and supporters. This can only be done by using yourself purposefully and … [Read more...] about Keeping Your Eye on the Ball and Controlling Your Tongue