A Federation professional asks, "... who is really doing anything about developing leaders, and what if anything, will the impact be on the future of Jewish lay leadership?" Let Them Build It and They Will Come ... There are plenty other regional and national organizations … [Read more...] about If They Build It, Will it Last?
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A new generation entering the field of philanthropy brings new blood, new energy and new ideas. While it may feel hard to make room at the table for leaders with fewer years of experience, members of Generations X and Y have a greater understanding of today’s global and connected … [Read more...] about Retaining the Next Generation
by Ezra Kopelowitz I participated in a research project in late 2008 on Jewish leadership programs in Israel. The research found 22 organizations which run 43 programs. 69% of the programs were founded within the last 10 years. In total they claim 7239 alumni as of 2009. … [Read more...] about Leadership Development As a Best Peoplehood Practice
At the annual gala dinner this evening for members of the Harvard Club of Israel, the Harvard Business School Alumni Association of Israel (HBSAAI), the Penn Club of Israel and the Wharton Club of Israel, the Center for Leadership Initiatives (CLI) was named the 2009 Leadership … [Read more...] about Center for Leadership Initiatives Honored by Ivy Alumni
[part 2 of a conversation with Jerry Silverman and Kathy Manning] Change is in the air at 25 Broadway and across the landscape of The Jewish Federations of North America. In every conversation with senior leadership, you can sense an organization in motion. It's as if someone … [Read more...] about Manning and Silverman on Leadership and the Now Generation