Bema’aglei Tzedek is now training young women who have recently graduated from high school and are doing a year of national service (sherut leumi) to play essential roles in the organization, allowing them to branch out in exciting new directions. For four hours a week, 15-20 s … [Read more...] about Bema’aglei Tzedek Moves Forward With New Partnerships
Archives for January 2010
by Rabbi Daniel S. Brenner Reading The Jerusalem Post yesterday, it occurred to me that Birthright Israel NEXT's work has a visibility problem. Haviv Rettig Gur writes regarding Taglit-Birthright Israel “these connections are wasted if they are not directed at new Jewish e … [Read more...] about Birthright Israel NEXT and the Invisible Doubling Effect
from The Jerusalem Post: Birthright: A wasted success? Taglit-birthright Israe turned ten this year. From its start as the brainchild of a handful of American donors and Israeli politicians and the target of skepticism and scorn, it has grown into one of the largest and … [Read more...] about Birthright Israel: Where’s the Follow-Up?
Adene Sacks, program director at the Jim Joseph Foundation, writing in the JTA: What social entrepreneurs really need ... As a foundation program director, I learn a great deal from observing the fate of entrepreneurs in the private sector. In that world, it is standard … [Read more...] about The Need For a Funding Roadmap
Some odds and ends this first day of 2010. from The Toronto Star: Launching a lifetime of giving Danielle Leboff is just 12, but she's already looking to adulthood and the responsibilities that come with it - and topping the list is making the world a better … [Read more...] about Around the Jewish Web