by Rivy Poupko Kletenik It was at our very first session that Ed Serotta, founding director of Centropa, stood before us in the Centrum Judaicum of the Neue Synagoge, and said, “No Jew comes to Berlin happily.” … [Read more...] about Balancing Past and Present: A Jewish Educator’s First Steps in Berlin
Archives for September 2013
It is my hope that the Prime Minister’s plan will actually be: A Plan. by Elan Ezrachi The word has been out for some time; the government of Israel and The Jewish Agency are planning a large-scale initiative that will connect Jews around the world to Israel. The initiative … [Read more...] about The Prime Minister’s Plan: Some Suggested Guidelines for Planning
Tel Aviv, Israel - September 9, 2013 - Tmura - the Israeli Public Service Venture Fund today announced it is allocating NIS 5,000,000 in funding to the following five NGOs: Chinuch L’Psagot - empowers over 2,000 children with the potential for excellence, in over 33 centers a … [Read more...] about Waze Exit to Benefit Thousands of Israeli Youth
The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles (The Foundation) has opened applications for its 2014 Cutting Edge Grants program. There will be an informational workshop for grantseekers on October 23, 2013, with an application submission deadline of November 27, 2013. A maximum … [Read more...] about LA Jewish Community Foundation Invites Proposals for 2014 Cutting Edge Grants
by Adina Kay-Gross Have you heard the one about the young Jewish couple who have a kid while living in a big city and find themselves searching for community around the high holidays? … [Read more...] about Should Young Families Have to Pay to Pray?