By Sam Joseph For me this virtual world of meetings, teaching, coaching-consulting and programming is not new. If by virtual we mean conference phone calls, I have been participating in these for decades. So too if we define email threads, forums and bulletin boards as … [Read more...] about We Have to Build Trust in a Virtual World*
Hebrew Union College/HUC-JIR
By Nancy Parkes and Dr. Evie Rotstein An interesting thing happened on our way to helping Jewish educators explore social, emotional and spiritual learning for younger learners in Jewish settings. We realized that we had the unique opportunity to also invite adults into this … [Read more...] about Creating SESL Learning for Jewish Professionals
The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives (AJA) at the Cincinnati campus of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR), has announced that the AJA has been awarded a $500,000 matching grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) … [Read more...] about HUC’s American Jewish Archives to house JFNA’s multi-million Document Collection
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
Andrew Rehfeld, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, Associate Professor of Political Science at Washington University in St. Louis, and a prominent leader of the St. Louis Jewish community, has been elected the 13th President of … [Read more...] about Andrew Rehfeld, Ph.D., Elected 13th President of HUC-JIR