Similar to TED talks, JTalks are compelling and inspiring presentations given by talented executives in the JCC field.
Ivy Harlev, Executive Director of the Siegel JCC
Ivy Harlev describes ways the JCC creates connections and builds community, welcoming individuals and organizations, to blend and intermingle within the eruv* of the JCC.
*a boundary that allows observant Jews to carry needed things in public on Shabbat.
Marc Fisher, CEO of the Mayerson JCC
Marc Fisher identifies various roles JCC executives play in community building. He reframes when it is appropriate to lead, support or promote—recognizing that “rising tides lift all boats.”
Lael Gray, Executive Director of the Asheville JCC
Lael Gray shares how the Asheville JCC collaborates and develops programs with other organizations to welcome and embrace every newcomer and member of the 2,500-person Jewish community—including families with young children, and the 50 percent who are over 50.
Joel Dinkin, Executive Vice President of the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston
Joel Dinkin outlines his core values and guiding principles for JCC CEOs in their roles as Chief Engagement Officers.
Bill Kaplan, Executive Director of the Shalom Institute
Bill Kaplan and the Shalom Institute are community conveners, partnering with 70 to 80 organizations under the “Big Jewish Tent” to ensure the Jewish future.