By Tzvi Raviv Reading news about hiring in the Jewish community I noticed two hiring trends within Jewish communal service. The trends are hiring an Executive Director (ED) mainly from the outside the organization and hiring mainly men to leadership positions. The 2014 … [Read more...] about When Will the Jewish Community See Our Own Peggy Olsen?
Archives for February 2015
The Harold Grinspoon Foundation (HGF), in partnership with Genesis Philanthropy Group (GPG), is broadening its outreach to Russian-speaking Jewish families in North America by bringing its PJ Library program to additional Russian-speaking Jewish communities. Greater Miami Jewish … [Read more...] about PJ Library Comes to Additional Russian-speaking Jewish Communities
Alex Selsky's induction Sunday to The Jewish Agency Board of Governors brings to 3 the number of members under 40. All represent the World Zionist Organization (WZO). Selsky was born in Ufa the capital of the Russian autonomous republic of Bashkortostan and made Aliyah at age … [Read more...] about 3rd Under 40 Joins Jewish Agency Board
There can be no argument over facts, but the crux of the matter is how we fuse them into a distinct narrative and what that narrative does to our ability to change reality on the ground. By Oriol Poveda Europe is a wasteland. Anti-Semitism has reached a new historical … [Read more...] about Last In Deed, First In Thought: Beit Makhshava and a New Jewish European Narrative
Give Better. Give Together. A 7-Part Series on Launching and Sustaining a Successful Jewish Giving Circle By Felicia Herman This article is Part 3 in a series about giving circles. (Don't forget to check out Part 1 & Part 2.) Giving circles, groups who pool donations … [Read more...] about Building Your Very Own Giving Circle