from ThirdSector (UK): Overseas 'facilitation payments' are unacceptable, says Charity Commission New guidance from the Charity Commission says facilitation payments given by charities operating overseas to local individuals who enable aid work to take place are "an … [Read more...] about U.K. Charity Commission Says Facilitation Payments are Unacceptable
Archives for July 2011
by Paul Golin For decades now, panicked voices in the Jewish community have responded to the high rates of intermarriage by asking the provocative question, “Will your grandchildren be Jewish?” While in recent years we at JOI are gratified to see the community move away from fe … [Read more...] about Will Bob Marley’s Grandchildren Be Jewish?
In a formal state ceremony yesterday evening, Israel remembered its founding father, Theodor Herzl, on the anniversary of his death in the presence of the President, Prime Minister and Speaker of the Knesset. The real story, however, is in the concurrent dedication of a new … [Read more...] about New Mount Herzl Education Center Dedicated
by Charles Cohen Yesterday was the final day of I-LEAD, Jewish Federation of North America’s Mandel Center for Leadership Excellence annual leadership training conference for Federation staff. I learned so much, and met brilliant, creative colleagues from large and small c … [Read more...] about I Have Only One Burning Desire: Let Me Stand Next to Your Fire
from Third Sector (UK): Charity bank accounts would boost giving by more than £1bn, says Philanthropy Review Making charity bank accounts more easily accessible to wealthy people could increase charitable giving by more than £1bn a year, a report from the Philanthropy R … [Read more...] about Charity Bank Accounts Could Boost Giving