The Challenge for Jewish Communal Professionals in Enhancing Jewish Identity, Commitment, and Unity


Publication Date: January 1990

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

Author(s): Gerald B. Bubis

Research Area: Business; Social conditions

Keywords: Employment; Jewish Organizations; Leadership

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


Although Jewish communal service is not a profession in the classic sense, we can insist on having professionals in the field. The essential task of professionals today is to guide and goad lay leaders to deal with the larger issues confronting Jewish life. For that is the greatest contribution of lay leadership--the formulation of goals and objectives for Jewish life and its institutions.