I know it's only a coincidence that on the evening before the announcement of the Rockower Awards for Excellence in Jewish Journalism, a new partnership between The Forward and Zeek: A Journal of Jewish Thought and Culture was publicized. Coincidence because the deal was set a while back and it just so happened last Wednesday was release day. This new partnership will enable Zeek, an award-winning journal that has retained both its … [Read more...] about Zeek, The Forward and 21st Century Jewish Media
It’s been a week since the Jewlicious Festival ended. I thought some kind of broad recap would be in order and might even prove to be somewhat instructive to those of you out there who are into that sort of thing, like readers of eJewish Philanthropy or the Fundermentalist. Both of those aforementioned blogs deal with issues related to Jewish philanthropy as well as with organizations and projects they fund. Both have also expressed an interest … [Read more...] about State of the Jewnion
As we wrote last week, The AVI CHAI Foundation has announced that it is allocating up to $1.15 million over the course of the next three years to four individuals and one team of two whom it has selected as the first recipients of The AVI CHAI Fellowship. Chosen on the basis of their promising creative and entrepreneurial Jewish leadership in the North American Jewish community, the finalists were announced yesterday afternoon in New York; … [Read more...] about Avi Chai: The First Recipients
"Don't Eat The Brown Matzah" for more on this week's comic strip and the cartoon archives visit www.shabot6000.com … [Read more...] about Shabot Does Pesach
Well, after many emails and endless phone calls and the crunching of many, many pixels, 60Bloggers.com is up. What’s that site all about? Well, May 8th is the 60th anniversary of the founding of the modern State of Israel. You’ll notice lots of events happening in Israel and in communities around the world meant to commemorate this historic occasion. 60Bloggers.com is meant to do the same, but on the blogosphere. Consequently, we’ve put together … [Read more...] about lsrael’s 60th Anniversary Commemorated by the JBlogosphere: 60Bloggers.com is Live!