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  • Silverman to start a little early

    It appears that Jerry Silverman will be starting at his job a few weeks earlier than expected. He was set to take over for Howard Rieger as the president and CEO of the United Jewish Communities/Jewish Federations of North America on Sept. 30. But according to the following email from the incoming UJC chairperson, Kathy… More ▸

  • It’s official: Jerry is in at UJC. Full story.

    Here’s the story: NEW YORK (JTA) — The umbrella organization of the North American Jewish federation system has hired Jerry Silverman, a key player in raising tens of millions of dollars for Jewish summer camps, as its next president and CEO. Silverman has been tapped to take the reigns at the United Jewish Communities, which… More ▸

  • Wanted: CEO for Foundation for Jewish Camp

    Now that Jerry Silverman is leaving for the UJC, the Foundation for Jewish Camp needs a new CEO. COO Maggie Bar-Tura will serve as the acting CEO while the organization searches, its president Skip Vichness told me this afternoon. A search committee is in place and it will consider candidates from both inside and outside… More ▸

  • Silverman named CEO of UJC

    After months of speculation, the United Jewish Communities announced minutes ago that Jerry Silverman will take over as the CEO of the organization effective Sept. 30. I’ll have more shortly as I just got off the phone with Silverman. But here is the press release from the UJC: UJC/JEWISH FEDERATIONS OF NORTH AMERICA ANNOUNCES THE SELECTION… More ▸

  • No new UJC head yet…

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  • Who’s going to be the next UJC exec? Some names…

    Ever since the CEO of the United Jewish Communities, Howard Rieger, announced that he would be leaving his post at the end of August, the big question around the organization that is the umbrella of the Jewish federation system has been “Who will replace Howard?” From what I am hearing, the UJC wants to have… More ▸