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The Director had a Heart Attack and the President Resigned:
A Handbook on Board-Staff Relations

Foreword - Daniel J. Elazar
Preface
Introduction

PRESENT REALITIES AND FUTURE POSSIBILITIES
VARYING VIEWS ON THE GOVERNANCE PROCESS AND
BOARD-STAFF RELATIONS
The Survival and Success of Jewish Institutions: Assessing
Organizational and Management Patterns - Steven Windmueller
American Jewish Leaders View Board-Staff Relations
- Gerald B. Bubis and Steven M. Cohen
Toward a Contingency Model of Board-Executive Relations
- Ralph M. Kramer
The Delicate Balance - Board-Staff Relations
- Gerald B. Bubis and Jack Dauber
The Rabbinic Role in Organizational Decision-Making
- David A. Teutsch
The Jewish Community: A Partnership or a Corporation?
- Gerald A. Teller
Lessons for Successful Nonprofit Governance
- Peter F. Drucker
Positioning Women for National Leadership
- Shifra Bronznick
The Endangered Rabbi - Arthur Gross Schaefer
and Eric Weiss
Charting the Territory of Nonprofit Boards - Richard P. Chait
and Barbara E. Taylor
The Governing Board's Existential Quandary: An Empirical
Analysis of Board Behavior in the Charitable Sector
- Miriam M. Wood

SCENARIOS FROM REAL LIFE
Sexual Harassment
Should Staff be Asked to Do Personal Errands for
Board Members?
Federations and Synagogues
Female Staff at "Men Only" Fundraiser
Should an Executive Participate in By-Law Revision
Committee Meetings?
New Leader Wants to Make Changes
Staff Member Mediates between Wealthy President and
Young Adults Group
An Issue of Consideration, Accommodation, and "Who's
in Charge"
Clarification of Roles: Staff vs. Board
A Rabbi with a Life Contract, and an Attitude
Rabbis, Denominations, and the Federation Board
A Rabbi's Role When Board and Congregants Disagree:
Women's Aliyot
The Assigned Seating Dilemma: Rewarding Generosity
vs. Egalitarianism
Volunteer Leader Wants the Title But Does Not Do
the Work
Rabbi Emeritus is Still Attached
Power of a Wealthy Donor
Volunteer/Staff Differences over Fund-Raising Policy
Overcoming a Reputation for Sexism
Defining an Intern's Role
New Executive Must Reassert His or Her Role
Rabbinic Intern Program
Co-Chairs have Personality Conflict
More Observant Student Rabbi Celebrates Shabbat at
Congregants' Homes
An Executive Deals with a Powerful New President
Prominent Staff Executive has AIDS, Does Not Want
Public to Know
Accountability of Volunteers
Standards for Synagogue Board
Choosing a Good Volunteer Leader
The Place of Jewish Identity in the Agency
Teamwork
Well-Qualified, Competent Staff Person is Not a Public
Speaker
Open JCC on Friday Nights?
Interest in Israel
Use of Unpaid Interns in Underfunded Magazine Work
Preparation of Volunteer and Staff People for New
Program
Who Decides Fund-Raising Policy at Community Events?
A Job Poorly Done: The Tactful Solution
Federation President Makes Promises He Cannot Keep
Choosing a Committee Chair
Cancelling Underfunded Events
Allocation Formula When Funds Fall Short
Who Decides What to See on a Mission to Israel?
Changing a Policy to Accommodate a Volunteer Leader
The Bingo Dilemma
Rabbi and Congregants Disagree on Liturgy
Too Much Power for a Wealthy Donor
Proper Salary and Benefits for a Veteran Cantor
Deciding Whether or Not to Leave the National Service
Organization
Retirement Pension for a Part-Time Rabbi
Competing Jewish Student Groups on Campus
Director of Education and Board President Clash
How Volunteer Leader Sees Staff Person and Vice Versa
Tension Between Volunteer Chairperson and Staff Person
Hurt Feelings Lead to Nasty Gossip
Enthusiasm and Immaturity in a Leader
Role of Staff when Volunteer Chairperson is Not "On Task"
Young Staff Member with Elderly Clientele
Campaign Director and Division Chair Compete
Boundary between Volunteer and Professional is Blurred
Role of Staff
Volunteer Chairpeople "Drop the Ball"
Concerns of the Sephardi Community
Chair is Too Passive
Setting Priorities
Tactful Way to Say "Show Me the Money"
Failure to Communicate
Positive Changes without Negative Feelings
Rudeness between Volunteer and Professional

TOOLS AND EXERCISES
Ten Basic Rules for Productive Meetings
Preparing for a Meeting
Structuring a Meeting
Following Up on a Meeting
Dealing With Difficult Members
Behind the Scenes in a Meeting
Productive/Unproductive Meeting Behaviors
Three Major Components in a Meeting
Evaluate a Meeting
Committee Operations Analysis
Meeting Analysis
Improving How I Conduct a Meeting
Meeting Management: A Brief List of Readings
Concepts of Leadership
Approaches to Leadership Analysis
Jewish Communal Leadership: Reaction Sheet
Volunteer/Professional Relations: A Professional's View
Professional vs. Volunteer Roles: A Quiz to Stimulate
Discussion about Partnership
An Exercise to Assess Committee Importance and
Effectiveness
Management System
On Being a Group Leader - I
Leadership Effectiveness Grid
Styles of Leadership
Leadership Questionnaire
Leadership-Style Profile Sheet
Tzimtzum: Group Processes and Leadership
Tzimtzum: A Group Dynamic Model
Relationship Between Chairperson and Staff
Tzimtzum Questionnaire
Changing the Organization
Withdrawing
Self-Assessment Questionnaires: Mission; Policies
and Generation  of Resources; Administration and
Management
Leaders and Followers
Leaders and Followers Questionnaire
Decision-Making and Conflict-Management
Trust-Building Concepts
Jewish Values Which Affect Trust Levels
Values and Trust Questionnaire
On Being a Group Leader - II
Role of the Board Volunteer
Role of the Volunteer in a Jewish Agency
Value Systems
Volunteer/Professional Values Clarification
Delicate Balance Style
Selecting a Board for a Temple


"Post-Zionist" Philanthropists:
Emerging Attitudes of American Jewish Leaders
toward Communal Allocations

Foreword - Daniel J. Elazar
Overview: Jewish Leaders and Israel-
Philanthropy
The Context: Declining Attachment to Israel among
the Jewish Public
Methods
Findings
Conclusions
References
Appendix A - Profile of Respondents: Volunteers
versus Professionals
Appendix B - The 1996 American Jewish Leadership
Survey Results
About the Authors


Privatization and Increasing Competition in the Israeli Economy

PART ONE - CAPITAL MARKET REFORMS
The Reform of the Israeli Financial System and
What Remains to be Done - Asher Blass
Sophisticated Capital: Over-the-Counter Derivatives
Transactions* - Menachem Feder
Lessons from the Privatization Process in the Israeli
Economy* - Ben-Zion Zilberfarb
The Israeli Capital Market: The Global Context*
- Ron Lubash
The Role of the Capital Markets in Privatization*
- Eran Goren
The Principal Economic Challenge for Israel:
Closing the Gap in the Business Sector*
- Manfred Gerstenfeld

PART TWO - REFORMS IN THE MUNICIPALITIES
Creating a Municipal Bond Program in Israel
- Leon Bijou
Privatization in Local Authorities in Israel:
An Overview* - Sassi Shilo
Privatizing Public Parks Using Business Improvement
Districts - Leon Bijou
Practical Privatization: Privatizing Water and
Sewage Systems* - Moshe Levkovitz
Privatizing Water and Sewage Systems:
Legal Aspects* - Reuven Laster
Privatizing the Local Economic Company of Haifa*
- Avi Goldenberg

PART THREE - DECENTRALIZING THE PEACE PROCESS
Cooperation Agreements Between Israel and
Jordan in the Realm of Transportation*
- Nachum Langenthal
Private Sector Cross-Border Cooperation*
- Arnon Tiberg
Private Sector Cross-Border Cooperation from
a Jordanian Perspective - Omar Salah
Cross-Border Industrial Parks* - Stef Wertheimer,
Yitzhak Brick, Avraham Asehri
Municipal Cooperation with Jordan* - Gabi Kadosh
Public Authorities in the Middle East - Leon Bijou

*	Denotes English Abstract.  The complete article
appears in the Hebrew section.


Practical Privatization: Lessons from Cities and Markets

Part 1
Introduction - Daniel J. Elazar
Privatization: A Solution for the Fiscal Crisis in Cities
- Stephen Goldsmith
Part 2
Privatization Policy
Binyamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel
Yaakov Ne’eman, Minister of Finance
Part 3
Privatization: Means, Goals, and Methods
Financing the Future Through Privatization:
Democratizing the City's Business - Glenn Yago
Privatization - Means and Methods: Industrial
Development, Business Improvement Districts,
Tax-Incremental Financing, and Infrastructure
- Leon Bijou
The Israeli Capital Market’s Role in Privatization
and Infrastructure - Eran Goren
Financing Models and Cases: "The Good, the Bad,
and the Ugly" in Privatization - Ron Lubash
Part 4
Practical Privatization: Water and Environmental Quality
Privatization of Water and Sewage: The Case of
Pardess Hanna-Karkur - Moshe Levkovitz
Legislation to Advance Privatization - Ronen Volfman
Worldwide Privatization of Water Purification and
Sewage Treatment - Ian Gallentree
The Deposit Law for Environmental Quality - Dan Firer
Part 5
Municipal Privatization in Israel: The Reality in the Field
Mayors’ Roundtable: Stephen Goldsmith, Ehud Olmert,
Ze’ev Bielsky, Benny Vaknin
Part 6
Privatizing Municipal Services
Privatization of Public Parks: The Case of Bryant Park,
New York - Daniel Biederman
Privatization of Services: Water and Tax Collection in
Israel - Anthony Pollak
Practical Privatization: Processes and Goals
- Laurence Belinsky


Israel at the Polls, 1999

Camps:
1. Introduction: Elections 1999—The Interplay Between
Character, Political Culture, and Centrism
- Daniel J. Elazar and M. Ben Mollov
2. The Israeli Left in the 1999 Elections - Giora Goldberg
3. The Downfall of the National Camp? - Dr. Ami Pedahzur
4. The Shas Phenomenon and Religious Parties in the
1999 Elections - Etta Bick
5. Israeli "Russian" Parties and the New Immigrant Vote
- Vladimir Khanin
6. The Center Party - Efraim Torgovnik
7. The Arab Vote in the Israeli Elections: The Bid For
Leadership - Hillel Frisch
Factors and Processes:
8. Foreign Policy in the 1999 Israeli Elections
- Gerald M. Steinberg
9. External Factors in Israel’s 1999 Elections
-  Barry Rubin
10. The Media Camkpaign: The Shift to Alternative Media
- Eytan Gilboa
with Yaron Katz
11. La Bell(e) Epoque? A Comparison of Party Platform
and TV Propaganda Ideology in the 1999 Israeli
Elections - Atara Frenkel-Faran and Sam Lehman-Wilzig
12. Polls, Opinions and Political Decisions - An
Information Theory View of  the 1999 Elections
- Dov Te’eni,
Nachshon Margaliot and Yaacov J Katz
13. Economics and the 1999 Elections
- Manfred Gerstenfeld
14. Women in the 1999 elections. Still a Glass Ceiling?
- Yael Yishai


Israel at the Polls, 1996

Introduction: The Battle over Jewishness
and Zionism in the Post-Modern Era
- Daniel J. Elazar and Shmuel Sandler
PART I: THE PARTIES
Netanyahu Takes Over - Efraim Inbar
The Electoral Fall of the Israeli Left - Giora Goldberg
Religion, Ethnicity and Electoral Reform: The Religious
Parties and the 1996 Elections - Eliezer Don-Yehiya
The Arab Vote: The Radicalization of Politicization?
- Hillel Frisch
Sectarian Party Politics in Israel: The Case of Yisrael
B'Aliya, the Russian Immigrant Party - Etta Bick
PART II: FACTORS, PROCESSES, AND ISSUES
External Influences on the Israeli Elections
- Barry Rubin
The Media Campaign: The Negative Effects of
Positive Campaigning - Sam Lehman-Wilzig
The Great Losers: Women in the 1996 Elections
- Yael Yishai
Peace, Security and Terror in the 1996 Elections
- Gerald M. Steinberg
PART III: THE NEW POLITICS
The Direct Election of the Prime Minister:
A Balance Sheet - Bernard Susser
Elections 1996: The Candidates and the "New Politics"
- Michael Keren


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Religious Zionists in Jerusalem

Religious Zionists in Jerusalem: An Overview
- Daniel J. Elazar
Introduction
Chapter 1 - Theoretical Frameworks
Chapter 2 - Jerusalem: General Data
2.1  Size of Population and Rate of Increase
2.2  Intra-City Migration
2.3  Age Composition
2.4  Dependent Population
2.5  Family Size
2.6  Level of Education
2.7  Economic Indicators
2.8  Housing Density
Chapter 3 - Distribution of the National Religious
Population in Jerusalem
3.1  Education
3.2  Knesset Elections
3.3  Religious Services: Synagogues in
Jerusalem
Chapter 4 - Relative Weight of the National Religious
Population in the Spheres of Communal Life in
Jerusalem
4.1  Municipal Politics: Representation on
the Municipal Council
4.2  Culture
4.3  Economics
Chapter 5 - Summary and Conclusions
Notes
Bibliography


Jewish Centers and Peripheries: Europe between America and Israel
50 Years After World War II

Introduction: The Post-Holocaust Dynamics
of Jewish Centers and Peripheries - S. Ilan Troen
PART I: THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES
1. Reflections on the Jewish Present-Past
- Yosef Gorny
2. From Israeli Hegemony to Diaspora Full Autonomy:
The Current State of Ethno-National Diasporism and the
Alternatives Facing World Jewry - Gabriel Sheffer
PART II: HISTORICAL DOCUMENTATION
3. The Involvement and Policies of American Jewry in
Revitalizing European Jewry - Ralph I. Goldman
4. National Communism and Jewish Politics: Romanian
Chief Rabbi Rosen's Miracles and Dilemmas
- Leon Volovici
PART III: COMMUNITY PERSPECTIVES--EASTERN EUROPE
5. Jews in the Former Soviet Union: Between
Dissolution and Renaissance - Rashid Kaplanov
6. Jewish Intellectuals and the Problem of
Reconstruction of the Jewish Community in Russia
- Mikhail Krutikov
7. Jewish Hungary Today: The Jewish Cultural Heritage
in the Contemporary Culture of Hungary
- Geza Komoroczy
8. The Jewish Communities of Vienna and Cracow:
Communities Against All Odds - Sonia Misak
PART IV: COMMUNITY PERSPECTIVES--WESTERN
EUROPE
9. From Mosaics to Jews: The Rejection of an
Unsuccessful Pattern - Morton H. Narrowe
10. Five Centuries After the Expulsion of the Jews
from Spain, Is the French Jewish Community a
Model of a New Golden Age? - Jean-Jacques Wahl
11. British Jewry: Prospects and Problems
- Marlena Schmool
12. A Community of Paradox: Office, Authority,
and Ideas in the Changing Governance of Anglo-Jewry
- Israel Finestein
13. The German Jewish Community: Between
Adjustment and Ambivalence - Alan Mittleman
14. The Renaissance of Jewish Learning in
Post-World War II Europe - David Patterson
PART V: VIEWS FROM AMERICA AND ISRAEL
15. Old World and New World Diasporas: Similar
Problems But Different Solutions? - Barry A. Kosmin
16. Cooperation and Tensions Between American
Jewry and Israel Over Selected Problems Confronting
European Jewry - David Clayman
17. Sixty Years of World Jewish Congress
Diplomacy: From Foreign Policy to the Soul of
a Nation - Avi Beker
18. Israel and the Diaspora: Roles and
Responsibilities - E. Zev Sufott
Conclusion: Building a European Jewish Future
- Daniel J. Elazar
Contributors


Post-Soviet Jewry: Critical Issues

Foreword - Daniel J. Elazar
Introduction
1. Demography
Russia / Ukraine / Belarus / Baltic States / Moldova
/ Caucasus Mountain Area / Central Asia
2. Jewish Identity and Anti-Semitism
Jewish Identity of Post-Soviet Jewry / Anti-Semitism
3. Jewish Communal Infrastructure
The Jewish Religious Presence / The Beginnings of a
Jewish Communal Infrastructure / The Russian Jewish
Congress /  Ukrainian Jewish Organizations / Jewish
Organizations in the Border States
4. Welfare Needs of the Post-Soviet Jewish Population
5. Jewish Education
Jewish Day Schools / Supplemental and Informal
Jewish Education / University and Post-Secondary
Jewish Education / Adult Education
6. The International Presence in Post-Soviet Jewish Life
Jewish Agency for Israel / Nativ - Lishkat Hakesher /
Joint Distribution Committee / Other Programs /
Continuing Problems
7. Emigration
8. Post-Soviet Jewry on the Cusp of the
Twenty-First Century


Still Moving: Recent Jewish Migration in Comparative Perspective

Preface
Part I: Setting the Context
1. Israel, the Jewish People, and the New World of
Migration - Daniel J. Elazar and Morton Weinfeld
2. The Global Context of Migration to Israel
- Sergio DellaPergola
3. Israeli Democracy, the Law, and the Protection of
Citizens and Minorities - Irwin Cotler
4. Comparing Recent Multi-Ethnic Immigration to
Canada and to Israel: Impact on Social Cohesion
and Approaches to Integration - Alti Rodal
Part II: Jewish Migration and Integration in Israel
5. The Wave of Immigration in the 1990s
- Shmuel Adler
6. The Current Wave of Former Soviet Union Immigrants:
Their Absorption Process in Israel - An On-Going Survey
(1990-1995) - Natalia Damian and
Yehudit Rosenbaum Tamari
7. Absorption Policies in Israel: The Retraining of
Immigrant Scientists  in an Emergency Mass
Immigration - Iris Geva-May
8. Internal Migration in Israel: From Periphery to
Center - From Rural to Urban - David Newman
Part III: Migration to the Diaspora - The Canadian and
U.S. Cases
9. With Our Young and With Our Old:
Multi-Generational Family Migration and
Ethnic/Religious Identity - Allen Glicksman
10. The Economic Performance of Jewish Immigrants
to Canada: A Case of Double Jeopardy?
- James W. Dean and Don J. DeVoretz
11. Refugees, Human Rights, and the Making of
Israeli Foreign Policy: The Conferral of Refugee Status
on Israelis as a Case-Study - Irwin Cotler
12. The Integration of Jewish Immigrants in Montreal:
Models and Dilemmas of Ethnic Match
- Morton Weinfeld
Part IV: Diaspora Experiences
13. Israel-Jewish Diaspora Experience as a Model
for Other State-Diaspora Relationships
- Manfred Gerstenfeld
14. The Loyalties of Ethno-National Diasporas
and the Case of the Jewish Diaspora - Gabriel Sheffer
15. Have We Learned from History?: Jewish Voluntary
Organizations and Israel - Their Attitude Towards
International Migration - Judi Widetzky
16. The Dwindling Jewish Communities in the
Muslim Countries of the Middle East: Their Current
Status and Reasons for Mass Emigration
- George E. Gruen
17. Jewish on Three Continents: Reflections of a
Two-Time Migrant - Ernest Stock
Part V: Freedom of Movement: Should There Be a
Right of Free International Migration?
18. Freedom of Movement - The International
Legal Framework - David Matas
19. Freedom of Migration: Legal Standards and
State Practice - Justus Weiner
Appendix: Study of Jewish Community Organization
- Publications
Contributors


The New Zealand Jewish Community

Preface
Introduction - Daniel J. Elazar
Chapter One - The Jews of New Zealand
Chapter Two - The Tenacity of Jewish Commitment
Chapter Three - The Organizational Structure of the
New Zealand Jewish Community
Chapter Four - Religion, Education, and Culture
Chapter Five - Communal Welfare and Defense
Chapter Six - Israel and World Jewry
Chapter Seven - The Constitutional Documents of
New Zealand Jewry
Chapter Eight - Future Prospects

Appendices: Constitutional Documents of New
Zealand Jewry
Religious/Congregational:
Beth Israel Congregation, Auckland, 1929
Dunedin Jewish Congregation, 1897
Wellington Hebrew Congregation Beth El, 1977
Wellington Liberal Jewish Congregation (circa 1961)
Educational/Cultural:
Wellington Hebrew Schools, 1932
Wellington Jewish Social Club, 1977
Wellington Jewish Community Centre, 1977
B'nai B'rith Wellington Unit No. 5187, 1980
External Relations/Defense:
Wellington Regional Jewish Council, 1981
Communal/Welfare:
Wellington Chevra Kadisha (circa 1958)
Council of Jewish Women, Wellington, 1992
Wellington Hebrew Philanthropic Society, 1988
Israel/World Jewry:
Womens International Zionist Organisation
New Zealand Federation (circa 1975)
Wellington Zionist Society (circa 1974)
Zionist Federation of New Zealand, 1974
Jewish National Fund of New Zealand (circa 1973)


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Covenant and Constitutionalism: The Great Frontier
and the Matrix of Federal Democracy

Preface
Introduction: The New World Experience
Part I: The United States: An Almost Covenanted Polity
1. Covenant and the American Founding
2. The Revolution and the Declaration of Independence
3. Constitutions as Covenants
Part II: The United States: The Covenant Challenged
4. Covenant and Contending Principles in the Expansion
of the United States
5. Slavery and Secession: Covenant versus Compact
6. Covenant and the Challenges of Human Nature
7. The Sum of Covenantal Expressions
Part III: Covenant on the Great Frontier
8. The Western Hemisphere: False and Real Frontiers
9. The Southern Hemisphere and the Asian Coast
10. Covenant as a Theo-Political Tradition: A Summary
Statement
Index


Covenant and Civil Society:
The Constitutional Matrix of Modern Democracy

Preface
Introduction
Part I: Covenant: From Commonwealth to Civil Society
1. Prologue: Toward a Civil Constitutionalism
2. Covenant and the New Political Science
3. Britain: From Whiggism to Liberalism
4. From Tocqueville to Personalism: Covenant and its
Displacement in Post-Revolutionary European Thought
5. Four Twentieth-Century Federalist Thinkers
Part II: Covenant and the Age of State-Building
6. Europe: Modern Nationalism and the Covenant
Tradition
7. The Covenant Motif in Modern Revolutions
8. Revolutions: Cooperative, Collectivist, and
Coercive
9. Swiss Exceptionalism: Communal and Liberal
Democracy
Part III: Covenant and Constitutionalism
10. Constitutionalism: The Modern Expression of the
Covenantal Tradition
11. The Three Dimensions of the Constitution
12. The Covenant Tradition and Rights
Part IV: Present and Future
13. The Decline and Possible Revival of Covenant
in Our Times
14. Toward a World Covenantal Network
15. Covenant, Republicanism, and Democracy
16. Where Does This Bring Us?
Excursus 1. The Language of Covenant
Excursus 2. The Biblical Covenant as the Foundation of
Justice, Obligations and Rights
Index


A Classification System for Libraries of Judaica

Preface
Introduction
Classifying a Book
Summary
001-099 Bible and Biblical Studies
100-199 Classical Judaica: Halakhah and Midrash
200-299 Jewish Observance and Practice
300-399 Jewish Education
400-499 Hebrew, Jewish Languages, and Sciences
500-599 Jewish Literature
600-699 The Jewish Community: Society and the Arts
700-799 Jewish History, Geography, Biography
800-899 Israel and Zionism
900-999 General Works
Index


The Jewish Experience of Time:
Philosophical Dimensions of the Jewish Holy Days

Preface
Chapter 1 - The Jewish Calendar: The Significance of Time
Cycles
Chapter 2 - Indicators of Time: Holidays and Festivals
Chapter 3 - The Sabbath: Recalling the Creation
- Remembering the Exodus
Chapter 4 - Rosh Hashanah: The Holiday of Creation
Chapter 5 - Yom Kippur: Confession, Atonement and
Repentance
Chapter 6 - Teaching Joyfulness in the Festival of
Sukkot
Chapter 7 - The Tension Between Martyrdom and Who is
Lord Over Us (The Ideational Progression of Hanukkah)
Chapter 8 - The Twice-Averted Gaze: Purim, Holiday of
Exile
Chapter 9 - Passover: Education to a Life of Freedom
Chapter 10 - The Confrontation with Suffering (Holocaust
Memorial Day and Tisha B’Av)
Chapter 11 - Spiritual Freedom and Political Freedom
(Passover and Independence Day)
Chapter 12 - Repairing Exile: The People, the Land, and
the Torah (Shavuot)
Chapter 13 - The Individual Enters the Covenant
Chapter 14 - Afterword: Commentary on the Holiday


Constitutionalizing Globalization

Introduction
Ch. 1. From Statism to Federalism: A Paradigm Shift
Ch. 2. Confederation as a Species of Federalism
Ch. 3. Confederation and Federal Liberty
Ch. 4. Federalism in the New Europe
Ch. 5. The Revival of Confederation in Europe
Ch. 6. Other Confederal Arrangements
Ch. 7. Confederal Arrangements and the Emerging
World Order
Ch. 8. The Federal Dimensions of State-Diaspora
Relations
Ch. 9. What Should We Learn from All of This?
Appendix A. Membership of the United Nations and
Its Specialized and Related Agencies
Bibliography
Index 


The Conservative Movement in Judaism: Dilemmas and Opportunities

Introduction -- Conservative Judaism: Past and Future
The Conservative Achievement
Confronting Difficult Issues
Methodology of this Study
Looking Toward the Future


PART ONE: THE STATE OF THE MOVEMENT

Chapter One --	A History of Ambivalence
A Reluctant Separation
The Movement as a Party
From Party to Camp?

Chapter Two -- Institutions
The Changing Position of the Seminary
The Congregational Heart of the Movement
The Variety of Congregational Models
A Note on Youth Movements
New Institutions Emerge
The Ramah Camps
The Havurot
The Solomon Schechter Schools

Chapter Three -- Ideology and Theology
God, Torah, and Israel
Shifts and Stages
Benchmarks and Boundaries

Chapter Four -- Style
Sephardim and Litvaks
Elite and Mass
Rabbinical Preeminence
Synagogism
Religious Observance

Chapter Five -- Demographics
Concentric Circles of Jewishness
Decline in the Fourth Generation
Orthodoxy Resurgent
The Changing Family
A Note on Regionalism in the Conservative Movement

Chapter Six -- Leadership
In the Movement
In the Congregations
In the Jewish World
Voluntary Leadership in the Existing Institutional
Framework

Chapter Seven -- The World Movement
The New Context of World Jewry
The Scope of the World Conservative/Masorti Movement
The Movement in Israel
A Missed Direction
A New Partnership

Chapter Eight -- What the Movement's Leadership Seeks
Raising the Halakhic Profile
Enhancing Conservative Intellectual Life
Addressing the Spiritual Needs of Conservative Jews
The Communal Approach
The Zionist Approach
Resolving Conflicts, Setting Priorities


PART TWO: NEXT STEPS

Chapter Nine -- Ideology, Halakhah and a Broadened Base
The Need for Ideological Clarification
Fostering a More Serious Halakhic Movement
Broadening the Base
Confronting the Demographic Challenge
Building a Real World Movement
Building a Masorti Movement in Israel
Is Conservative Judaism Best Served Through a Single
Movement or a Multi-Movement Community?
Links with the Jewish People

Chapter Ten -- Internal Unity
From Congregationalism to Community
Reducing the Gap Between the Circles
Integrating the Movement's Parts into a Whole
Broadening the Leadership
The Role of the Jewish Theological Seminary
Strengthening Rabbinic Leadership
Learning from History: A Summary and Final Word
Glossary


Religion and the Public Square:
Attitudes of American Jews in Comparative Perspective

Introduction -- Steven M. Cohen
Methods and Data
Findings
Summary and Conclusions
References
The National Survey on Religion and American Life:
Jewish Public Sample
Non-Jewish Public Sample
Jewish Leaders Sample
Comments:
Riv-Ellen Prell
Leonard Fein
Elliott Abrams
Tables and Charts
Table 1 - Jewish Identity Indicators
Table 2 - Jewish Background Characteristics
Table 3 - Denominational Identification
Table 4 - Support for Religious Accommodation in the Schools
Chart 1 - Support for Religious Accommodation in the Schools
Table 5 - Support for Expression of Religion in Public Life
Chart 2 - Support for Expression of Religion in Public Life
Table 6 - Attitudes toward Church and Clerical Involvement in Politics
Table 7 - Attitudes toward Sexually-Oriented Issues
Table 8 - Liberal Attitudes and Background
Table 9 - Favorable Attitudes toward Liberal and Conservative Activist
Groups
Chart 3 - Favorable Attitudes toward Liberal Activist Groups
Chart 4 - Favorable Attitudes toward Conservative Activist Groups
Table 10 - Views on Antisemitism in American Society
Chart 5 - Views on Antisemitism in American Society
Table 11 - Perceptions of Antisemitism among Selected Groups
Chart 6 - Perceptions of Antisemitism among Selected Groups
Table 12 - The Impact of Religiosity and Liberalism on Attitudes
toward Religion in the Public Square
Table 13 -	The Relationship of Jewish Involvement with Attitudes
toward Religion in the Public Square


Privatization: Alternative Financing for Urban Infrastructure

In English:
Outline of Legal Considerations for Parking Revenue
Financing - Robert P. Feyer
Improved Access to Capital through Bond Insurance
- Michael A. Freed
Parking Facility Feasibility: The American Experience
- Fruma Narov
Municipal Revenue Bonds for Parking Facilities
- Ron Lubash
Alternative Urban Economic Development: Lessons
from the U.S. - Stanley Gold
Postscript - First Time in Israel: A Local Authority Will Issue
Municipal Bonds to Finance a Municipal Project - Shai Eliash

In Hebrew:
Opening Address - Mayor Ron Huldai
Tel Aviv-Yafo Development Projects - Ariel Kappon
Sources of Finance for Urban Development - Anat Keinan
Examining the Possibility of Grading the Habimah
Parking Facility - Dorit Salinger
Alternative Financial Structures - Glenn Yago
Issuing Municipal Bonds in Local Authorities - Miri Katz
Parking Facility Feasibility: The American Experience
- Fruma Narov
How Do You Market Them? - Ronen Zelnir
Municipal Bonds as an Investment Option - Dror Nagel


Privatization and Capital Market Reforms

Preface - Prof. Ben-Zion Zilberfarb
Introduction - Capital Market Reform Tasks
Capital Access and Economic Growth - Dr. Glenn Yago
Factors Impinging upon Privatization Policy - Prof. Yaakov Ne'eman
Privatization of State-Owned Enterprises - Yaron Jacobs
Cost of Existing Pension Fund Arrangements - Dr. Asher Blass
Capital Market Reform: Survey, Analysis, and Implications
- Dr. Eyal Sulgenik
Improving Demand and Supply in the Capital Markets - Adi Rivlin
Capital Market Regulation - Prof. Ben-Zion Zilberfarb


Jewish Polity and American Civil Society:
Communal Agencies and Religious Movements in the American Public Square

Foreword - Alan Mittleman
Introduction - The Jewish Political Tradition and
the English-Speaking World - Daniel J. Elazar

I.	Communal Agencies
1  "Defenders": National Jewish Community Relations Agencies
- Steven Windmueller
2	Local Community Relations Councils and Their National Body
- Michael C. Kotzin
3	History of Israel Advocacy - Martin J. Raffel
4	The Jewish Social Welfare Lobby in the United States
- Joel M. Carp

II. Religious Movements
5	The Conservative Movement and the Public Square
- Gordon M. Freeman
6	Reform Judaism, Minority Rights, and the Separation
of Church and State - Lance Sussman
7	Mainstream Orthodoxy and the American Public Square
- Lawrence Grossman
8	Haredim and the Public Square: The Nature of the
Social Contract  - Samuel C. Heilman
9	Reconstructionism and the Public Square: A Multi-Cultural
Approach to Judaism in America - David Teutsch
10	Jewish Renewal - Allan Arkush
Afterword - Alan Mittleman


Jews and the American Public Square: History, Thought, and Practice

Introduction - Alan Mittleman
I. 	Historical Dimensions
1	An Overview of American Jewish Defense - Naomi W. Cohen
2	Church-State Dilemmas of American Jews - Jonathan Sarna

II. 	Constitutional Dimensions
3	Believers and the Founders' Constitution - Ralph Lerner
4	The Rule of Law and the Establishment Clause - Martin J. Plax
5	Religion and Liberal Democracy - Marc D. Stern

III. 	Political Dimensions
6	Jewish Activism in the Washington "Square":
An Analysis and Prognosis - Marshall J. Breger
7	Uncertain Steps: American Jews in the New Public Square
- Harvey Sicherman
8	The Jewish Debate Over State Aid to Religious Schools
- Jack Wertheimer

IV. 	Sociological Dimensions
9	Jewish Involvement in the American Public Square:
The Organizational Disconnect - Sherry Israel
10	Public Jews and Private Acts: Family and Personal Choices
in the Public Square and in the Private Realm - Sylvia Barack Fishman

V. 	Philosophical Dimensions
11	Jewish Critics of Strict Separationism - David Dalin
12	Under His Own Vine and Fig Tree - The Contemporary Jewish
Approach to Religion in American Public Life and Its Problems
- Hillel Fradkin
13	Toward a Jewish Public Philosophy in America - David Novak


Commonwealth: The Other Road to Democracy -- The Swiss Model of Democratic Self-Government

1	Civil Society and Commonwealth: Two Models of
Democratic Republicanism
- Daniel J. Elazar

Part I 	The Swiss Commonwealth
2 	Communal Democracy and Liberal Democracy:
An Outside Friend's Look at the Swiss Political Tradition
- Daniel J. Elazar
3	The Covenantal Basis for the Development of Swiss
Political Federalism: 1291-1848
- J. Wayne Baker
4	Consociational Democracy and Corporatism in Switzerland
- Gerhard Lehmbruch
5	The Communal Basis of Swiss Liberty
- Max Frenkel
6	The Banner of Upright Swiss Liberty
- Michael Platt

Part II	Governing the Commonwealth
7	The Swiss Communal Ethic
- Terry Nichols Clark
8	Democracy by Competition: Referenda and Federalism
in Switzerland
- Bruno S. Frey and Iris Bohnet
9	The Role of Semi-Direct Democracy in Shaping Swiss
Federalism: The Behavior of Cantons Regarding Revision
of the Constitution, 1866-1981
- Andre Eschet-Schwarz
10	Constitutional Change in Swiss Cantons: An Assessment
of a Recent Phenomenon
- Hanspeter Tschaeni
11	Administering Government in Canton St. Gallen
- Ioan Bowen Rees
12	Switzerland as a Model in the Commonwealth Tradition
- Daniel J. Elazar