By Leonard Saxe, Michelle Shain, Graham Wright and Shahar Hecht According to Hillel’s College Guide, if you are a student looking for a university with a large Jewish population, your #1 choice is the University of Florida (UF), flagship campus of the Florida state system. Hillel lists UF as having 6,500 Jewish undergraduates, nearly 20% of the total undergraduate population at the Gainesville … [Read More...] about How Many Jewish Undergraduates?
By Moshe Hecht Ahh, the golden age ... a time of prosperity and abundance. That perfectly in between era, when the waves are high and the taps floweth over. Take the Golden Age of Aviation. In its early years, flying was for the few and privileged, rare and inconvenient, one-dimensional and uncompetitive, a niche specialty, serving a non-existent market and thus, drum roll please, … [Read More...] about The Golden Age of Philanthropy
Amplifier’s Convening is coming to the West Coast! Learn how to build your own giving circle – an intentional community that pools their resources to create real impact, no matter the dollar amount. For those who are new to giving circles, we’re offering a “pop-up giving circle” experience that will let you test-drive the model, […]
In Jewish Family: Identity and Self-Formation at Home (Indiana University Press, 2018), Alex Pomson and Randal F. Schnoor offer a deep look at 16 families who share one common denominator: for one year all of their children attended the same pluralistic Jewish day school in downtown Toronto. After that year, the lives of the children […]
Baltimore, Md. – Shoshana Shoubin Cardin, a Baltimore-area philanthropist and champion of world Jewry and women’s rights whose intellect and persuasiveness influenced presidents and prime ministers, died of natural causes early Friday morning. She was 91. Born in Tel Aviv before the founding of the state of Israel, Mrs. Cardin moved to Baltimore as a […]
Shtula, Israel: Here, in Northern Israel, on a moshav near the Lebanese border, Artists 4 Israel (A4I) recently completed their most recent project. The team, consisting of 9 international artists and 5 Israelis, created more than 10 murals, taking up over 5,000 feet of the border wall with works of art in support of Israel. […]