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​A good number of our alumni have written in these past few weeks about how ​challenging it has been to be a responsible and responsive Jewish leader ​since the  “Iran deal” was signed in Vienna. Last week, many of our alumni expressed deeply informed positions, both for and against the deal, and we retweeted their ​thoughtful articles — from celebration to condemnation ​— to help our network make the most informed decision

Following the success of our interactive videoconference calls leading up to the chagim — “36 Minutes LIVE: The Elul Series”—  we are launching a new series of monthly calls, examining  facets of leadership, introducing new Jewish learning, exploring burning issues we face as leaders and Jews. Our first session features Dr. Erica Brown and will be monitored by Cindy Chazan, Vice President. Wednesday, October 29th, 9:00 am PDT – 12:00 pm

The Wexner Foundation will host an important conference call exclusively for our constituents. Thursday, January 30th at 12 noon, EST Conference Call with President and CEO of Hillel International, Eric Fingerhut: Challenges of Leadership The call will feature a candid conversation with Eric Fingerhut, President and CEO of Hillel International, and Rabbi Daniel Smokler, a current Wexner Graduate Fellow (Class 24), and Dr. Susan Berman, a Wexner Heritage Alumna (Pittsburgh