Introspection, Reflection and Lessons Learned: Eight Years of Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future Counterpoint Israel by Shuki Taylor The month of Elul serves as a time of introspection - a time to look back at what was and forward to what will be. This m … [Read more...] about Eight Years of Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future Counterpoint Israel
Archives for August 2013
by Sarah Portilla and Greg Yellin Fall is approaching and campuses across the country are gearing up for the school year. For Jewish campus professionals this means not only welcoming new students and preparing for the High Holidays, but recruiting for the campus Birthright … [Read more...] about Hillel and Birthright Israel: Perfect Campus Partners
Content and Purpose versus Experience and Engagement in Jewish Education: The “Thinking Together: Philosophical Inquiry with Parashat Ha-Shavua” of the Covenant Foundation and the Jewish Education Center of Cleveland offers a Both/And Alternative by Dr. Jeffrey Sch … [Read more...] about Content and Purpose versus Experience and Engagement in Jewish Education
Even a small increase in particularistic giving by America’s wealthy Jews would have a transformative impact on American Jewish life. by Yossi Prager When Dan Brown, the wizard behind eJewishPhilanthropy, suggested that I write for Rosh Hashana about my view of the many d … [Read more...] about How Do You Think About “Jewish” Giving?
by Lee Wunsch Eight years ago, catastrophic events were shaping the beginning of the new Jewish year. Hurricane Katrina had struck New Orleans and thousands of refugees were pouring into Houston, including 5,000 members of the Jewish community there. The Jewish Federation of … [Read more...] about A Dream is Born: KIPP Makes Aliyah