The Jewish community has not been particularly good at creating upward opportunities for its professionals and as a result we lose superstars to the greater nonprofit and social impact sector. by Nanette Fridman When my children were young, we used to read Dr. Seuss’ b … [Read more...] about Are You My Successor?
Archives for April 2014
by Anna Marx with Cyd B. Weissman and Rob Weinberg We’re hearing a lot of talk these days in the Jewish community about new approaches to Hebrew school: relationship building, experiential learning, and alternative models. Terms from the broader educational world have entered t … [Read more...] about Worthwhile Change: New Models of Congregational Education
As news from Ukraine continues to grip headlines, many people across the country and around the world are voicing concern for the welfare of the 350,000 Jews living there. Join the Schusterman Philanthropic Network and JDC Entwine on Wednesday, April 30th, for Ukraine: On the … [Read more...] about Event: “Ukraine: On the Ground,” a Time-Sensitive Webinar
The official Opening Ceremony for Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day will take place today, April 27, 2014 at 20:00, in Warsaw Ghetto Square, Yad Vashem, Mount of Remembrance, Jerusalem. The central theme for this year’s Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Da … [Read more...] about Jews “On the Edge”: Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day 2014
Limmud FSU Moscow Conference Reveals New Findings on Young FSU Jews Professor Vladimir (Ze’ev) Khanin, chief scientist for the Israeli Ministry of Aliyah and Immigrant Absorption and Senior Lecturer in Political Studies at Bar-Ilan University, presented for the first time the f … [Read more...] about New Findings: Young Jews in the FSU Have Developed a Dual Identity