President Barack Obama and members of his senior staff met with representatives of The Jewish Federations of North America at the White House during a private reception this afternoon prior to the President's meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. During his … [Read more...] about Jewish Leaders Welcomed at White House
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by Robert Evans & Avrum Lapin Live from the URJ Biennial in Toronto!!! We write this piece in Toronto while the Biennial of the Reform Movement, the largest Jewish gathering that this year is being hosted by the city’s gracious Jewish community, continues (although you … [Read more...] about URJ Biennial Update: More of the Same With Some Slight Re-Packaging
[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
[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?