Leadership in the Wilderness: Partnerships in a Time of Uncertainty
With Dr. Erica Brown
A four-part series for professional and lay leaders to come as pairs (or in small groups). Fostering lay and professional partnerships that can get past the uncertainty and despair of the moment to generate creativity, solidarity, meaning and hope for a better future. We will study what ancient wisdom and contemporary thinkers have to say about leading in the wilderness.
Presented Thursdays, January 21 and 28, February 4 and 11.
Recordings of the event are not public, however these resources were used in the workshops and are public:
The Hard Side of Change Management
Good Leadership is About Communicating Why
Leadership is a Conversation
The Top 10 Reasons Why Leaders Should Celebrate Wins
Why Leadership is so Exhausting – and What to Do about It
How to Lead When your Team is Exhausted, and You are too
Being Jewish in America- The Difficult Dialogue Over Israel
Originally presented: January 26, 2021
Leadership Lab Series: Being Jewish in America, we explored our complicated and always evolving relationship to Israel as Jews and as Americans. What competing values may be informing our views, and how do they impact our ability to find common ground even in our own community?
With Dr. Yehuda Kurtzer, President of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America and Rabbi Anna Levin Rosen, Rabbi and Executive Director of the University of Chicago Hillel, as they shared their experiences as leaders working to bridge divides and honor differences in our ongoing dialogue over Israel. The evening will be facilitated by Dr. Bill Robinson, Executive Director of Na’aleh.
Being Jewish in America: The Privilege and Price of Whiteness
Originally presented: October 20, 2020
In this inaugural session of our Leadership Lab Series: Being Jewish in America, we explored the American Jewish experience, focusing on what it means that (most) Jews have become white with all its privileges and price, while our Jewish communities are increasingly
With Cheryl Cook, the Executive Director of Avodah, and Yavilah McCoy, CEO of DIMENSIONS, Inc., with their experiences as leaders working to build more inclusive Jewish communities, more equitable power structures in our organizations, and a more racially just world. The evening was facilitated by Bill Robinson, Executive Director of Na’aleh.
Ruth Messinger: JPRO Day 2020
Originally presented August 6, 2020
A message from Ruth Messinger, Consultant, Jewish Social Justice