Samuel "Mouli" Cohen, 53, convicted of 29 charges of fraud, money laundering and tax evasion was sentenced Monday [in U.S. Federal Court, San Francisco] to 22 years in prison and ordered to repay $31.4 million in ill-gotten gains. Mouli's philanthropic activities include … [Read more...] about Israeli Fraudster Sentenced to 22 Years Prison
Archives for May 2012
by Tamar Runyan Start them young, they say, underscoring the value of a solid educational foundation. But in the world of Jewish education, such a firm footing may not come cheap. With that in mind, several Chabad-Lubavitch centers around the country have begun offering … [Read more...] about Some Hebrew Schools Decide to Go the Free Route
Bringing together dozens of prominent mayors from every corner of the globe, the 28th annual Mayor’s conference - sponsored by the American Council for World Jewry, Israel’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the Union of Local Authorities - will take place between May 6-10, 201 … [Read more...] about Tel Aviv to Host International Mayor’s Conference
by Brenda Gevertz When Barry Shrage, CEO of Combined Jewish Philanthropies in Boston, interviewed for a position at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland as a younger career professional, he was asked his career aspirations. As Barry retold the story to the J PRO group in Boston, … [Read more...] about Work Above the Bull: Building Blocks
by Michael Steiner “I have someone I would like you to meet. She is a great person, but is not yet engaged with our organization "- says your CEO. In our line of business often we receive leads about people to engage with. It may come from our trustees, board members, from our … [Read more...] about Whose Greatness Is It Anyway?