by Dr. Jonathan Mirvis In Israel over the past few days there have been two news stories which seemingly are not connected. Galei Tzahal, the IDF radio station, broadcast a report that Taglit had brought a number of non-Jewish participants to Israel who took advantage of … [Read more...] about Taglit Birthright Pioneers an Important “Discovery” for Jewish Philanthropy
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ORT students in Russia are joining the "world's largest classroom" thanks to an agreement signed with American technology company Cisco. The Memorandum of Understanding will see Cisco provide free access to educational material in its Networking Academy and ORT play an integral … [Read more...] about ORT Russia and Cisco Sign New Initiative
Hebrew College and Boston University’s Institute for Nonprofit Management and Leadership will launch a first-of-its-kind certificate program in organizational leadership for rabbinical students and rabbis. The program, supported with funding from The Samuel Bronfman F … [Read more...] about Hebrew College, Boston University to Launch New Program in Organizational Leadership
Yad Hanadiv, the Rothschild Foundation, has released an updated version of the booklet A Social Capital Market for Israel. from the Summary: The nurturing of social investment in Israel would involve channeling more money to address social problems by improving the efficiency … [Read more...] about Yad Hanadiv Updates ‘A Social Capital Market for Israel’
by Ken Gordon You - that is, you Board Members, teachers, Heads of School, parents, prospective parents, development professionals, grandparents, communications people, volunteers, admission officers, marketers, literary high school students, funders, would-be funders, … [Read more...] about Day School People MUST Read this Lost Classic by Cynthia Ozick. Now.