by Ariel Lifac On February 16 and 17, the 18th Meeting of Latin American Jewish Educators - on this occasion called Chavura CHAI was held in BAMÁ - “Home of the Jewish Educator”. In fact, the letters representing number 18 also make up the Hebrew word chai, meaning life. This i … [Read more...] about Chavura CHAI: A Training Event and Beyond
Archives for February 2011
Princeton, New Jersey, was the scene of the Mitbachon V national retreat for young Russian-speaking Jewish adults in North America. This auspicious event took place on February 18 - 20, 2011 with more than 70 young people in attendance. In translation from Hebrew, “Mitbachon” m … [Read more...] about The 5th Mitbachon Retreat
Raphael Ahren writing in Haaretz: Merkaz Hamagshimim closes its doors in capital after 14 year The Young Judaea youth movement is closing Merkaz Hamagshimim, the popular community center for young English-speaking immigrants it has operated in Jerusalem since 1996, Anglo … [Read more...] about Merkaz Hamagshimim Closes its Doors
from Forward.com: Fast Growing, Well-Paying Charity Jewish In Name Only As the head of a charity ranked among the fastest-growing in the nation, and with an overall compensation package of more than $800,000, Alan R. Morse just might be one of the highest-paid nonprofit … [Read more...] about Is a Charity Jewish Just Because the Word Jewish is in the Name?
from Wall Street Journal (subscription required): Madoff Trustee Gets OK to Pursue Chais-Related Claims The trustee seeking to recover assets for victims of Bernard Madoff's fraud can continue to pursue claims against family members of Los Angeles money manager Stanley … [Read more...] about Picard Continues Pursuit of Chais Related Claims