By Sara Shapiro-Plevan and Rabbi Rebecca W. Sirbu All of a sudden, one of the men in the room let out a loud “Oh wow.” Looking at the job description in his hand, he repeated, “Wow! This says ‘Qualifications.’ In fact, all of these three job descriptions say that. I have never … [Read more...] about The Look on his Face was the Data We Needed
By Edmund Case
The Cohen Center at Brandeis has released two extremely important studies. "Beyond Welcoming: Engaging Intermarried Couples in Jewish Life," based on a large survey of inmarried and intermarried couples, aims to “identify the critical levers for promoting m … [Read more...] about Beyond Welcoming?
Not So Fast
By Mitchell G. Bard, PhD. In his article “Israel Education: Is Your School Ready?” Tal Grinfas-David presents a troubling outline for what schools should be teaching. While much of what he describes is necessary, it is not enough, and the deficiency is so serious it will per … [Read more...] about Who Is Afraid of Israel Advocacy?
By Jay Spector and Nancy Astor Fox When the Samuel P. Mandell Professional exchange was started over 16 years ago, the goal was to bring together two Jewish agencies, one in Israel and one in Philadelphia, to learn from each other and to enhance their work to help individuals … [Read more...] about Building Understanding and Connections
As part of the Jim Joseph Foundation’s investment in Leadership Development through ten grants following an open request for proposals, the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) is conducting a cross-portfolio research study to understand common outcomes, themes, a … [Read more...] about A Path Forward in Jewish Leadership Development