Collaborative Leadership in a Prosumer Generation

Collaborative Leadership in a Prosumer Generation
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Rabbi Kenneth Brander

President and Rosh HaReshet | Ohr Torah Stone

Moses and Joshua were both tasked with leading the Jewish people and yet their styles of leadership were profoundly different from one another. After the untimely death of his infant daughter almost twenty year... See more

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Revisiting a Joshua-esque Model of Leadership: Response to Rabbi Kenneth Brander

In his ELI talk, Rabbi Kenneth Brander argues in favor of what he calls a "Joshua-esque model of leadership," a view that understands leadership as collaborative, rather than unilateral.

Moses v. Joshua - Joshua: Land, Law and Leadership - AlephBeta Academy

In our last segment we discussed how Joshua seems to have everything working against him. He spoke wrongly with the golden calf, he spoke wrongly again in the Eldad and Maydad episode. He did not speak up quickly enough in the spies episode, leading the Talmud to say that Moses himself wondered whether or not Joshua would be influenced by the bad spies.

Rabbi Kenneth   Brander, 

President and Rosh HaReshet | Ohr Torah Stone

Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander is President and Rosh HaReshet of the Ohr Torah Stone network of 27 educational institutions; leadership development programs; advocacy, outreach, and social action initiatives. Rabbi Brander was Vice President for University and Community Life at Yeshiva University (YU), taught rabbinics at the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) and served as the inaugural David Mitzner Dean of Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future. He served as the senior rabbi of the Boca Raton Synagogue for 14 years, overseeing its explosive growth from 60 families to more than 600 families. He is a 1984 alumnus of Yeshiva College, received his ordination from RIETS as well as a special ordination from Machon Puah center of medical ethics in Israel, and from then-Chief Rabbi Mordechai Eliyahu, in the field of medical ethics, reproductive technology, and halakha. Rabbi Brander holds a Ph.D. in general philosophy and comparative literature.