By Or Mars Delivering constructive feedback to your direct report about their disappointing progress on a project. Sharing with your colleague that you are not going to accept their proposal that they worked so hard on. Telling your … [Read more...] about Difficult Conversations can be Learning Conversations
By Teri McGuire and Jill Goldstein Smith When we think back on 2020, a few words come to mind - many we won’t share here. But one word that epitomizes the past seven months for many of us is “pivot.” As part of the Foundation for Jewish Camp (FJC) team, we identify proudly as “ … [Read more...] about From Pivot to Pirouette
By Rachael Fried A few months ago, the Huffington Post made a mini-documentary on the JQY Drop-in Center for LGBTQ Teens from Orthodox communities, The Hidden Struggle Of Queer Jewish Youth. The video discusses how many from this underserved population reach out to JQY while … [Read more...] about Why Don’t Orthodox LGBTQ Teens Just leave Orthodoxy?
By Rabbi Donna Kirshbaum It was never easy. Now it’s even harder for those in our communities suffering from domestic abuse to reach out to trusted leaders, and for leaders to reach them. With its new Mi sh’Beirach written explicitly on behalf of these families, Jew … [Read more...] about A New Mi sh’Beirach for those Suffering from Domestic Abuse
Natan and the Jewish Book Council are thrilled to announce the Fall 2020 Natan Notable Book: Dr. Nancy Sinkoff's From Left to Right: Lucy S. Dawidowicz, The New York Intellectuals, and the Politics of Jewish History (Wayne State University Press, March 2020). Twice a year, … [Read more...] about Natan and Jewish Book Council announce Fall 2020 Natan Notable Book