By Robert Leventhal The Covid-19 crisis has disrupted many of the programs, services and convening that make synagogues meaningful to their members. It has also challenged congregational leadership to use technology to engage their members in community connections, both for … [Read more...] about Emerging Leadership Lessons from the Crisis
The American Jewish Scene
By Rabbi Mira Beth Wasserman, Ph.D.
In recent weeks, North American Jews have entered a new phase in our collective confrontation with the novel coronavirus. Even as the illness continues to spread and the death toll rises, pressures are mounting to return to work and to open … [Read more...] about Navigating the Coronavirus:
Jewish Values to Guide Institutions and Individuals Now
The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) has selected Dr. Shuly Rubin Schwartz to be its eighth Chancellor. A renowned expert on Jewish American history with more than three decades of experience as a professor and institutional leader, Dr. Schwartz will be the first woman to lead … [Read more...] about The Jewish Theological Seminary Appoints Dr. Shuly Rubin Schwartz as the Institution’s Eighth Chancellor
By Michelle Shapiro Abraham, RJE, MAJE, Maya Levy & Fletcher Block In the last five years, like many Jewish organizations, NFTY: The Reform Jewish Youth Movement has been making gradual, intentional changes. Faced with falling numbers at overnight events and navigating new … [Read more...] about Like Dawn Skimming the Horizon: Riding the Changes in NFTY
A new initiative will assist Jews of Color in the U.S. who are most in need as a result of the COVID-19 crisis and economic fallout. The Jews of Color Initiative COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund for Individuals offers an efficient, inclusive application process to support people … [Read more...] about Jews of Color Initiative COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund for Individuals Will Assist Those in Need Through Easy, Safe Application Process