[eJP note: Facebook is switching over all nonprofit and business pages to the new Timeline format today, March 30th.] by Beth Kanter bethkanter.org If you are an administrator for your organization’s Facebook page, you’ve no doubt noticed the alert that invites you to preview the look of your new page with the option of publishing it for all the world to see. Between now and March 30, only page administrators can see the changes, if you … [Read more...] about 7 Tips and Cheat Sheets to Help You Implement the New Timeline
Archives for March 2012
by Suzanne Last Stone It seems an opportune time to reflect on the attitudes of the Israeli and American Jewish communities toward philanthropy, given both the recent release of Forbes Magazine’s list of the world’s billionaires, 13 of whom are Israeli, and the appearance [last] week of Dame Stephanie ‘Steve’ Shirley - UK’s former Ambassador of Philanthropy and a Kindertransport refugee - at two [local] conferences, one the Amuta 21C … [Read more...] about Philanthropy Nation?
Clothing packages were recently delivered to hundreds of Ukrainian children, thanks to donations to The Fellowship’s (IFCJ) Isaiah 58 program. Twice a year, in the winter and summer, children who have been orphaned, come from disadvantaged families, or are physically or mentally disabled receive a voucher, or gift card, valued at $100. This allows them to hand-pick their own new clothes, which is a rare if not impossible luxury for … [Read more...] about IFCJ Supports Ohr Avner Clothing Program
by Rachel Levin, Josh Miller and Adam Simon Back in 2010, when Facebook had but a meager 300 million users and the concepts of Google Plus and Pinterest were not yet on the horizon, there was a desire bubbling up within the Jewish community to capitalize on the new media and technological innovations happening across so many facets of our lives. How could we channel all of these new platforms to strengthen innovation within the Jewish … [Read more...] about The Jewish New Media Innovation Fund: One Year Later
by Lucy Bernholz and Conan Liu Introduction Every day we hear about new digital applications that make it easier to compare products, find news, animate books, and play games. We also hear from the creators of these tools that they want to do more than just build the next best shopping site; they want to do something that matters. At the same time, most organizations that serve our communities struggle to maintain working technology … [Read more...] about Innovating on Tradition: Reflections on the Jewish New Media Innovation Fund