from The Forward: JTS Undergoes Another Round of Layoffs The Jewish Theological Seminary of America underwent broad layoffs in late June, despite the chancellor’s earlier indication that no further layoffs would be forthcoming. Just weeks after announcing a new strategic … [Read more...] about New Staff Reductions Hit JTS
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Newly Ordained Find the 2010 Spiritual Job Market a Tough Place To Sell Their Wares by Larry Yudelson Last fall, Rabbi Lennard Thal gave an uncharacteristic warning to senior rabbinical students at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, the seminary that trains … [Read more...] about New Rabbis Face Employment Challenges
by Vicki Boykis Here’s a study Peter Beinart can use in his next article. Pete, call me! I was recently asked by a friend to participate in a study conducted by Ariella Goldfein of JTS on Jewish identity among Jewish women of North America. She writes in the r … [Read more...] about Jewish Identity Among My Generation (of Ladies) in the U.S.
from Tablet Magazine: Teachable Moment Last week, each of the three universities associated with the major American Jewish denominations received an $11 million grant from the Jim Joseph Foundation, a San Francisco-based Jewish philanthropy. ... But the relative ease … [Read more...] about The Limits of Cross-Denominational Partnership
Goodbye Wissenschaft, Hello Relevance Now and Then by Jonathan D. Sarna The Jewish Theological Seminary’s chancellor, Arnold Eisen, recently unveiled a bold new strategic plan aimed at transforming the school’s curriculum, redefining its purpose and setting forth its fut … [Read more...] about JTS: Now and Then