How We Show Up At Work and Make Room for Difference

Dear Friends, I recently was profiled by Lower Manhattan HeadQuarters (LMHQ) in their monthly Q+A segment about all things Tanenbaum and all things me. As Deputy-CEO for Tanenbaum I am tasked with overseeing all of Tanenbaum’s program areas, along with fund development and communications. But the longest section of my early career began in public […]

A Path Forward: Confronting Hate in America

Knowing anti-Semitism is on the rise again. Seeing what happened in Charlottesville, then Pittsburg. Hearing the chants, “Jews will not replace us.” In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, we have to ask the hard question. Are there some people—bigots and extremists—who are so extreme, they just can’t change?  Our answer, “NO!” Support for this can […]

Paradigm Shifters in Armed Conflict

Notwithstanding unprecedented challenges, Tanenbaum’s Peacemakers in Action Network is busy on the frontlines strengthening communities & confronting armed conflicts every day. Tanenbaum CEO, Joyce Dubensky & staff recently published a groundbreaking piece in the Journal of Interreligious Studies (JIRS) in partnership with Harvard Divinity School’s Religions and the Practice of Peace Colloquium. Their article, Building […]

MLK’s Legacy of Faith and Nonviolence

Friends – In 2018, we saw communities that refused to let hate divide them. We saw the resilience of faith communities, as they supported refugees and survivors of violence and hate crimes. They remind us of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.—a man who staked his life on preaching nonviolence. Across faith traditions and within sacred […]

A Tanenbaum Gift – Inspired New Year’s Resolutions

Dear Friends, However you felt about 2018, today we greet a New Year. At Tanenbaum, we welcome 2019 by pausing to reflect on our New Year’s Resolutions, which draw from many religious and faith traditions. They inspire us.  And so we share them with you—in the hope that they move you as well, Joyce Dubensky, CEO, Tanenbaum SHARED VISIONS (Click to download PDF) FOR […]