Allen Adamson is a noted industry expert in all disciplines of branding. He has worked with a broad spectrum of consumer and corporate businesses in industries ranging from packaged goods and technology, to health care and financial services, to hospitality and entertainment. With his perspective and depth of experience, Allen has helped his clients understand … Continue reading Episode 32: Allen Adamson, Brandsimple – April 16th, 2018
Elizabeth (Liz) Fisher is the Chief Operating Officer at Repair the World, where she leads the organization’s growth, operations and external affairs. Prior to Repair the World, Liz was Managing Director at NEXT: A Division of Birthright Israel Foundation. Liz began her career in grassroots community development in rural Missouri. She moved into working in … Continue reading Episode 31: Liz Fisher, Repair The World – April 2nd, 2018
Leon Wiener Dow is a research fellow and a member of the faculty at the Shalom Hartman Institute, as well as Rabbi and Educational Director of the Hevruta Gap-Year program. He received his BA from Princeton University, his MA in Jewish thought from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, private rabbinic ordination from Rabbi Professor David Hartman, … Continue reading Episode 30: Rabbi Leon Wiener Dow, Shalom Hartman Institute – March 19th, 2018
Lisa Hills, co-founder of Hirsh/Hills Associates, has over twenty-five years of experience as an organizational strategist and expert in talent management. Working with clients who encompass both the private and not-for-profit sectors, Lisa focuses on issues including: leading successful organizational change; developing team talent; creating high-performing teams; designing strategies for individual and team success. Lisa has … Continue reading Episode 29: Lisa Hills, Hirsch/Hills Associates – March 5th, 2018
David Cygielman is the founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Moishe House. He has been a non-profit innovator since high school when he started Feed the Need, a nationally recognized homeless feeding organization. While attending the University of California at Santa Barbara, David served as the Hillel Student President and later the Executive Director … Continue reading Episode 28: David Cygielman, Moishe House – February 19th, 2018
Deborah Fishman works in communications and community building as a network-weaver. She currently serves as Director of Communications for The AVI CHAI Foundation. She is also the founder of FED (www.fedsocial.co), a community that restores our human capacity for empathy through delicious food, inspirational ideas and artistic performances, and dialogue with people from diverse backgrounds … Continue reading Episode 27: Deborah Fishman, The Avi Chai Foundation – February 5th, 2018
Michael Liepman has been the National Association for Temple Administration (NATA) Executive Director since April 2015. Prior to that, he was in the field of synagogue administration for over twenty years serving as Executive Director in three congregations in the San Francisco Bay Area. Michael has served on various boards including the NATA and NAASE … Continue reading Episode 26: Michael Liepman, The National Association for Temple Administration (NATA) – January 22nd, 2018
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.