Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi
By Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi
Why Do CEOs Make So Much While Everyone Else Makes So Little?
To the Editor, Thank you for lifting the veil on how much some CEOs in the Jewish community are paid. Most if not all of the highly paid CEOs are outstanding professionals — and every day I am grateful that they bring their brilliance, passion and skills to the Jewish people and its institutions. But…
Jewish Day Schools’ Dirty Little Secret
Two annual events in the Jewish community took place this week — the North American Jewish Day School Conference and the start of Jewish Disabilities Awareness Month. Perhaps not coincidentally, despite the fact that the Day School conference is the largest in history with more than 1,000 educators and supporters gathering in Washington, it does…
Remembering Marla Gilson
In Washington, the value of people is all too often measured by how close they are to this senator or that one, or what office they hold in whichever administration is in power at the moment. Yet Marla Gilson wasn’t a senator, Cabinet secretary or billionaire. Completely down to earth, she was never wearing the…
Save Darfur, Sure, but Also Worry About Iran
In the past month I have been to more than a dozen Jewish communities, and everywhere I go I see signs and wristbands that say “Save Darfur.” Time and again I am touched that our people understand that tikkun olam includes taking care of others. But to be frank, if I go to yet another…
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Forwarding the News
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