By Carl Chudnofsky and Rosa Kramer Franck Jewish leadership and learning don’t stop in a pandemic. In fact, we need it more. During challenging times like these, Jewish leaders and educators must support and nourish the communities they serve; they must lead and respond in a … [Read more...] about Now More Than Ever: Why Support Institutions of Jewish Learning and Leadership During a Pandemic?
By Rabbi Or Rose
In December 1964, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther Ling, Jr. was
awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. In his laureate lecture, Dr. King
spoke of a “world house,” calling on his listeners to embrace a
vision of humankind as interconnected and interdependent. The gre … [Read more...] about Life in the “World House”:
Cultivating Leaders for a Pluralistic Age
Hebrew College has announced a new dual degree program with the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem that will train outstanding future rabbis and educators who are passionate about day school education and leadership. Set to launch in fall 2019, the six-year … [Read more...] about Hebrew College Announces Partnership with Pardes Institute in Israel
By Steven Windmueller, Ph.D.
When institutions make new leadership choices, what criteria drive their selections? A set of significant structural and policy issues confront educational institutions today. This is especially the case for our Jewish seminaries. The decline of … [Read more...] about Leading from the Outside In:
Examining a Different Institutional Leadership Model For JTS-HUC-AJU
By Rabbi Michael Shire Learning Jewish texts has long been the practice of Jewish education, though I personally was not exposed to a rabbinic text in its original language and printed setting until late in adolescence. I remember it being a thrill to see a passage in an … [Read more...] about What Studying Text can Teach Us About Our Place in the World