By Deborah Fineblum Schabb JNS.org The Mensch on a Bench is so much happier now than he was a year ago. Look carefully and you will notice that, whereas the previous Mensch had a decidedly worried look, this latest version of the popular Hanukkah toy is flashing an exuberant … [Read more...] about With Popularity and Sales up, Mensch on a Bench has Much to Smile About
Archives for November 2015
On December 2 in New York, Jewish Funders Network will bring together Jewish philanthropists from around the world for strategic discussions about fighting high rates of poverty and unemployment among Israel’s fast-growing Haredi community. At the conference, called A … [Read more...] about Global Group of Donors to Gather to fight Israel’s High Haredi Poverty Rate
Communities create boundaries. Sometimes boundaries are necessary: to define who is member of an organisation, to define in a Community who is a Jew, who can make decisions, the fees, etc. But this leaves people out. Especially those that are different from the … [Read more...] about Organisations in the XXI Century
It’s hard to bring new ideas to old leadership in a large organization that has been going for a long time and is set in its ways. By Elliot Cowan First let me start by saying I do not like the term “Legacy Organization.” By using that term you’ve already put yourself on the … [Read more...] about Legacy Organizations: How to Stay Fresh, Relevant and Exciting
By Stephen R. Silberfarb The speeches are over. The workshops are done. New relationships created and old ones renewed. Farewell hugs in the lobby. The GA is over. Now what? Your folks came back energized. You came back energized. Now is the time to follow-up and follow … [Read more...] about The GA is Over; Now What?