Forum: Strengthening the Lay-Professional Relationship. A Professional's Perspective

Publication Date: January 1989

Publisher: Conference of Jewish Communal Service (U.S.)

Author(s): Lester I. Kaplan

Research Area: Business; Social conditions

Keywords: Leadership; Communal Organization; Jewish Organizations

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


Key to the future success of Jewish Community Centers is the involvement of lay leaders who see themselves as owners of the Centers and who are enabled to perform most effectively in their roles by their professional counterparts. A new lay-professional relationship, taking into account the characteristics of today's lay leaders and built on faith, trust, confidence, and respect, is needed.