LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT & SUCCESSION PLANNING
With Keith Krivitzky
Held on Wednesday October 27th
Mr. Krivitzky leads The New Normal Project, which helps Jewish community organizations understand today’s confluence of challenges and opportunities.
This workshop will explored key challenges synagogue leaders face:
Synaogues need a leadership pipeline and succession pathways
Synagogues need meaningful roles for volunteers
Synagogues need younger volunteers
Keith provided effective solutions to these
Keith's PowerPoint presentation is
availble here as a pdf.
A WORKSHOP IN TWO PARTS
Life & Legacy Program
Resources From Part One:
Why Legacy? Why Now? And How to Get Started
SERVING OUR ROOMERS & OUR ZOOMERS:
Rabbi David Paskin
Held on Wednesday, October 13th at 7:00 pm
Rabbi David Paskin provided recommendations for
technologies and best practices for designing and hosting multi-access gatherings. He taught, shared, listened, guided and provided the tools for us to be more inclusive, more engaging and more effective for those in the room and also those on Zoom.
FROM TAY-SACHS TO BRCA-SAVING LIVES WITH MODERN GENETIC TESTING
Held on Wednesday October 20th at 1:00PM
Learn about the latest advancements in genetic testing from JScreen, the national online Jewish genetic testing initiative. This information can save lives!
Post Pandemic Considerations for Forward Thinking Congregations
Zooming for Jewish Disability Inclusion
Held Sunday morning, June 27, 2021
This interative Zoom Meeting addressed this issue in three parts:
First, Rebecca Redner provided an overview of disabilities affecting Jewish people. Next, Rivka Solomon and Jacob Speaks shared their stories of living with disabilities as well as the importance to them to Zoom with their communities. Rabbi Ben Weiner discussed his experiences as well and concluded the meeting with a Q & A session.
Key talking points included:
Should remote access continue in the post-pandemic era?
Why is this important to people with disabilities and others?
Why Zoom over live stream?
During the program, our speakers mentioned the following resources. Each title below is a clickable link:
Rebecca Redner referenced this article by Rabbi Elliot Dorff: Meshaneh Ha-Briyyot: A New Jewish Approach to Disabilities
Don't Call it Hybrid: Multi-Access is the Future for Jewish Communiites (eJewish Philanthropy article)
Considerations for Gathering Safely
Held Tuesday evening, June 22, 2021
During this webinar, presenters Dr. Bruce Weinstock and professional engineer Curt Freedman provided data-based guidance about considerations for gathering safely with our congregations and answered questions posed by participants in their registration forms and the program Q & A.
Bruce's PowerPoint presentation
To Find Your Local Covid19 Case Rate:
Go to your local town DPH website
Pick CITY and TOWN along the left side.
Click on “DATA BY CITY AND TOWN”
For indicator choose the “14 Day average daily incidence rate”
For the county unclick whatever is clicked and click your county
Click “Apply” at the bottom
See the rates for every town in your county.
Curt's PowerPoint presentation
An event to remember:
The 18th Annual
Connie Spear Birnbaum Memorial Lecture & Chai Anniversary Celebration--
The event videos
Part 1: Slide show, welcome, excerpts from previous lectures, "Shabbat Hamalka"
Part 2: Horace Mann, Andrea Campbell, Ben Birnbaum and featured speaker, Yossi Klein Halevi
Part 3: Excerpts from previous lectures, expressions of gratitude, special guest speaker (Sophia) "Lo Alecha Hamalacha Ligmor", credits