By David Mislin Many nonprofits, including top universities and museums are confronting serious ethical dilemmas regarding accepting tainted money. The MIT Media Lab, an interdisciplinary research lab, has been widely criticized for taking money from late billionaire … [Read more...] about How a 1905 Debate about ‘Tainted’ Rockefeller Money is a Reminder of Ethical Dilemmas Today
By Rachel Sagan, Esq. Receiving significant sums from a convicted criminal and charged sexual trafficker can pose difficult and confusing questions for nonprofit or educational institutions with worthy missions. It raises all kinds of questions and quandaries. What to … [Read more...] about What to Do With Funds from A Charged Sexual Trafficker: the Epstein Dilemma
By Amy Asin An executive committee can play a crucial role in the strategic leadership of a congregation. Regrettably, many congregational executive committees - rather than fulfilling their true purpose - serve only to preprocess board decisions, leading to a disengaged … [Read more...] about What Should Be the Role of the Executive Committee?
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Many Jewish organizations, both innovative and legacy, express difficulty recruiting new lay leaders who are outside of their current circles of engagement or those that follow the natural progression of Jewish … [Read more...] about Want to Exponentially Increase your New Lay Leader Engagement?
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JWI’s Clergy Task Force to End Domestic Abuse in the Jewish Community
In recent months, a lot of necessary attention has been focused on prominent individuals in numerous fields who have used their power to sexually abuse others. We have also l … [Read more...] about Drafting Policies for Our Organizations:
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