JFN TV (Videos)

Video: Israel’s Social Sector In the Wake of COVID-19

(Session at JFN 2020 Virtual Convening, March 23, 2020)

 

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Video: Plenary from Day 1 of JFN 2020 Virtual Convening

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Video: Coronavirus Is a Test, and Failing Is Not an Option

JFN President and CEO Andrés Spokoiny speaks at the JFN 2020 Virtual Convening on March 23, 2020. Read the speech here.

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Video: Post-Election Scenarios in Israel -- and the Role Coronavirus May Play

Join Yohanan Plesner, president of the non-partisan Israel Democracy Institute and a former Member of Knesset, for an in-depth analysis of the March election results in Israel. In this March 17, 2020 webinar, Plesner discusses who won, who lost, and how the coronavirus changes everything.

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Coronavirus and the Jewish Community: Responses from the Field (First in an Ongoing Series)

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Video: Advice for First-Time JFN Conference-Goers

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Video: Growing Jewish Future on the Farm

What’s so Jewish about a farm? A lot it turns out. A new study reveals new metrics on the effectiveness of Jewish farms in engaging with new generations of Jews and addressing important social justice  and community food system goals. Learn more in this Feb. 23 webinar with leaders in the field (pun intended).

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Successful Leadership Transitions in the Jewish Community

We are in the midst of a major demographic shift in leadership in the Jewish community. By some counts, 75-90% of our leaders are turning over right now. And a CEO transition can be a time of great potential risk or reward for an organization. So what makes for a successful CEO transition? How can lay leaders ensure a smooth leadership succession process?

Leading Edge, an organization founded in 2014 to address the leadership pipeline challenges in the Jewish community, recently published six case studies that break down successful CEO transitions at American Jewish World Service, Bend the Arc, Combined Jewish Philanthropies, a JCC in the Midwest, Spertus, and Tufts Hillel.

Join Gali Cooks, President & CEO of Leading Edge, and Eben Harrell, Senior Editor at the Harvard Business Review and author of the case study series, for a conversation about the stories they unpacked and the lessons they learned from these case studies.

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Video—Briefing: Antisemitism in Brooklyn and Community Solutions

The startling spike in antisemitic crimes in Brooklyn in the past few months is part of a larger trend occurring more broadly across the country and the world.

Faith and community leaders representing populations in New York’s diverse neighborhoods have banded together to find solutions and reverse this trend. What are some of the best practices that are working and can they be replicated in other communities nationwide?

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Video—Waste Not, Want Not: Strategic Interventions for Sustainable Food Systems

Up to 40% of the food produced in the United States is wasted, while one in five Americans is unsure where their next meal is coming from. Similar statistics are true in Israel and throughout much of Europe.

This webinar brings together field experts Lisa MoonPresident and Chief Executive Officer of the Global Food Banking Network, Michal Bitterman, CEO and Co Founder of The Natural Step, and Aviva Paley, Senior Director and Co-Founder of Kitchens for Good, to discuss models for changing how we approach food waste and food rescue, and explore how philanthropy can work towards a more sustainable food system. Mitchell Davis, Chief Strategy Officer of the James Beard Foundation, moderates.

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