By Deena K. Fuchs I woke up January 1st with an uneasy feeling. It was officially the first day of the last year of The AVI CHAI Foundation’s grantmaking. This is not the time, nor the place to go into how that feels and the myriad conflicting thoughts that go through my head over the course of a day. (Although I would be happy to talk that through over a cup of coffee.) But this is the right … [Read More...] about Giving Away Knowledge, Free of Charge
By Andrés Spokoiny Antisemites think Jews cause everything bad. We’re to blame for capitalism and communism, ethnocentric nationalism and rootless globalism, and more. But I’m disappointed at their lack of creativity, because there’s one thing they haven’t yet accused us of: causing climate change and environmental catastrophe. And the fact is, they’d have a kernel of a point if they … [Read More...] about Did Judaism Wreck the Planet? (Tu Bishvat 5779)
By Wayne Green The New Year is the start of conference and summit circuits. As the Jewish Teen Funders Network finalizes its programming for the JTFN Summit 2019 in San Francisco, I reflect on the importance of how we as professionals learn and why this JTFN Summit is taking on a new approach to understanding […]
The Jewish Education Innovation Challenge (JEIC) is accepting applications for 2019 Ignition Grants up to $15,000 to jump-start new and/or to continue recently-established innovative programs that improve Jewish education in Jewish day schools across North America. JEIC initiated its Ignition Grants program in late 2018 to continue to catalyze change in day schools by supporting […]
The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe welcomes applications for the Spring grant round in all of its grants programmes. Click on the respective image to read more about each programme.
By Dr. Eric Lankin Sitting with a potential donor, I told the story of Netanel, a young teen originally from Ethiopia, now living in Israel, who while skipping school walked past a local community center in Netivot. He stood by the fence watching a youth basketball game. That day, outside the community center was Shoshana, […]