By Aaron Katler and Eli Malinsky Robyn Brenner was looking for a new way to grow the impact of her role at a local Federation. She was managing a program for parents with young children but struggling to deepen participant engagement. So Robyn joined a program for Jewish … [Read more...] about How to Scale Institutional Change in the Next Decade and Beyond
By Jeff Blumental and Rabbi Karen Thomashow “As I teach, I project the condition of my soul onto my students, my subject, and our way of being together.” (Parker Palmer). As educators, we are driven by questions - some of which we cannot easily answer. Whether a tea … [Read more...] about What does a Positive Relationship with Israel Mean?
By Joseph Hyman Despite this morning’s headlines critiquing President Trumps remarks at the Israeli American Council Conference, the true story was the coming of age of the Israeli community living in America. For those of us who are accustomed to the unifying power of J … [Read more...] about The Israeli American Community Comes of Age
By Richard Wexler When I was elected Chairman of my Federation in 1985(!), I was starting at a new law firm and playing father of a young family. I met with my predecessor, one of the greatest of Chicago's leaders and someone I revered, Corky Goodman. I asked Corky where my … [Read more...] about The Jewish Agency and All of Us
Hillel International, the largest Jewish campus organization in the world, will bring more than 1,100 Hillel professionals, partners and stakeholders from 13 countries together next week in Atlanta for the sixth annual Hillel International Global Assembly and third annual Hillel … [Read more...] about Hillel International Global Assembly Brings 1,100 Campus Professionals, Partners and Stakeholders to Atlanta