Jerusalem, April 30, 2012 - The ROI Community of Jewish innovators will gather 150 dynamic young Jews from across the globe for its annual five-day ROI Summit in Jerusalem, including first-timers from Bolivia, Iceland, Peru and Uganda. This gathering provides these future Jewish leaders with tools, support and the space they need to turn their ideas into innovative work that will change the face of Jewish life. One hundred twenty new members … [Read more...] about ROI Community Gets Set to Rock and Roll in Jerusalem
Archives for April 2012
The Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies (Brandeis University) has released a new report examining an important facet of the American Jewish community's relationship to Israel, philanthropy. The New Philanthropy: American Jewish Giving to Israeli Organizations was developed by Eric Fleisch and Ted Sasson and analyzes the growth in philanthropic support for Israeli non-profits over the past decade and a half. This is the first research of … [Read more...] about Study Released: American Jewish Giving to Israeli Organizations
Meyers-JDC Brookdale Institute has released a new research report, The Paideia European-Jewish Leadership Program: Graduate Views of Program Contributions and Impacts. from the executive summary: Paideia - the European Institute for Jewish Studies in Sweden was created in 2000 through grants from the Swedish government and the Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation as an academic and applied institute of excellence, with the mandate of … [Read more...] about Paideia Takes a Look at Itself
from Bloomberg: Madoff Costs Surpass Victim Pay-Offs as Strategy Lies in Ruins Irving Picard, who said last year he hoped to pay investors in Bernard Madoff’s defunct firm as much as $65 billion, has only put his hands on about $2.6 billion to actually give back to customers. More than three years after Madoff’s epic swindle collapsed, Picard, the trustee responsible for liquidating the firm, has paid investors back about $330 million, … [Read more...] about Yo Picard, Where’s the Beef?
In today's world, no nonprofit organization would think twice about collecting, and hopefully analyzing, information about their donors. So too, with website traffic. For how else can one effectively judge site visitors' demographics and interests? Based on site and RSS feed analytics, here - in alphabetical order - are the most popular posts on eJewish Philanthropy last week: Failure in Chicago by Michael Lipkowitz As shocking as this … [Read more...] about The Week That Was: April 22-28