by Tamar Snyder Donors both large and small are carving out time from their busy schedules to learn how to give more effectively. Many relish the opportunity to meet with like-minded funders and exchange ideas, with the goal of enriching the experience of giving and maximizing … [Read more...] about Four Philanthropic Trends You Need to Know About Now
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by Wendy Grinberg Who is engaged in adult learning at your synagogue? Much of adult learning in synagogues is targeted at retirees and happens during the day, when other people are at work. In addition, there are programs for parents of children in the religious school, often … [Read more...] about A New Age for Adult Learning
[This essay is from The Peoplehood Papers, volume 12 - For Whom Are We Responsible? - published by the Center for Jewish Peoplehood Education.] by Joelle Fiss Does the Jewish people have distinct characteristics or are its traits universal? Where does the tension between … [Read more...] about What is Particular and What is Universal in the Jewish People?
Camp Harlam, the Union for Reform Judaism's regional overnight camp based in Pennsylvania, has received the largest gift in its history from the Weidhorn Family Foundation of Manalapan, New Jersey. The Foundation has gifted $1,000,000 to fund an endowment supporting needs-based … [Read more...] about URJ Camp Harlam Receives Million Dollar Gift
The Hebrew Charter School Center continues to grow and will enroll more than 1,500 students in their network of schools during 2014-15, representing a 50 percent increase over the current school year. In the five currently operating schools, the students' parents come from 78 … [Read more...] about Hebrew Charter School Center Continues to Grow