By Pam Ehrenkranz Why Aspen? That's what I keep asking myself about the inspiring weekend 50 or so professionals were gifted by the Harold Grinspoon Foundation which Charles Cohen recently wrote about in these pages. Invited as a thank you for our work with PJ Library, we were … [Read more...] about Why Aspen?
Archives for September 2015
New York's Jewish Museum has received a one-year grant of $275,000 from The David Berg Foundation to underwrite Free Saturdays at the Museum and an expanded evaluation and assessment process. Since its inception in 2006, the Free Saturdays program has brought over 328,000 … [Read more...] about David Berg Foundation Underwrites Free Saturdays at the Jewish Museum
All of us must nurture and protect a public Jewish space where the support systems of community, collaboration and innovation are neither overwhelmed nor held hostage by ideological and partisan driven politics. By Robert Hyfler On boards of communal agencies and within … [Read more...] about The Great Unraveling and a Defense of the American Jewish Way
By Cathy Rolland Every new parent understands the pressure and stress associated with finding the best ways to create a rich and fulfilling future for their children. Faced with societal expectations, money constraints, and more programmatic opportunities than ever for their … [Read more...] about 4 Ideas for Engaging Families with Young Children in Jewish Life
By Mark S. Young A former student of mine recently posted on Facebook: “Reminding myself today that there is no "timeline," that I can define what success looks like, that comparing myself to others is incredibly unhelpful, that I am doing good work and the ability to continue … [Read more...] about The Blessing of a Career as a Jewish Professional