from TotallyJewish.com (London): ORT Funding Questioned ECHOES of the acrimonious dispute that rocked relations between JNF UK and KKL were heard in the Jewish charitable world again this week as the chairman of America's United Israel Appeal urged member organisations to … [Read more...] about Who Owns the ORT Name?
Archives for January 2009
Nicholas Kristoff writing in The New York Times: Madoff and America’s (poorer) Foundations Most of the discussion of the Bernard Madoff scandal has focused on the impoverished zillionaires who are now mere millionaires. Yet much of the money invested by Mr. Madoff was m … [Read more...] about Private Foundations – Preliminary Estimates of Madoff Exposure
Brandeis University President Jehuda Reinharz remains committed to closing the school’s Rose Art Museum but has broached the possibility of keeping its $350-million collection, reports The Boston Globe. Meeting Wednesday with about 200 students, Mr. Reinharz said Brandeis m … [Read more...] about Possible Backtrack by Brandeis
How can we envision our Imagined Community? Last week JInsider and The Jewish Week co-hosted a brainstorming session with top Jewish thinkers, activists and journalists. The focus of the conversation was to collectively design the potential of our Imagined Community. The … [Read more...] about Think Tank for the Jewish Future
Touching the world of Jewish philanthropy, here are a few items appearing on other Web sites you may find of interest. from The Jerusalem Post: US Jewish leader: Israel must take more financial responsibility US Jews expect Israel to accept more financial responsibility … [Read more...] about NewsBits: Around the Jewish Web