[part 1 of a conversation with Jerry Silverman and Kathy Manning] This afternoon, in Washington, D.C., The Jewish Federations of North America (formerly UJC) will open their annual General Assembly (GA). The world has seen significant change since the organization adjourned in … [Read more...] about A Conversation With Kathy Manning and Jerry Silverman
This essay was written by Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld for the Samuel Bronfman Foundation “Why Be Jewish?” Conference, in May 2009. With the opening of the Federations of North America GA 2009 later today in Washington, D.C., and the introduction of the organizations' new CEO an … [Read more...] about What Do We Need From Our Leaders?
The Fall issue of CONTACT, a quarterly publication of the Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life, delves into the issue of leadership in our Jewish community. from the editor's introduction: In the Jewish community, the concept of leadership often conjures thoughts of … [Read more...] about The Value of Jewish Leadership
An opinion piece from the Forward: Give Professionals Time To Dream More often than not, young professionals in the non-profit world “do” what they “are.” In the Jewish communal world, this is constantly evident: The professionals who work in our communities also pray in our … [Read more...] about Enabling Jewish Professionals