[part 1 of a conversation with Jerry Silverman and Kathy Manning] This afternoon, in Washington, D.C., The Jewish Federations of North America (formerly UJC) will open their annual General Assembly (GA). The world has seen significant change since the organization adjourned in … [Read more...] about A Conversation With Kathy Manning and Jerry Silverman
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[part 2 of a conversation with Jerry Silverman and Kathy Manning] Change is in the air at 25 Broadway and across the landscape of The Jewish Federations of North America. In every conversation with senior leadership, you can sense an organization in motion. It's as if someone … [Read more...] about Manning and Silverman on Leadership and the Now Generation
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?
The Israeli press, who generally does not pay much attention to the doings in the American Jewish world, has been focused lately on The Jewish Federation of North America’s GA which opens later today. The Jerusalem Post recently had an extensive interview with the organizations’ n … [Read more...] about NewsBits: The Evolving State of the North American Jewish Community
We have learned that due to the tragedy at Fort Hood, Texas, President Obama will not be able to attend the GA. President Obama sent his regrets, but explained he will be attending a memorial service at Fort Hood this Tuesday, Nov. 10, when he was originally scheduled to address … [Read more...] about GA Update: Obama Will Not Be Attending