Time for a new Jewish conversation by Tzipi Livni Like any good family, the Jewish people have shown time and again how we can unite in times of crisis. When Israel faced its enemies on the battlefield or when Jewish communities abroad have been threatened, we have come … [Read more...] about Livni: We Need to Dialogue with Diaspora
Archives for September 2010
by Roberta Leiner The maturation of the baby boomer generation is transforming our society today. Baby boomers, those born between 1946 and 1964, will start turning 65 next year; by 2030, they will be between 66 and 84 and will represent more than 20 percent of the United … [Read more...] about From Strength to Strength: Capturing the Assets and Intentions of 21st Century Jewish Baby Boomers
If you find yourself too often at a loss for the right words or on the other end of the spectrum speaking endless babble about your favorite nonprofit to that poor soul who harmlessly introduced herself to you read on. Like the elevator speech executive coaches train … [Read more...] about The Organizational Elevator Speech. Is Yours Headed Up or Down?
The Bnei Menashe community of northeastern India is planning to celebrate Sukkot this year thanks to the generous support of the Shavei Israel organization, which sent hundreds of sets of Lulavim and Etrogim from Israel to India prior to the onset of the holiday. In their … [Read more...] about India’s Bnei Menashe will Celebrate Sukkot
On Tuesday, September 21, 2010, following an order by the Supreme Court of New York County, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) received two of 10 Torahs that came into the possession of the New York District Attorney’s office in the course of law enforcement a … [Read more...] about JDC Receives Torah Scrolls from DA’s Office