In a move that will dramatically expand the number of Jews in Israel, the US and around the globe connecting one-to-one online through substantive Jewish content, Project Zug - an online learning start-up - is moving in-house to Mechon Hadar. The initiative will now be called: … [Read more...] about Mechon Hadar to House Project Zug
Archives for September 2014
The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) has announced the launch of the JTS Seeds of Innovation Project, a program that will provide seed funding for groundbreaking new initiatives developed by JTS alumni. This program will support ideas that benefit the larger Jewish community … [Read more...] about JTS Launches Seeds of Innovation Project
Residents near Russian border are grateful to be spared major violence, but anxious about instability and civil war. By Dovid Margolin Kharkov, Ukraine - The early-morning Kiev-Kharkov intercity express train glides into Kharkov’s central railroad station, entering a c … [Read more...] about As Lenin Statue Comes Tumbling Down, Kharkov Jews Watch and Wait
By Charles Bronfman I hold no brief for spend down foundations or for perpetual foundations. In 2001 we chose to spend down the Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies (ACBP). Right from the get-go, we decided to be a proactive foundation by taking on niche issues that both … [Read more...] about Why Document Spend Down?
By Liam Hoare JW3 is quite unlike any building the Jewish community of London has had before. An open and inviting structure, clad in glass, and pointed on the Finchley Road, one of the city’s main thoroughfares, this £50 million Jewish community center has sought to bring to … [Read more...] about London’s JW3, “Increasing The Quality, Variety, and Volume of Jewish Conversation”