Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Can U.S. Jewish organizations survive the economic crisis?

Haaretz just posted a really interesting story about Jewish organizations in the US and the global economic mess.

The main take-away is that most of the organizations will probably survive one round of cost-cutting, because it will be trimming the fat, and that those who use it as am opportunity to consolidate wisely (like, say, getting rid of overly expensive facilities and under-performing personnel) as opposed to using this as an excuse to drive more politically motivated cuts.

Read the article here

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