David A. Teutsch

Train More Capable Leaders

There are several things we can do to ease the shortage of first-rate executive directors of Jewish groups. The most important is to make taking on the mantle of leadership more attractive to capable people.

Teach Your Children Well: Tzedaka Restores Justice

The word tzedaka, often translated as “charity,” comes from the Hebrew root tzedek, meaning “justice.” Its current usage was developed by the early rabbis, who recognized that the distribution of resources that results from a free-market economy must be adjusted by other means to ensure a fair society. Tzedaka is an expression of justice