Contact: The Journal of the Jewish Life Network / Steinhardt Foundation -- Jewish Jobs, Jewish Careers, Jewish Life

Publication Date: January 2004

Publisher: Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life

Author(s): Shaul Kelner; Michael Rabkin; Leonard Saxe; Carl Sheingold

Research Area: Culture and religion

Keywords: Jewish organizations; Higher Education; Leadership; Professional Development

Type: Other


This issue of Contact focuses on Jewish professional life. Dr. Shaul Kelner, Michael Rabkin, Dr. Leonard Saxe and Dr. Carl Sheingold discuss the nature of the North American Jewish community's personnel crisis. Rhoda A. Weisman discusses ways to empower the next generation of Jewish leaders. Shifra Bronznick discusses gender issues in the Jewish communal profesison. Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson discusses how to address the need for the right kind of rabbis to revitalize institutions. Rabbi Daniel Landes discusses the need for an elite cadre of Jewish educators. Also included are articles by Rabbi David Gedzelman, Dr. Tobin Belzer, Andrea Hendler, Rabbi Ramie Arian, Dr. Jonathan S. Woocher, and Michael Rabkin.