“Pick from each of your tribes people who are wise, discerning, and experienced, and I will appoint them as your heads.” (Deuteronomy 1:13)
The Community Leadership Initiative (CLI) is a 12-month program designed specifically for lay leaders who are expected to advance to senior level positions in their synagogue or local Jewish nonprofit within the next two to three years. Participants are nominated by their synagogue or agency. CLI helps you make good on the confidence your community has placed in you while also giving you the opportunity to invest in your own leadership development.
Our advanced curriculum provides you with an in-depth perspective on Jewish leadership values and actively engages you in considering your own role and commitment as a leader. Your leadership skills will be enhanced through high-level workshops and seminars. You’ll explore:
You’ll also develop relationships with a cohort of rising leaders from across Jewish Greater Hartford. CLI culminates in a group trip to Israel.
For more information please contact the Jewish Leadership Academy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Benjamin Adler, New England Jewish Academy
Lisa Berman, Jewish Family Services
Jeffrey Cohen, Emanuel Synagogue
Jill Dulitsky, Temple Sinai
Lauren Eisen, Solomon Schechter Day School
Peter Fishman, Mandell Jewish Community Center
Carolyn Gitlin, Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford
Lance Goldberg, Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford
Jason Kay, Solomon Schechter Day School
Dana Keller, Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford
Juanita Moss, New England Jewish Academy
Stephen Rabb, Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC)
Judy Rosenthal, Temple Beth El
Melvin Simon, Emanuel Synagogue
Jeff Smith, Congregation Beth Israel
Pia Rosenberg Toro, Jewish Family Services
David Weiner, Mandell Jewish Community Center
Ben Wexler, JTConnect