Month: October 2016

Synagogues: IBM with Soul

There were a couple of articles I recently read on ejewishphilanthropy.com that for me, presented a bit of a quandary. On Friday, it was “Why Leaders Shouldn’t Aspire to Run Congregations Like Businesses”. Then today, there was “A Reminder of

Pitch Me!

One of my High Holy Day memories from childhood is the first time I heard a campaign pitch. Back in the 1960s, supporting Israel was important to many. I can’t remember if it was Harold Ponn or Harry Feldman –

A Good Seat…

A couple of weeks ago, we went to an event at the local library. A few New York Times reporters were talking about the presidential election. The event was to start at 4:00 PM and the doors were not opened

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