The Jewish Funders Network and an anonymous foundation has released a Greenbook on Funding Environmental Stewardship in Israel - the third installment in a series of guides intended to help funders optimize the impact of their giving. Where images of Israel as the land of milk and honey in a place where the desert is made to bloom endure, another reality exists. The country’s rapid development has created enormous pressures on natural … [Read more...] about Jewish Funders Network Releases Greenbook: “Funding Environmental Stewardship in Israel”
Connection Point in Barcelona: OPPORTUNITY is the first-of-a-kind gathering for professionals aged 22-28 that focuses on developing career prospects, together with your peers. Apply now (taking place October 11-13, 2015)! … [Read more...] about Calling Young European Professionals!
The Rothschild Foundation (Hanadiv) Europe, in partnership with Limmud, welcomes applications to participate in the 5th MATARA programme for European Jewish Youth Educators and Activists to take place at the 2015 Limmud UK conference. Registration is open and closes 5th October 2015. … [Read more...] about Applications Open: Matara – Education and Training Programme for European Jewish Youth Leaders
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