Schmid, Hillel 1944-

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Schmid, Hillel 1944-

PERSONAL:

Born July 11, 1944, in Palestine (now Israel); son of Israel (a municipal mayor) and Yehudith (a homemaker) Schmid; married September 3, 1967; wife's name Tikva (a teacher); children: Yaron, Michel, Noam. Ethnicity: "Jewish." Education: Trained at Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Religion: Jewish.

ADDRESSES:

Home—Mevasseret Zion, Israel. Office—Center for the Study of Philanthropy in Israel, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus, Jerusalem 91905, Israel. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel, professor, 1980—, and director of Center for the Study of Philanthropy in Israel, also former dean of School of Social Work and Social Welfare. Israeli Federation of Community Centers, president. Military service: Israel Defense Forces, served in infantry and in a mental health services unit.

WRITINGS:

(Editor, with David Bargal) Organizational Change and Development in Human Service Organizations, Haworth Press (Binghamton, NY), 1992.

Neighborhood Self-Management Experiments in Civil Society, Kluwer Academic (New York, NY), 2001.

(Editor) Organizational and Structural Dilemmas in Nonprofit Human Service Organizations, Haworth Press (Binghamton, NY), 2004.

Also author of books published in Hebrew. Contributor to professional journals.

SIDELIGHTS:

Hillel Schmid told CA: "My primary motivation for writing is to share with the academic and real world the research findings, conclusions, and implications for the improvement of services and quality of life for the millions of people who need help, love, empathy, and support. I want to contribute to theories on the management of nonprofit human service organizations, to get better understanding of their ways of operation in both formal and informal settings. I am inspired by my studies, my concerns, and my desire for personal development."