Response: Dreams That Cannot Die

By Hillel Levine

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), Spring 2011

The author reflects on Gary Rosenblatt's article, "The Life of a Dream," (found in this issue of the journal), which he describes as a piece of investigative journalism of Jewish communal affairs that is still unmatched. But he states that what was at stake in the success of the Institute for Jewish Life as a response to the set of events in the Fall of 1969 was the preservation of one important feature of Jewish survival: an organizational center. Jews' capacity to survive and flourish for millennia under circumstances that strained the abilities of other larger and more powerful groups depended on some such center.

Topic: Innovation, Organizational Development, Jewish Federations, Change, Jewish Organizations, Communal Organization

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Editor: Naron Chalew, Gail

Volume/Issue: Vol.86/No.1/2

Page Number(s): 60-64

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Levine, Hillel. Response: Dreams That Cannot Die. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). Spring 2011: 60-64. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=13784


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