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?
United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism / USCJ
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
By Dana K. Prottas Youth service organizations are embarking on a new decade of innovation and engagement for Jewish teens across the country. Part of this pivot stems from the monumental Jewish Education Project’s recent study, which is the largest study of American Jewish t … [Read more...] about USY Embarks on Transformational Change