Magda Rubenfeld Koralewska, a social entrepreneur based in Warsaw, will be Limmud’s first-ever Central and Eastern Europe Regional Coordinator. This appointment enhances Limmud’s support for local groups and Jewish life across the region. It was made possible thanks to grants and support from UJA-Federation of New York and other partners. Ms. Rubenfeld Koralewska, who speaks Polish, English, and Spanish, and can get by in Swedish, French, and … [Read more...] about Limmud hires Central and Eastern Europe Regional Coordinator
Long-time New York-based philanthropists Jack and Shirley Silver have made a $20 million legacy gift to UJA-Federation of New York through their foundation. The gift will be used for UJA’s new Jewish Day Camp Centennial Signature Initiative, which has been established to revitalize the infrastructure of the Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds, the largest Jewish day camp system in North America. This is the largest legacy commitment gift that a donor has … [Read more...] about UJA-Federation NY Receives Record Legacy Gift
UJA-Federation of New York's Wiener Center for Leadership and Learning is now accepting applications for their Institute for Jewish Executive Leadership. This prestigious program, offered in collaboration with Columbia University, is open to executive directors and CEOs of New York Jewish nonprofit organizations. For more information, visit: https://www.ujafedny.org/ijel/ Please note: You must be in UJA's catchment area to be eligible for … [Read more...] about Applications Open: UJA-NY Institute for Jewish Executive Leadership
By Yelena Kutikova A little over a year ago, I started my role at the Wiener Center for Leadership and Learning at UJA-Federation of New York as director of learning and development. I became a professional in the Jewish nonprofit sector after spending more than 10 years in corporate America working in human resources, with a specific focus on learning and development. I decided to switch gears and join the Jewish nonprofit sector to give back … [Read more...] about Learning is Not a Priority. Or is it?
By Maayan Hoffman eJewish Philanthropy Gidi Grinstein, president and founder of Reut Institute, describes Tikkun Olam Makers (TOM) as a “phenomenal, societal gift by the Jewish community to broader society.” In July, the majority of nearly 9,000 voters gave some big thumbs up to Grinstein’s assertion, selecting TOM as the winner of UJA Federation of New York’s “Shape Your Jewish New York” competition. As the winner, TOM receives a $250,000 … [Read more...] about Riding the Tiger: Tikkun Olam Makers to Shape Jewish NY with First-of-its-Kind, Permanent TOM Community