By Moshe Hecht The verdict is in: the people of the nonprofit world are ready for a radical shift. I’m not talking about some nicely-folded policy changes or yet another charity app - I’m talking about a complete perestroika of the existing nonprofit landscape. Everywhere I go, people are talking about just how fed up they are with the ancient practices, low wages, low overhead, and other … [Read More...] about Can Change Really Come to the Third Sector?
HUC-JIR has announced the passing of Richard Siegel, 70, Director Emeritus of the HUC-JIR Zelikow School of Jewish Nonprofit Management, on July 12 in Los Angeles. Richard Siegel was a transformative force in the Jewish world, through his commitment to strengthening professional education, enhancing Jewish culture, and advancing contemporary Jewish identity formation. His expertise in nonprofit … [Read More...] about Richard Siegel, Director Emeritus of the HUC-JIR Zelikow School of Jewish Nonprofit Management, z”l
By Jonathan Greenblatt, David Myers and Itamar Rabinovich In the Jewish organizational space, the impediments to collaboration are manifold: competition for “issue ownership,” attention, and donors, to name a few. Throw in the issue of Israel and potential conflicting agendas, priorities, and approaches, and it’s understandable why most organizations prefer to go it alone. That’s […]
By Jaynie Schultz In light of the tragic passing of Rabbi Panken z’l, these sentiments are more relevant than ever. My mother died February 24, 2018. As time has passed I have been reflecting on her legacy and my role as her daughter, as a mother to the next generation of community leaders and what […]
By Robert L. Kern ORT, the largest Jewish educational network in the world, is introducing an innovative new pilot project to bring its acclaimed “YOU-niversity” Centers of Excellence concept to children attending Jewish camps in the United States this summer. ORT will introduce STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) “hands-on” workshops, enabling American campers […]
By Ana Robbins The Nitzan Network is reinventing Jewish after-school learning experiences, providing hundreds of young people with the building blocks to grow and explore the world through a Jewish lense. In Atlanta, Berkeley, Boston, Chicago, DC, Philadelphia, and Toronto – we’re seeing it – the movement to renew Jewish learning after school is growing: […]