by Rabbi Daniel R. Allen Israel and Zionism should be at the core of our Passover observance. The Exodus from Egypt had a goal not just of freedom for the Jewish People but a return to our own land, our own sovereignty, and our own Jewish ways of living. We are required to … [Read more...] about Four Zionist Questions for the Seder
Archives for April 2012
[eJP note: Several recent articles have highlighted the leadership challenges that exist in our community, the role of how professionals are viewed and the almost here Boomer retirements - all subjects worthy of longer conversation. The articles sparked our receipt of an email … [Read more...] about This Is Real Life
[This is the first in a new series updating the award recipient projects of the Jewish New Media Innovation Fund.] by Daniel Septimus Kveller.com launched in September 2010 to provide parents raising Jewish children with Jewish parenting resources, a lively online community … [Read more...] about Kveller.com: Growing into Toddlerhood
by Robert I. Evans and Avrum D. Lapin Three different but important conferences took place late last month and have served to connect and engage Jewish development professionals as well as donors and other committed individuals in interesting ways. One gathering reached out to … [Read more...] about Networking at 3 Jewish Conferences: Connecting Practices and Learning from Each Other
Last week I received an inquiry from a reader who raised an interesting question: What is the best way for an organization to recognize a generous donor? One common practice is naming a building in honor or in memory of a donor, but it comes with its challenges. The first … [Read more...] about What’s in a Name?