By Nate Geller After three and a half years working at a nonprofit Jewish digital media organization with an international news agency, you’d think I would have developed a tolerance for bad news (or even an appreciation - if it bleeds it leads!). But the last few months have b … [Read more...] about Some Personal Wisdom: The Bad News and the Good News
Yesterday, the URJ made the courageous and correct decision to cancel all in-person activities this summer, including their summer camps and Israel/travel programs.
Like every other day, yesterday began at 5 am with the first of many cups of strong black coffee. By 10 am … [Read more...] about Camp 2020:
The Summer That Won’t Be
Dina Rabhan has been appointed CEO of Jerusalem U.
Rabhan’s appointment is part of Jerusalem U’s global education media strategy. She will develop and oversee Jerusalem U’s vision and strategy with a focus on creating scalable, educational and entertaining products and platforms … [Read more...] about Comings and Goings:
Over 2000 participants are converging this week in Brimingham England for Limmud Festival 2018. Presenters will include Dana International, celebrating the 20th anniversary of her Eurovision win, Labour’s Shadow Foreign Secretary MP Emily Thornberry, Ephraim Mirvis, Chief R … [Read more...] about With Spotlight on Sephardi and Mizrahi Culture, Limmud Festival 2018 Opens
Random thoughts: Over the past decade there has been a considerable amount of discussion - on both sides of the Atlantic - on the "Distancing" hypothesis which suggests a declining attachment of younger American Jews to Israel. Programs have been expanded and new programs … [Read more...] about New Headwinds; Steven M. Cohen and Tisha B’Av