by Sally Gottesman Dr. Amy Sales, associate director of the Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies at Brandeis University, recently wrote an insightful piece for eJewishPhilanthropy.com that should serve as a wake-up call to all those who fund or run informal education … [Read more...] about Are Investments in Experiential Jewish Education for Teens Worthwhile?
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Moscow, Russia, April 123 - Over 1,000 Jewish participants, mainly from across Russia, will gather in Moscow, tomorrow through Sunday, for the Limmud FSU Moscow conference. Limmud FSU Moscow is considered the largest Jewish gathering in the former Soviet Union. Limmud FSU … [Read more...] about Limmud FSU Moscow Kicks Off Tomorrow
Why are critical Jewish institutions struggling to find the talent they need, particularly at the most senior ranks? a must read report for current and aspiring communal leaders Last month's Jewish Funders Network annual conference saw a full morning devoted to leadership for … [Read more...] about Cultivating the Next Generation of Leaders for Jewish Nonprofits
According to The Chronicle of Philanthropy, more than two dozen fundraisers at U.S. nonprofits earn more than $500,000, and at least two make $1-million or more. YU's Daniel Forman, Vice President Development, was the third highest paid on the list at just under the million … [Read more...] about The Million Dollar Fundraisers
by Nissim Moses The Bene Israel community originated in Maharashtra in India. According to their tradition, they arrived on the Konkan Coast, south of presentday Mumbai, in approximately 175 BCE. Some date this back to an even earlier date. Like other diaspora Jews, the … [Read more...] about This Year in India: Celebration of Passover in the Bene Israel Tradition