Hebrew-Language Charter Schools Overcome Stigma and Plan To Proliferate by Gal Beckerman Hebrew charter schools are not going away. Enthusiasm for these publicly funded institutions, which are aimed at immersing a diverse group of students in Hebrew, is rising with the … [Read more...] about Hebrew Charter Schools Are Not Going Away
Archives for February 2011
Tonight, in Jerusalem, a discussion about marriage, state and religion in the Jewish homeland: Faces of Israel - a documentary by Amy Beth Oppenheimer. Presented by Religion and State in Israel. Additional information is available on the Facebook event page. … [Read more...] about Tonight, in Jerusalem, a Discussion about Marriage, Sate and Religion in Israel
Last week I discussed the role of a “Friends Group” in supporting Israeli non-profit organizations. One of the comments written on the ejewishphilanthropy.com website raised a question about whether a “Friends Group” should be a formal or informal organization. Whether it should b … [Read more...] about Formal or Informal Friends: What Is Best For Your Organization?
from Haaretz: Knesset passes bill to make Israeli NGOs report foreign contributors The Knesset on Monday gave final approval to a controversial bill that requires nonprofit organizations to report which foreign entities contribute to them, whether governmental or government … [Read more...] about Israeli NGO’s Need to Report on Foreign Contributions
Following more than 18 months of discussions, the boards of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (RRC) - Reconstructionist Judaism’s only seminary - and the Jewish Reconstructionist Federation (JRF), the congregational arm of the movement, have voted overwhelmingly to form o … [Read more...] about Jewish Reconstructionist Movement to Unify