Abby J. Leibman is the President & CEO of MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, a national advocacy organization working to end hunger among people of all faiths and backgrounds in the United States and Israel. Ms. Leibman brings to MAZON an extensive background in advocacy innonprofit and state government arenas and a distinguished record … Continue reading Episode 25: Abby Leibman, MAZON – January 8th, 2018
ennifer Simbol is the Manager of Dissemination and Implementation in the Impact and Performance Assessment Department (IPAD) at UJA-Federation of NY. Jennifer has led the implementation of the international agencies pilot assessment, has managed the internal process of shifting towards outcomes measurement, and oversees the Jewish Evaluation Network.
Rabbi Avi Orlow is the Vice President of Program and Innovation at the Foundation for Jewish Camp. Before joining Foundation for Jewish Camp in 2008, Avi was the Campus Rabbi and Assistant Director of the St. Louis Hillel at Washington University and has held numerous positions as rabbi, educator, and youth leader.
Rachel Gildiner is the Executive Director of GatherDC, an innovative community-based startup that connects Jewish 20s & 30s to each other, to Jewish life across DC, and to sustained adult Jewish identities, wherever they go in life. With over fifteen years of professional experience in non-profit management, emerging adult identity development, and relationship-based engagement, Rachel builds community through the power of personal connection. Rachel has … Continue reading Episode 22: Rachel Gildiner, GatherDC – November 26th, 2017
Mark I. Rosen is an associate professor in the Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program at Brandeis University, where he teaches about and conducts research on the Jewish nonprofit sector. His responsibilities in the Hornstein Program include teaching a required course entitled Organizational Behavior in Jewish Nonprofits, coordinating student internships, and leading an annual 4-day trip … Continue reading Episode 21: Mark Rosen, Brandeis University – November 12th, 2017
Nanette Fridman, MPP, JD, helps organizational leaders plan for success and solve challenges. She founded Fridman Strategies in 2006 to assist values-driven organizations and their leaders with the strategies, training and coaching to advance their missions and maximize their impact. Today her work focuses on strategic planning, governance, financial resource development, team building and leadership coaching.Nanette’s … Continue reading Episode 20: Nanette Fridman, Fridman Strategies – October 29th, 2017
http://www.jtsa.edu Podcast Partner Interview: Dr. Yonatan Brafman , Dr. Jeffrey Kress, and Dr. Abigail Uhrman discuss the new program offerings at the Jewish Theological Seminar, including the joint MA in Jewish Ethics and Public Health as well as the Disabilities Inclusion specialty for their MA in Jewish Education degree.
Andrés Spokoiny is a long-time Jewish communal leader with a history of leading successful organizational transformations. The CEO of Federation CJA in Montreal from 2009–2011, he helped fundamentally change the Federation’s operations and its relationship with the community.
Laura Fish is an executive leader with a unique combination of non-profit management experience, legal training and communication skills. Laura is currently the Chief Strategy and Planning Officer at Federation CJA in Montreal, Quebec where she focuses on identifying, measuring and resourcing communal priorities for impact. Since joining Federation CJA almost five years ago, Laura … Continue reading Episode 18: Laura Fish, Federation CJA – October 1st, 2017
Rabbi Josh Weinberg is the President of ARZA, the Association of Reform Zionists of America. He was ordained from the HUC-JIR Israeli Rabbinic Program in Jerusalem, and currently lives in New York. Josh previously served as the Director of the Israel program for the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College and as a faculty member of NFTY-EIE High … Continue reading Episode 17: Rabbi Josh Weinberg, Association of Reform Zionists of America (ARZA) – September 17th, 2017