Positioning Women for National Leadership

Publication Date: January 1999

Publisher: Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs; Advancing Women Professionals and the Jewish Community

Author(s): Shifra Bronznick

Research Area: Labor; Social conditions

Keywords: Jewish Organizations; Leadership; Feminism

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


The author examines women's volunteer and professional involvement in Jewish communal leadership. She presents research findings and proposes underlying causes for the existing underrepresentation of women. She argues that this underrepresentation is counterproductive for Jewish organizations aspiring to attract younger constituents. She also puts forth strategic recommendations to remedy the status quo.

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