Let’s move from our obsession with the new marketing of Judaism and move to new ideas and initiatives. Let’s move from hierarchical and centralized decision-making to empowered and inspired grassroots Judaism. by Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz We had a saying at the University of T … [Read more...] about Keep Judaism Weird!
Archives for January 2014
Charities are creating significant barriers to potential donors making online contributions, according to the first Online Fundraising Scorecard, a study by Dunham+Company and Next After. The study, the most comprehensive focusing on the online donor experience, gives most … [Read more...] about Most Jewish Organizations Fail Online Fundraising Test
According to The Jerusalem Post, The Pew Research Center is currently working on a comprehensive survey of Israeli Jewry to be completed in the fall, philanthropist Joseph Neubauer announced on Tuesday. Speaking at the annual conference of Tel Aviv University’s Institute for N … [Read more...] about Pew to Release Study on Israeli Jewry
I cannot understand how Jewish communities around the world would want to invite Israel’s educational professionals to develop programs to strengthen Jewish identity in their communities. Doing so would seem to be a contradiction of their own values and undercut the foundations o … [Read more...] about On Second Thought: More About the PM’s New Initiative
Most Jewish organizations view Millennials as a monolithic bloc Last week eJP published an opinion piece by Benji Lovitt titled "Israel Programs: The Case for Tel Aviv." Lovitt's premise: Israel has changed over 66 years and our programs should reflect those changes. The post … [Read more...] about Our Millennial Challenge