In 2021, “Torah Fridays” become “Leadership Torah Thursdays” with a new day, time and format. Join us for “Leading with Hope,” where we’ll explore six Leadership areas as sources of optimism and hope in these difficult times:
This is an opportunity to learn beautiful Leadership Torah from leading scholars and practitioners in these fields. Each session will start at 12:00 pm EST, 9:00 AM PST and 19:00 IT with a 30-minute frontal presentation and then attendees will have the opportunity to informally speak with our scholars for an additional 15 minutes.
Theme I – Community as a Source of Hope
Calls will be facilitated by Rabbi Elka Abrahamson, President of The Wexner Foundation
Theme II – Charitable Giving as a Source of Hope
Calls will be facilitated by Angie Atkins, Director of the Wexner Heritage Alumni
Theme III – Communication as a Source of Hope
Calls will be facilitated by Or Mars, Vice President of The Wexner Foundation
Theme IV – Pluralism as a Source of Hope
Calls will be facilitated by Rabbi Jay Henry Moses, Vice President of The Wexner Foundation
Thursday, February 25 co-taught by WHP Alumni Jeff Bartos, real estate developer and co-founder of Pennsylvania 30 Day Fund and Shira Goodman, Regional Director of the ADL Philadelphia. Both are Alumni of the Philadelphia 16 cohort. Register here.
Theme V – Justice & Equality as a Source of Hope
Calls will be facilitated by Elisha Gechter, Senior Program Manager of the Wexner Israel Programs
Theme VI – Redemption as a Source of Hope
Call will be facilitated by Rabba Yaffa Epstein, Director of the Wexner Heritage Program
Thursday, January 7th with Dr. Erica Brown, director of the Mayberg Center for Jewish Education and Leadership and an associate professor of curriculum and pedagogy at The George Washington University. View the recording here.