Dispatches from the network and updates from the Foundation.
Modeling teamwork: Wexner Heritage Selection Panels are made up of WHP Director Rabbi Jay Moses; one other Wexner Foundation staff member; one Graduate Fellowship alum; and one local Heritage alum. Above is the Selection Panel for St. Louis 15, from left to right: WHA Carol Rubin (St. Louis), WGFA Rabbi Dov Weiss (Class 8), Lori Baron, Director, Operations & Conferences, and Rabbi Jay Moses, Director, Wexner Heritage Program Many are
On the first morning of our 2015 Wexner Heritage Israel Institute entitled “Israel: Complications and Inspirations” we invited Yossi Klein Halevi (author and senior fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem) to contextualize our trip and the historical and current dynamics of North American Jewish Leaders’ relationship with and responsibility to the Israel. Halevi captured the nuances and complexities of our partnership in light of the recent Israeli elections, the Iran
For the last 30 years, The Foundation’s Wexner Heritage Program has taken place in 33 North American cities and to date has touched more than 1900 Members and Alumni! The Wexner Heritage Program, which is always being reviewed and enhanced, is designed to provide young North American Jewish volunteer leaders with a two-year intensive Jewish learning program, deepening their understanding of Jewish history, values, and texts, and enriching their leadership