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Wexner Field Fellowship


Staying committed as allies to reflection and “an active, consistent, and arduous practice of unlearning and re-evaluating,” will hopefully lead us to taking more smart risks and experimentation over the coming year, and the years ahead.

If you are tired of talking about racial justice in the Jewish community, good. So am I. However, we are fatigued for different reasons.

Organizations who value representation over tokenism encourage feedback, see change as vital to growth and empower everyone to feel as if they have a central role in advancing institutional goals.

I only grew in all of these skills while being in relationship and receiving support from colleagues, teachers and friends. It’s not the what, it’s the who.

They offered me a job to build and be the rabbi of an online congregation. I remember sharing this plan with someone who said, “Okay, I understand what online means, and I understand what congregation means, but what the heck is an online congregation?!”

And while everything inside me wanted to say, “I don’t have time for that.” I decided to say, “Why not? Let’s go play.”

Jewish professionals will receive professional development and education in leadership and Judaic studies over the course of three years

One of our favorite tools in our evaluation and strategic planning toolkit is a Theory of Change (ToC).