Rehfeld selection prompts online discussion

Andrew Rehfeld


The selection of Washington University Professor Andrew Rehfeld as next Jewish Federation leader has prompted discussion on

Atlanta rabbi and Jewish community professional Louis Feldstein questioned whether someone with more experience working within the Jewish community on a professional basis should have been chosen — and asks whether the decision is a sign of diminishing respect for professionals working in the Jewish community. 
Several readers responded in comments to the post and longtime St. Louis Jewish community professional (and Director of the Millstone Institute for Jewish Leadership) Marci Mayer Eisen sent in a letter responding to Feldstein’s commentary.
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