“Being inclusive starts with asking questions and understanding what people are feeling and seeking.”
Some Jewish charities may be holding onto bad habits after the sting of the Ponzi scheme has passed.
Gideon Taylor, the new CEO of the JCRC, led the Claims Conference amidst a major fraud scandal involving restitution for Holocaust survivors.
The controversy could have a chilling effect on other women who aspire to lead in the Jewish world.
“We’re bracing ourselves for some pretty bad scenarios.”
“With some of these orgs, you kind of scratch your head, like, ‘Really? How did they get that?’”
Synagogue leadership need to think creatively to connect around financial issues in compassionate but intentional ways
“There’s something here that is being shown about the method by which we fund that needs to be revised.”
“The last thing people are thinking about is giving to a nonprofit.”
“If you’re going to funnel money to a charity, no one’s going to ask a lot of questions. If you’re willing to give money, they’re going to take it.”