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Why Jewish community executives make so much money

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/cover_story/article/why_jewish_community_executives_make_so_much_money_20101215

The Forward newspaper has done a service to the American Jewish community by publishing the salaries of major executives of American Jewish organizations. They are essentially Jewish communal civil servants, and, as do all civil servants, they sacrifice a measure of privacy — and what is more private in the United States than the amount of money one earns? — for two very important goals: transparency and accountability.

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