Do you make the grade? Have you adjusted to a new world yet? by Robert I. Evans & Avrum D. Lapin As college students across the country prepare for finals and graduation, we, at EHL Consulting, feel it is only fitting to take a step back and evaluate the advice and … [Read more...] about Report Card: Is Jewish Philanthropy In a Seismic Shift, Too?
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HUC, JTA and YU aren't the only Jewish educational institutions being battered by the economy; just the ones with the highest profile. Baltimore Hebrew, Brandeis, Hebrew College, RRC and most others are in the same boat. Here's how Baltimore Hebrew is moving forward: from The … [Read more...] about NewsBits: Around the Jewish Web
from The Jerusalem Post US Jewry's unlikely savior Only the future will tell to what extent American Jewry's current financial woes are merely part of one very tough moment, or part of a historic decline, perhaps one that has been well under way for quite some time. Yet … [Read more...] about Should Israel Bail Out America’s Rabbinical Schools?
from The Jerusalem Post Edelstein: US funders won't torpedo Sharansky American funders' opposition to Natan Sharansky's candidacy for chairman of the Jewish Agency will likely not torpedo his appointment, Diaspora Affairs Minister Yuli Edelstein told The Jerusalem Post over … [Read more...] about Israel Government Minister Takes Aim at UJC
According to The New York Times, "A court-appointed trustee in the Bernard L. Madoff case has accused Stanley Chais, an investment manager and prominent Los Angeles philanthropist, of routinely getting “implausibly high” returns on his family’s Madoff accounts - profits so high … [Read more...] about Madoff Trustee Sues Stanley Chais for $1 Billion