By Liam Hoare eJewish Philanthropy At the beginning of the year, a lively debate took place in the pages of Mosaic on the condition of Jewish museums. Edward Rothstein posited that, by and large, Jewish museums have come to offer a “paltry view of Judaism, Jewish history, and … [Read more...] about European Jewish Museums: Universal or Particular?
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By Guila Benchimol While Donald Trump has claimed that focusing on his comments about sexual violence are “nothing more than a distraction from the important issues we are facing today,” I beg to differ. This moment demands practical suggestions as to what we can do dif … [Read more...] about Reach Out to Survivors of Sexual Violence in Your Jewish Community
By Daniela Greiber In 1949, the Israeli Institute for Public Opinion Research published a report on tourists’ experiences when visiting the newly founded Jewish state. The National Library of Israel has a wonderful array of documents and images showing the local attractions a … [Read more...] about Show a Welcoming Face to the European Visitors to Limmud Conference
From the United States to the Balkans to Argentina and everywhere in between, more than 500 local BBYO chapters in hundreds of communities across 20 countries will take part this weekend in BBYO’s Global Shabbat 2016, an annual highlight in which Jewish teen leaders host s … [Read more...] about Hundreds of ‘Gamechangers’ Unite to Celebrate an Unforgettable Shabbat with Jewish Teens
The Jim Joseph Foundation has announced new investments in Jewish teen initiatives and educator training opportunities. Fall 2016 Major grants include: Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta: Community-Based Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Initiative (2016-2021) Up to … [Read more...] about Jim Joseph Foundation announces New Grants