By Rabbi Jay Henry Moses With Pesach behind us, we may be tempted to breathe a sigh of relief. Our great liberation story, yetziat mitzrayim, feels like an accomplishment worth celebrating and relishing - and celebrate we do, retelling the story of our escape from Egypt and … [Read more...] about From Yetziah to the Summit: Leveraging our Most Precious Jewish Leadership Resource
Building More Expansive Alumni Networks By Cheryl Cook and Rachel Glicksman Networks should be helpful and supportive to the people in them. But what happens when they keep others out? Avodah recently conducted a comprehensive survey of our 1,000-strong alumni network. We … [Read more...] about Exploring the Future of Alumni: Part 3
Organizations across the Jewish community and beyond invest significant dollars in training programs for educators and others. At a certain juncture, these individuals are labeled “alumni” and organizations work to keep alumni connected to their specific program and … [Read more...] about Exploring the Future of Alumni: Part 2
Exploring the Future of Alumni: Part 1 Organizations across the Jewish community and beyond invest significant dollars in programs - whether training educators, inspiring social justice activists, empowering young adults to create their own Jewish life, or advancing a myriad … [Read more...] about Exploring the Future of Alumni: Part 1
By Josh Gold With the holiday season coming to an end, I’d like to take a moment revisit a topic that I believe is - or should be - fundamental for many nonprofits: alumni relations. Last time we covered this subject, I suggested several videos you could use, alone or in … [Read more...] about Are You Ready to take Alumni Relations Seriously?