by Lee D. Weiss and Jeremy J. Fingerman “The Pew Study should be a wake-up call. When I am asked what we do to fix Pew, I would get more Jewish kids to go to camp,” Steven M. Cohen told us as he joined the Foundation for Jewish Camp’s (FJC) board meeting last week for a lively … [Read more...] about A Jewish Summer for Everyone
Archives for 2013
by Marjorie Dove Kent In his article “Enough Identity Already”, Jon A. Levisohn makes excellent points about the primacy given to “Jewish identity” programming in the Jewish education world, and the pitfalls that come with this privileging. His words ring just as true in the Je … [Read more...] about Enough Identity Already – Indeed!
In case you missed any, here - based on site analytics, and in alphabetical order - are our Top Ten posts from 2013: 40 Plus and Screwed: More on Less Young Adult Engagement by Michal Kohane Building a sustainable community can’t be just about paying for buses full of y … [Read more...] about The Best of The Year: 2013
[This is the second segment of an article on fostering a culture of philanthropic giving in Israel. Part one of the article, which focuses on organizations and initiatives that promote organized and strategic giving by Israeli philanthropists, can be found here. These articles … [Read more...] about Fostering a Culture of Philanthropic Giving in Israel Part II: Micro-Donations
Founder’s syndrome, a concept first applied to the corporate world, has become an accepted phenomenon in the nonprofit realm over the past decade. It occurs when the founder of an organization fails to yield control over the organization’s reins and prevents it from adapting to ch … [Read more...] about The Creator or the Destroyer: Dealing with Founder’s Syndrome