By Talia Kaplan, Lilli Shvartsmann, and Emily Volz For many, the image associated with the word “rabbi” is a white man with a beard. This is understandable - it’s easy to associate roles with the people you’re used to filling them. Two of us - Lilli and Talia - did not c … [Read more...] about Three Rabbinical Students, One Opinion: Disassembling the “Manel” and Building Representative Jewish Communities
The American Jewish Scene
Nearly two years ago, we asked in eJewish Philanthropy whether Jewish organizations are living up to the values professed in their mission, funding, founding, and delivery of services. After we published the article, several stories flooded our inboxes about people being treated … [Read more...] about Bivracha: Valuing Kindness in the Jewish Workplace
By Steven Windmueller, Ph.D.
We are living in a transformative moment. This transition is less about the pandemic and more about the outcomes that we are preparing to experience. For certain, the economic picture is unclear, just as the political environment remains … [Read more...] about The Revolution is Upon Us!
Preparing for the New Normal
By Michael S. GlickmanIn our time, on our watch, “thousands of Jewish nonprofits - synagogues, schools, camps, JCCs, Hillels, human services organizations and others - [are] cutting back projects, laying off staff, pivoting to online programming and c … [Read more...] about How Can we Advocate for the Urgent Needs of Jewish Museums in the United States?
By Nicole Nevarez, with Jamie Allen Black and Naomi Eisenberger “Where are the Jewish leaders who speak for women?” Dr. Susannah Heschel asks this critical question in her July 27th opinion piece in the Forward. She celebrates Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s recent spee … [Read more...] about We ARE the Leaders We Need Right Now