In a Jewish school environment, our creations, inventions, and ideas should be guided by our Jewish values.
By Maya Mirsky
When Budapest resident Péter Neumann goes into a room of high school students, he knows he may be the first Jew his audience has ever talked to.
“I regularly get asked if I’m circumcised or not,” he said. [Continue reading]
By Bradley Solmsen Jeffrey is ten years old. He lives in Westchester, NY and returned to Jewish camp this past June for his third summer. He and his family did not affiliate with a congregation when he first started camp, yet at the end of last … [Continue reading]
By Natasha Dresner Does your Board have a Governance Committee? Does it function effectively? What does it do anyway? Does it exist instead of or in addition to a Nominating Committee? Many nonprofit Boards and their Executive Directors are … [Continue reading]
By Julie Fisher One common question that I hear from leaders of organizations about social media is, “Where do I find the time?!” With all of the tasks we need to accomplish each day, maintaining social media sometimes feels like a huge imposition … [Continue reading]
Sunday night, 900 Russian-speaking Birthright Israel participants celebrated the lifelong journey they embarked on. For most Birthright Israel participants from the Former Soviet Union, this trip marked not only their first visit to Israel, but … [Continue reading]
What do a journalist from the Urals, a mathematician from Tel Aviv, a philosophy researcher from Belarus, and a chemist from Hamburg have in common? All were among 50 Russian-speaking young intellectuals selected from more than 350 applicants who … [Continue reading]
By Daniel R. Weiss Over the past week, I have been shaken to my core. I have remained silent. I can do so no longer. The events in Charlottesville cannot be ignored. This is hatred, pure and simple. The images have been etched into my soul. … [Continue reading]