By Richard Marker Leadership development programs abound. It is a rare week when we don’t read of another one sponsored by an impressive organization and funded by one or more foundations and philanthropists. Why not? If we want to make change, isn’t it best to invest in lea … [Read more...] about Leadership Development Programs; Are Funders too Elitist in our Approach?
Archives for June 2017
By Deborah Meyer and Jeff Tiell The teen years have always been a challenge. Figuring out who you are; navigating complex social systems; being pressed to succeed academically; a body that changes from day to day - almost no adult would willingly return to adolescence. In … [Read more...] about When Experiments Go Well: How a New Investment from the Jim Joseph Foundation Will Help Moving Traditions’ National Expansion
By Rabbi Daniel Allen Rosh Hashanah 5778 should be an opportunity for liberal Jewish services to be free and available across the length and breadth of Israel: from concert halls to beaches and from kibbutzim to the Knesset. Taking various forms, these Rosh Hashanah … [Read more...] about Yom Ha’Truah 5778 – A Call for Religious Action
By Miriam Brosseau A recent article by Roger Craver in The Agitator (itself based on this article by Dr. Kiki Koutmeridou detailing a “Nudge Award” winner) suggests the following provocative call to action for nonprofits: “Dare to be trivial.” The case he shares is a powerfu … [Read more...] about In Fundraising, Dare to be Coherent
See where students are to meet them where they are, says SF Hillel program director By Sasha Joseph We are discovering that for students to be connected to Judaism, Jewish experiences must be personalized, experiential and relatable, all at the same time. A group of San … [Read more...] about Snapchat Filter