Forum II: Moses: a Professional Role Model
Publication Date: January 1990
Publisher(s): Conference of Jewish Communal Service (U.S.)
Author(s): Chaim H. Lauer
Series: Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 67:1
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Jewish Text; Leadership; Ethics
Although Moses' combination of old age, limited Jewish background, no applicable employment experience, and violent temper would seem to make him an unlikely Jewish leader, an in-depth study of his early life reveals the opposite. Indeed, Moses embodied many attributes of leadership and service that are of value in Jewish communal service.