Are businessmen better at running Jewish non-profits?
The appointment of a litigator to the top post at UJA sparks debate over how appropriate it is to hire executives from the for-profit sector.
NEW YORK — When Eric Goldstein was hired late last month as the incoming CEO of the largest Jewish federation in the United States, many at UJA-Federation of New York welcomed the news. Outside, however, others worry about what hiring an attorney — a litigator, no less — who is also a long-time volunteer at the federation means for those trying to work their way up in...
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