On the heels of the recently released report Smart Money: Recommendations for an Educational Technology and Digital Engagement Investment Strategy, commissioned in partnership with the William Davidson Foundation, the Jim Joseph Foundation announced four new grants to … [Read more...] about Jim Joseph Foundation Awards New Grants to Support Digital Learning and Engagement
Archives for April 2017
Mandel Foundation Announces Executive Leadership Program for Federations and JCCs By Ted Sasson This week, the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation opened recruitment for an executive leadership program for midcareer Jewish community center and Jewish federation … [Read more...] about Who Will You Nominate?
The Genesis Prize Foundation (GPF) has named Steven A. Rakitt its President. Rakitt will join GPF’s office in NYC on August 1st and will be responsible for the Foundation’s activities outside Israel and the FSU. The Genesis Prize honors individuals who have attained excellence … [Read more...] about Steven A. Rakitt Announced as President of The Genesis Prize Foundation
By Narkis Alon Ever since I was a kid I thought Shabbat was a wonderful idea, a weekly opportunity to disconnect from the noise of daily life. The aspect of rest was something I always respected. Over the years I became an entrepreneur and my daily life has become, more and … [Read more...] about Shabbat as an Entrepreneurship Accelerator
By Robert Lichtman At times of prayer, for centuries, Jews have faced Jerusalem. No matter where we find ourselves today, once upon a time we lived there (or thereabouts). In turning to Jerusalem we enact one of the few universal practices that unite Jews everywhere in our … [Read more...] about From Mizrach to Jerusalem