by Yishai Ashkenazi After watching an episode of the Israeli hit television show, The Voice, I was fascinated by the young musicians in Israel and over the world who had graced the stage. I sat pondering the question, what is it that drives today's musicians and artists to … [Read more...] about School of Music: The A.M.I.’s Young Artists Fellowship
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[This article appears in The Journal of Jewish Communal Service, Vol. 88, No.1/2, Winter/Spring 2013.] by Mark S. Young What if entry-level Jewish communal professionals earned $54,000 plus attractive health benefits, and received effective managerial guidance and visible … [Read more...] about The $54,000 Strategy: A Bold Solution to Undervaluing our Jewish Professionals
by Naava Frank The good news is that technology has created unprecedented opportunities for people to meet like-minded peers to learn, collaborate and support each other. The bad news is that so many of these well-meaning and inspiring projects that have enormous potential … [Read more...] about Why Do So Many Online Communities Fail?
[This essay is from The Peoplehood Papers, volume 10 - Peoplehood in the Age of Pluralism - published by the Center for Jewish Peoplehood Education.] by Chip Edelsberg While I eagerly accepted the invitation to reflect on how the Jim Joseph Foundation’s philanthropy e … [Read more...] about Pluralism and Peoplehood
The Foundation for Jewish Camp (FJC) has unveiled key findings from a survey and in-depth interviews mapping current, potential, and desired services available to children with emotional, intellectual, and physical disabilities at nonprofit Jewish overnight camps across North … [Read more...] about Preliminary Research Released on Special Needs in Jewish Overnight Camp