By Maxyne Finkelstein Having worked both for and alongside Federations for most of my career, I have been following with interest the conversation going on about how to interpret the role and value, in 2015. With each article published on this topic, I celebrate the fact that … [Read more...] about Looking at Federations from the Outside (sort of…)
Archives for August 2015
Connection Point in Barcelona: OPPORTUNITY is the first-of-a-kind gathering for professionals aged 22-28 that focuses on developing career prospects, together with your peers. Apply now (taking place October 11-13, 2015)! … [Read more...] about Calling Young European Professionals!
Featuring presenters from Poland, Israel, the UK and Cape Town, Limmud Johannesburg comes to a successful conclusion. An exhibition on the liberation of Soviet Jewry was amongst the highlights of the Limmud conference held in Johannesburg between 31 July and 2 August. The … [Read more...] about Limmud Displays Vitality of the Johannesburg Jewish Community
Young leaders report quietly that any conversation or public statement they make that is not emphasizing how Israel is the best in the world is considered by many influentials in their community and nationally to be anti-Israel. By Charlene Seidle One of the most evocative … [Read more...] about Are These The Voices We Want to Silence?
By Jessica Downey It’s the final session of the summer. Counselors jump up and down with lagging enthusiasm. They have smiles on their faces that don't quite reach their eyes. Teens and young adults are approaching their eighth, ninth or even tenth week of the summer. Campers a … [Read more...] about The Magic Hour