Articles

Adapting to Change Through Action

In a recent essay, Rabbi Hayim Herring and Dr. Steven Windmueller give a clear-eyed assessment of Jewish communal life in America today. Read More

Ideas in Jewish Education and Engagement: Creating A Soulful Organization

We all need personal attention. We need to be seen for who we are, not only for what we do. Here, Aryeh Ben David suggests that any moment in our organization’s life can be an opportunity for human recognition, the celebration of relationships, and real intimacy. Read More

Developing Leaders from the Inside Out

Emotional intelligence competencies are learned – and learnable. To get started, organizations should consider taking a three-step approach to customizing emotional intelligence development.  Read More

Leading From Within - Parker Palmer

“Leadership” is a concept we often resist. It seems immodest, even self-aggrandizing, to think of ourselves as leaders. But if it is true that we are made for community, then leadership is everyone’s vocation... Read More

Staffs Manage. Boards Govern.

Does your Board have a Governance Committee? Does it function effectively? What does it do anyway? Does it exist instead of or in addition to a Nominating Committee? Read More