By Liam Hoare The British Jewish cultural calendar has its three highpoints: Jewish Book Week in February; the UK Jewish Film Festival in November; and Limmud in December. Cyclical and as settled in diaries as the religious holidays, these events have given rise to the concept … [Read more...] about Knishes and Kilts, and Other Highlights of London’s Jewish Book Week
Archives for March 2015
By Marina Leytes and Beth deBeer This blog is the first in a series which aims to educate and to clarify some of the confusion around the emerging field of impact investment in Israel and globally. It will present a high-level overview of the challenges and opportunities for … [Read more...] about Israel – A Social Start-Up Nation?
By Adina Lichtman Let’s start with the basics: Why socks? To those of us who are fortunate enough not to be homeless, it’s a reasonable question. After all, we often see people asking for food, for money - but never for socks. But sometimes it’s the smallest things, the things … [Read more...] about Helping the Homeless through Socks
‘We need to build bridges, not escape hatches,’ says Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal By Menachem Posner In light of the recent attacks in Paris and Copenhagen, where Jewish people were murdered in a kosher market and outside of a synagogue, as well as a number of violent acts rec … [Read more...] about Berlin’s Rabbi: Jews Need to Live Proudly, Show Identity and Fight Ignorance
ShalomLearning, a nonprofit dedicated to cultivating a lifelong love of Jewish learning among Jews of all backgrounds and affiliations, has been awarded a $2 million grant from the William Davidson Foundation. In making the grant, the William Davidson Foundation indicated that … [Read more...] about William Davidson Foundation Awards Challenge Grant to ShalomLearning