A senior official at the New Israel Fund was detained at Israel’s airport on Wednesday, in an incident that an Israeli opposition lawmaker is calling “political persecution.”
Jim Offel has been named interim CEO of the San Francisco Jewish Community Federation.
EDITORIAL: Women are making huge strides in the Jewish world. But let’s not forget they still lag in the federations and other big groups, where power, money and impact actually reside.
We’ve survived for millennia yet Jews still feel anxious about such banal worries as, say, the impending retirement of the generation of baby boomer CEOs running Jewish organizations.
Jennifer Gorovitz is leaving the San Francisco Jewish federation to start a new chapter in her life. She says Jewish innovators — and other women — will pick up the torch.
Jennifer Gorovitz, the only woman to head a large Jewish federation, announced that she will step down from her post as head of the San Francisco federation.
SALARY SURVEY 2011: The Forward’s study of 76 Jewish groups finds little improvement for women in leadership, and the overall median annual salary dipped to $306,000.