By Mark S. Young Responding to crises is a curious venture. We can train and prepare for a given disaster, harnessing the wisdom and know-how gained from past experiences and best practices, yet every crisis presents its own challenges. Some we can anticipate, some we … [Read more...] about JResponse®: Adapting to Support the JCC Movement in a Pandemic
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By Doron Krakow Plunged into sudden darkness, we’re lost. We’re accustomed to being able to see and interpret nearly everything around us and become unsettled, even in familiar surroundings, when the lights go out. Darkness unnerves us, and we need time to recover our bea … [Read more...] about As Our Eyes Adjust
By Danny Herz The atmosphere was incredible, the crowd was electric, and the tension was palpable. It was the fall of 2007. Two great high school teams were competing in front of a sold-out crowd at a college basketball arena. As the head coach of one of the participating … [Read more...] about Collaborating with the Competition: Everyone Wins!
Eight major Jewish organizations led by The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) formed an emergency coalition today to help the Jewish community collectively respond rapidly and effectively to the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on Jewish life. Among the initial top … [Read more...] about Major Jewish Organizations Form Emergency Pandemic Coalition
JCC Association of North America and the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) have announced a major new partnership to address immediate challenges facing the field of Jewish early childhood education and family engagement. This marks the first time JCC … [Read more...] about JCC Association of North America and The Union for Reform Judaism Launch Unprecedented Partnership to Strengthen Field of Jewish Early Childhood Education