Last week, the amphitheater at Hebrew University's Mount Scopus Campus in Jerusalem was filled to capacity for a very special Birthright Israel Mega Event. If you've never been to one, a Mega Event brings together dozens of groups of Birthright Israel trip participants from … [Read more...] about Michael Steinhardt Honored at Taglit Birthright Israel Mega Event
There was a big hullabaloo here on eJewish Philanthropy the past couple of weeks that began with an otherwise innocuous and well meaning article by my dear friend, educator, comedian and hummus enthusiast Benji Lovitt. "In Israel Programs: The Case for Tel Aviv", Benji suggested … [Read more...] about Birthright Tel Aviv: A Simple Solution
The New York Times reports that Edgar Bronfman passed away Saturday at the age of 84. Born to a prominent Jewish/Canadian family, his mother was Saidye Bronfman and his father was Samuel Bronfman, founder of Distillers Corporation-Seagrams Ltd. once the largest distiller in the … [Read more...] about Edgar Bronfman z”l, Businessman, Philanthropist, WJC President
Jewlicious began just under 10 years ago in a digital media office in Montreal. At the time, reaching out to young, unaffiliated Jews via the Internet was a notion that was in its infancy. There were few legitimately qualified experts in the area, there were no self-styled social … [Read more...] about Le Mood Montréal 2013: Plus ça change…
The final list of participants in the 2013 iteration of the ROI Summit was released recently. The ROI summit is an annual gathering that brings together a select group of 150 young Jews from across the world for an almost all expenses paid, intense, 4-day experience that involves … [Read more...] about ROI 2013: Who Are You?