from The Jewish Chronicle (U.K.): How to be an Orthodox Jew - and a feminist too A respected American programme catering to Orthodox Jewish women is to launch in the UK in the new year. The Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance will be run by London-based Dina Brawer in an … [Read more...] about Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance Expands to U.K.
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Four women were detained by Israeli police at the Western Wall this morning, one of whom was removed before entering the holy site. According to police, a new decree was issued at 6:00 this morning forbidding women to enter the plaza with Jewish religious articles including, … [Read more...] about New Decree at the Western Wall Places Further Limits on Women’s Freedom
The New York federation just broke another fundraising record, announcing Tuesday that its Wall Street division had raised $23 million in 2012. How does it do it? eJewish Philanthropy asked the federation’s head of financial resource development Mark Medin. by Haviv Rettig G … [Read more...] about Candy, Content and Competition – Why the UJA-Federation of New York Keeps Breaking Fundraising Records
by Larry Moses “The national Jewish community appears to be on the edge of a precipice. Within the next five to ten years, the baby boomers will retire and leave upwards of 75-90% of Jewish community agencies with the challenge of finding new executive leadership... The emerging … [Read more...] about Engaging New Talent to Lead Change for the Next Jewish Community
by Simi Hinden PresenTense just closed applications for its local fellowships in 10 cities around the world. Applications season is always an exciting time, as coordinators and steering committee volunteers put in many hours recruiting local entrepreneurs or aspiring i … [Read more...] about Insights from Applications to PresenTense’s 10 Local Fellowships