The Schusterman Foundation has joined forces with Forbes, HeroX, the Wharton Social Impact Initiative, philanthropist Bob Duggan and the Case, Pratt and Keywell Foundations to offer social entrepreneurs a chance at a $1 million prize package to be divided among six finalists at the Forbes Under 30 Summit in October. The overall winner will receive at least $500,000 in cash and in-kind support. The Competition is open to both nonprofit and … [Read more...] about Calling all Social Entrepreneurs Under 30!
By Karen Klieger Sponder Ralph I. Goldman was the ultimate global Jew. Born in the Ukraine, he grew up in United States, and later moved to Israel. More importantly, the impact of his life's work is still changing lives, still guiding the values and principles of the Jewish world. His life inspires me greatly. It is a privilege and an honor to announce that the Global Day of Jewish Learning is being dedicated to the life and legacy of Ralph … [Read more...] about The Greatness of the Jewish People – Global Jewish Learning and Ralph I. Goldman
Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ), the women’s affiliate of the Union for Reform Judaism, through its Youth, Education, & Special Projects Fund, has given $370,200 in grants to 19 programs that will strengthen the Reform Movement. These grants will help train future leaders by providing scholarships for youth programs, including for girls to attend a science and technology summer camp, and funding the training of Jewish professionals in Reform … [Read more...] about Women of Reform Judaism Awards $370,000 to 19 Programs
URJ Kutz Camp, located in Warwick, New York, is the summer home to NFTY, the Reform Jewish Youth Movement and progressive Jewish teens worldwide. When Hattie and Milton Kutz gifted $100,000 of their estate toward the creation of a Reform Movement leadership training summer program for teens, the impact of their vision likely could not have been imagined. Tens of thousands of people, both young and young at heart, including many of the most … [Read more...] about URJ Kutz Camp Continues To Thrive As Camp Celebrates 50 Years over July 4th Weekend
The Birthright Israel Foundation’s Board of Directors has approved a post-trip engagement plan that focuses on the creation of a seamless communications platform featuring curated content for participants following their Taglit-Birthright Israel trip. The platform's "heart" will feature a marketplace of ongoing connections and opportunities. The Platform will serve as an online portal of programs and organizations where Taglit-Birthright … [Read more...] about Birthright Israel Foundation to Launch Communications Platform for Alumni