Jews have been debating leadership since Moses led the Israelites out of Egypt. Now, as established institutions begin to make room for innovative startups in Jewish life, discussions of leadership become more complicated and confusing, starting with what the word itself … [Read more...] about Innovation, Management and Leadership
When it comes to issues of trust, transparency, and ethical conduct, the question for UJA-Federation of New York has never been “Have we done enough?” Instead, they push to answer tougher questions: What more can we do to raise the standard? How can we be more transparent? What me … [Read more...] about Trust, Transparency and Ethical Conduct
Professionals in non-profit organizations have a variety of relationships that they develop and maintain in the context of their work. This includes their working relationships with colleagues and clients in their own organization, as well as with those people they meet from … [Read more...] about Mutual Learning: The Hallmark of a Strong Professional-Volunteer Relationship
An excerpt from the Summer/Fall 2009 issue of the Journal of Jewish Communal Service, published by the Jewish Communal Service Association of North America: The Imperative of Collaboration: Partnering Together in Tough Times by Sally Weber and Michelle Krotinger … [Read more...] about The Imperative of Collaboration
This essay was written by Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld for the Samuel Bronfman Foundation “Why Be Jewish?” Conference, in May 2009. With the opening of the Federations of North America GA 2009 later today in Washington, D.C., and the introduction of the organizations' new CEO an … [Read more...] about What Do We Need From Our Leaders?