Community Centers in Israel: A Vision Realized
Publication Date: January 2005
Publisher(s): Jewish Communal Service Association of North America
Author(s): Sara Bogen
Series: Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 81:1-2
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Leadership; Social Services; Communal Organization
It is always awe inspiring to witness how one person can change the face of society. Obviously, not every person can make such a difference. Ralph Goldman is one of those rare people who had a vision and was able to make it happen. This article describes one way in which Ralph made a difference. He was a major architect of the Israeli Community Center (Matnas) movement.