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Collaboration

“a threefold cord is not easily broken” (Ecclesiastes 4:12)

  • We work together to achieve a common goal, leveraging each other’s unique strengths to maximize our impact. 
  • We encourage giving and receiving feedback, checking for understanding, and listening with an open mind. 
  • We intentionally seek opportunities for collaboration and alternative viewpoints, within our organization and our community. 

 

Integrity

V’asita hayashar v’hatov (“and you shall do what is proper and good”) 

  • We follow through on our commitments and are accountable to our community, our leadership, and our staff. 
  • We are transparent about our goals and our decision-making processes. 
  • We build trust through open communication and consistently act in alignment with our values.

 

Respect

Kavod HaBriyot (“honor the creations”) 

  • We embrace the diversity of the Jewish people and honor its wide array of practices and traditions. 
  • We share our appreciation for contributions and accomplishments across the Jewish community. 
  • We practice civil discourse and value viewpoint diversity. 

 

Innovation

Hitlamdut (“openness to learn”) 

  • We cultivate new ideas and programs to address the evolving needs of the Jewish people. 
  • We take informed risks, learn from our successes and failures, and strive for continuous improvement in all we do. 
  • We invest in potential and nurture creativity. 

 

Community

Kehilla/Areivut (“community/mutual responsibility”)

  • We empower active Jewish engagement, rooted in meaningful relationships. 
  • We contribute to the well-being of the Jewish people, locally and globally. 
  • We strive to repair the world by building bridges, recognizing we are stronger together. 

 

Our Impact

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