The goal of any organization faced with an aging staff should be to have a plan in place that provides for the least amount of disruption to the ongoing work of the agency. By Joy Brand-Richardson Every day in the United States, at least 10,000 people turn 65. Although … [Read more...] about Succession Planning Should Start Today
Archives for September 2016
Increased Rates of Suicide in Adolescent Girls - It’s a Jewish Issue By Stephanie Blumenkranz and Miriam Libove The research is as startling as it is upsetting. The World Health Organization’s 2014 report, “Health for the World’s Adolescents,” included the fact that suicide … [Read more...] about Who Shall be at Peace and Who Shall be Tormented?
By Avrum Lapin My colleagues and I have the honor and pleasure of serving nonprofits on three continents. We listen carefully to the needs and expectations of every nonprofit, and prepare carefully tailored plans and solutions that will enable each nonprofit to meet their … [Read more...] about Seeking Foundation Funds: Changing Environment for Foundations Requires Nonprofits to be Smarter in their Ask
By David J. Steiner, Ed.D. One of the benefits of having a lunar calendar that doesn’t sync up with the civil/gregorian calendar is that we start our Hebrew/religious school year at slightly different times in the Jewish year. This year, we are fortunate to have a month of s … [Read more...] about Lessons for Teachers from Hamilton and Some Dead Rabbis for the New Jewish Year
The variety of its foods and symbols at the festive Rosh Hashanah table reflects the similarity and difference of the Tribes and Communities of Israel. By Aliza Gershon Men, women, and children sit together around the table, dressed in white. On every table there is a … [Read more...] about Foods and Symbols Reflects the Similarity and Difference of the Tribes and Communities of Israel