By Rabbi Joshua Rabin “Write the vision, inscribe it clearly on tablets, so he may run who reads it.” Habakkuk 2:2 My entire rabbinic career, I’ve watch Conservative Judaism struggle. In fact, the conventional wisdom throughout my Jewish adulthood has been that Conse … [Read more...] about Snark is the Greatest Threat to Conservative Judaism
United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism / USCJ
By Rabbi Joshua Rabin Who do you trust more to predict the Jewish future: a Jewish leader or a chimpanzee? Before answering, consider that the track record of highly-credentialed experts at predicting world events is suboptimal, at best. In Expert Political Judgment, … [Read more...] about But What If I’m Wrong?
By Stacie Garnett-Cook and Rabbi Joshua Rabin As Conservative synagogues wrestle with the question of interfaith or multi-faith families, USCJ and InterfaithFamily have joined forces to help synagogues welcome this growing population into their congregations. Our … [Read more...] about Serving Interfaith Families: Current Realities and Opportunities in Conservative Synagogues
USCJ has appointed Leslie Lichter Interim Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Lichter is currently the organizations's Chief Operating Officer.
Ms. Lichter joined USCJ in 2016 as its first-ever Chief Innovation and Implementation Officer. She was later appointed Chief Operating … [Read more...] about Comings and Goings:
USCJ Names Interim CEO;
changes at WJC
By Aimee Close and Bob Leventhal Since launching our first cohort of Sulam for Strategic Planners (SSP) in 2013 with ten congregations, we have facilitated a year-long planning process with 52 congregations of various sizes, in 17 states and one Canadian province. In other words, … [Read more...] about Conversations that Matter: Five Years of Congregational Strategic Planning at USCJ