By Rabbi Hara Person and Rabbi Mary ZamorePicture this: A dual-career family, the rabbi and her husband are self-isolated with their three young children who are supposed to be learning remotely. Their au pair returned to Europe, a new one is not available. Last week the back-up … [Read more...] about Jewish Organizations Must Address the Pandemic Parenting Gender Gap
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By Nanette Fridman Being a board chair in ordinary times is challenging. There are numerous relationships to manage, meetings to co-design and lead, areas requiring oversight, and planning and evaluating to be done. There is no question that being at the helm of a nonprofit … [Read more...] about I Didn’t Sign Up for This. Now What?
Slingshot, an organization that engages young Jewish philanthropists, is launching its inaugural Fellowship - a one-of-a-kind, highly customized program for young, Jewish philanthropists seeking to deepen their impact in the Jewish community and beyond. This 18-month program … [Read more...] about New Fellowship for Young Jewish Philanthropists
By Sarah Waxman For the past couple of weeks, as we welcomed the month of Elul, I blew the shofar for hundreds of women online. This year, we are preparing for the Holy Days and preparing for the work of forgiveness, from a distance. At a time when my “normal” High Holiday pra … [Read more...] about “The Sacred Zoom Room”: Making meaning these High Holidays
By Meredith Jacobs For decades, my great aunts Rosie and Ceel were election judges. Sisters, they both lived past their century birthdays. I say this only to emphasize their ages when they volunteered year after year to oversee the workings of their polling places. Yet, their … [Read more...] about Close Your Office on November 3rd