[eJP note: The following represents an excerpt from a seminal essay prepared by Ralph I. Goldman for the International Conference of Jewish Communal Service (the forerunner to today's World Council of Jewish Communal Service). The Goldman paper was distributed prior to the 1981 … [Read more...] about The Role of the Professional in Developing and Shaping Jewish Communal Policies and Strategies
Archives for December 2014
London, December 28, 2014 - Thousands of Jews from 27 countries are converging at Limmud Conference 2014. Encompassing “Jew Year’s Eve,” the global movement’s flagship learning festival will take place at University of Warwick in Coventry, from today through Thursday, January 1st. … [Read more...] about Historian Deborah Lipstadt, Best-Selling Author Ari Shavit and Hollywood Comic Avi Liberman to Join Thousands at Limmud Conference 2014
Described as “the world’s most influential Jewish event”, Limmud UK - aka Conference, has returned to the University of Warwick. For those not attending, livestreaming is available again this year right here on eJewishPhilanthropy.com. The live-streaming program (subject to chang … [Read more...] about Limmud TV is Back!
Sderot, Israel, Dec. 27 - Never mind Tel Aviv - is Sderot the next fashion capital of Israel? At least hundreds of people from southern Israel and beyond think so, after they attended a very different kind of fashion show in Sderot last Thursday night. The show highlighted the … [Read more...] about Is Sderot Blossoming into the Fashion Capital of Israel?
By Jeffrey F. Barken JNS.org What if Moses never accepted the task to lead the Jews out of Egypt because of his speech impediment? Award-winning author Chava Willig Levy, a polio survivor, uses the episode to illustrate what she calls a clear biblical precedent that people … [Read more...] about Disability Self-Advocates Envision a More Inclusive Jewish Community