The Charles Bronfman Prize has launched a worldwide call for nominations for its 2019 Prize. The $100,000 annual award is presented to an individual or team whose innovative humanitarian work informed by Jewish values has significantly improved the world. The deadline for nominations is January 15, 2019. Nomination forms and guidelines can be found on the Prize website. An international panel of judges will select the 2019 Prize to be … [Read more...] about Charles Bronfman Prize Accepting Nominations for 2019
After 22 years at Rose Community Foundation, Lisa Farber Miller plans to leave the Foundation effective February 1, 2019.
Lisa directs the Foundation’s Jewish Life program area, which works to create and sustain a more welcoming, vibrant, diverse and inspiring quality of Jewish life that engages more Jewish people. She has been instrumental in creating and directing many major initiatives that have had lasting impact on Jewish life including … [Read more...] about Comings and Goings:
Rose Community Foundation; Gann Academy
The Reut Group’s Firewall Israel team has released “The New Frontiers of Community Relations: A Conceptual Framework.” The report argues that strengthening the community relations field is the key to addressing challenges within the Jewish community as well as the most effective platform for combating contemporary anti-Israel movements. This Reut report aims to elevate the community relations field at large, and was written following a … [Read more...] about New Report: The Status of Jewish Communal Relations and What Can be Done
For the first time, Indonesia tops the CAF World Giving Index. Having come in second place in 2017, Indonesia’s three individual giving scores are largely unchanged. However, space has been made at the top by Myanmar which drops to ninth place in this year’s rankings, having previously held the top spot since 2014. The U.S. ranks 4th, up one place from 2017. The UK jumped five places to 6th. Ireland is the only country in Europe that is … [Read more...] about U.S. Ranks 4th; U.K. 6th; Israel 38th in World Giving Index
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation has announced $1.2 million in emergency grant funding as an immediate response to the shootings that claimed 11 lives and wounded six individuals this past Saturday at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill community. After consulting with more than a dozen leaders in Pittsburgh and across the country regarding the immediate needs the Pittsburgh Jewish community is facing, the Weinberg … [Read more...] about Weinberg Foundation announces $1.2m in Emergency Grants in Response to Pittsburgh Shooting