Alan Hoffmann, currently the Director General, Education Department - Jewish Agency for Israel, has been named Director General of the Jewish Agency. Alan succeeds Moshe Vigdor who has accepted the same position with the Council for Higher Education and the Education Ministry’s c … [Read more...] about Jewish Agency Names New Director General
Archives for February 2010
Marcelo Lewkow is the National Director of ORT Chile. This is his update: At 3:40 am on the last Shabbat of our summer holiday, just a few short days away from the first day of classes in schools throughout Chile, the earth moved. I was home asleep and my bed moved so … [Read more...] about Chile: Report from the Field
from The Boston Globe: 1 quiet donor, 2 million books Harold Grinspoon, a lanky 80-year-old who made a fortune in real estate, starts every morning with pilates, dance aerobics, and a brisk walk. Then he charges into his office by 10, where he drops his parka on the floor … [Read more...] about Building Jewish Literacy Book by Book
from Pew Research Center (a series of reports exploring the behaviors, values and opinions of the teens and twenty-somethings that make up the Millennial Generation): The Millennials: Confident. Connected. Open to Change. Generations, like people, have personalities, and … [Read more...] about The Millennials: Confident. Connected. Open to Change.