[We are pleased to introduce this series of six articles as a companion to the book by Steven L Meyers, Personalized Philanthropy: Crash the Fundraising Matrix and Make the Real Shift to Donor-Focused Giving. [Continue reading]
By Danny Aviv, Ph.D.
Walk into my classroom at 9 a.m. and you might see a team of entrepreneurial students pitching a big idea. Come back mid-morning and you will find them building a fire-extinguishing robot. After lunch, a class might be on Skype with an executive from an Israeli tech start-up. And at 5:15 p.m., three students – who could have gone home an hour earlier – are completing a circuit to a new wearable heart monitor they’ve created.
By Shoshanna Keats Jaskoll When it comes to nonprofits and branding, organizations fall into one of four categories. The Nonprofit that denies it needs a brand. The Nonprofit that knows it needs a brand, but won’t let it happen. The … [Continue reading]
Among the approximately 1.7 million Jews living in New York and the US East Coast are nearly 300,000 immigrants from the former Soviet Union. Reaching out to this Russian-speaking population, is Limmud FSU whose annual festival opens today in New … [Continue reading]
In the summer of 2015 the One World WIZO Summer Camp will open its doors for the first time at WIZO’s Nir Ha’emek Youth Village in the picturesque Jezreel Valley in the north of Israel. The camp will focus on sustainability, ecology, environmental … [Continue reading]
Give Better. Give Together. Sacred Conversations About Money A 7-Part Series on Launching and Sustaining a Successful Jewish Giving Circle This article is Part 5 in a series about giving circles. (Read past articles here.) Giving circles, groups … [Continue reading]
By Dovid Margolin At the state-of-the-art Tiferes Hamatzos bakery in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, matzahs are hand-rolled and baked under strict rabbinical supervision. In this eastern Ukrainian city - the country’s fourth-largest, and historically … [Continue reading]
Non-Orthodox movements see potential allies in several first-time Likud lawmakers. By Judy Maltz Haaretz Although the exact composition of Israel’s next government has yet to be finalized, one thing is clear. After sitting on the political … [Continue reading]