gearLeadership Development

Committed, knowledgeable and skilled leaders are the most important determinant of the capacity of the organized Jewish community. Systematic efforts to recruit, train and place emerging and established leaders takes place both within individual agencies, organizations, and congregations as well as at the community-wide level.

FY2014 FY2013 FY2012 Net change Percent change
Approximate number of executive board positions in the Jewish community 730 730 0 0%
Percentage of women in executive board positions in the Jewish community 41% 40% 1% 2.5%
Percentage of young people (under 45) in executive board positions in the Jewish community 16.4% 16.4% 0% 0%
Number of participants in leadership development programs  29 29 42 (0) (0%)
Number of leadership development programs in Jewish organizations in Pittsburgh 2 2 3 (0) (0%)
Current number of Pittsburgh Jewish residents on the National Young Leadership Cabinet 13 13 11 2 15%
Approximate cumulative number of Pittsburgh Jewish residents on the National Young Leadership Cabinet 175 175
Years that National Young Leadership Cabinet has been running 52 51

 

Organizations that participated in this study include:  Adat Shalom, the Agency for Jewish LearningAhavath Achim CongregationBeth El Congregation, Beth Hamedrash Hagodol – Beth Jacob , Beth Israel CenterBeth Israel Congregation of LatrobeBnai Emunoh ChabadChabad Jewish Center of MonroevilleChabad Lubavitch of the South HillsChabad of Pittsburgh, Community Day School, Congregation Bet TikvahCongregation Beth ShalomCongregation B’nai AbrahamCongregation Emanu-El Israel, Congregation Kether Torah, Dor HadashHillel Academy of Pittsburgh, Hillel Jewish University Center, the Jewish Association on Agingthe Jewish Community Center, Jewish Family & Children’s ServiceJewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, Jewish Residential ServicesLubavitch CenterPoale Zedeck, Riverview TowersRodef ShalomShaare Torah CongregationTemple Bnai IsraelTemple DavidTemple Emauel of the South HillsTemple SinaiTree of Life * Or L’Simcha, Young Israel of Pittsburgh, and Yeshiva Schools.