When Do We Force Our Teens To Partake In Jewish Life?

by Emeri S. Handler As a parent, I value giving my teenage daughters autonomy over their down time. I believe that they need space to relax, reflect, and develop interests outside of school that will help them grow as individuals. My children … [Continue reading]

Changing the Landscape of Eastern Europe

It is through the crossing of boundaries and the breaking down of institutional walls that dreams and ideas can soar, optimizing our financial, human, and natural resources. by Lisa Braun Glazer, Ph.D. So often, as philanthropists, we donate … [Continue reading]

When Does a Start-Up Stop Being a Start-Up

Over the last twenty years we have seen the phenomenon of start-ups move from the hi-tech world to the nonprofit world. Just as earlier start-ups created hi-tech innovation, today social entrepreneurs and nonprofit start-ups bring about social … [Continue reading]

Fixing the Seder

by David Steiner “When a truth is not given complete freedom, freedom is not complete.” Vaclav Havel My favorite non-fiction is a collection of essays by the belated former president of Czechoslovakia, the playwright, Vaclav Havel. It’s … [Continue reading]

Nonprofits Received 1.7 Cents for Every Fundraising Message Delivered and 60 Cents for Every Website Visit in 2013

2014 Benchmarks report

Washington, D.C., April 9, 2014 - Even though response rates for nonprofit emails continued to slide in 2013, online giving was up as email and social media audiences and web traffic kept climbing, according to a new comprehensive study released … [Continue reading]

World Confederation of Jewish Community Centers is Now JCC Global

JCC Global has been officially announced as the new name for the World Confederation of Jewish Community Centers. Founded in 1977 as the umbrella organization of more than 1,100 Jewish Community Centers around the world, the organization felt it was … [Continue reading]