Registration is now open for Introduction to Jewish Educational Leadership, a two-credit six-week online graduate course taught by Dr. Samuel Joseph and Dr. Adriane Leveen, senior faculty of HUC-JIR’s School of Education. Professionals who successfully complete the course will be invited to apply for Cohort 8 of the Executive M.A. Program. The Executive M.A. Program is designed for motivated, working Jewish educators with a minimum of five … [Read more...] about Take HUC-JIR’s Executive M.A. Program in Jewish Education for a Test Drive!
TAMID Group, an organization with over 2,200 active members on 53 college campuses whose mission is focused on training the next generation of top business leaders and instilling in them a strong and lasting connection to Israel, have highlighted the successful experiences of the over 231 TAMID Group fellows currently working in Israel. “The fellowship program brings TAMID members to Israel for an immersive experience working full-time for … [Read more...] about 231 TAMID Group Fellows Learning Business Leadership Skills in Israel
Nonprofit organizations are embracing cloud technologies to help them more powerfully serve their constituents and better connect their services and staff. But while the benefits are great, there are still some roadblocks. NTEN and Microsoft surveyed more than 250 nonprofit professionals to produce the 2018 State of the Nonprofit Cloud report. Some of the key findings include: The benefits of hosted software and hardware include … [Read more...] about New Report: State of the Nonprofit Cloud
By Hanna Shaul Bar Nissim American Jews donate at high levels to charity. One way they support causes in the U.S., Israel and other places is collective, often through large grant-making organizations. In researching this organized philanthropy, I’ve observed that the proportion of Jewish institutional giving to Israeli causes has fallen since 2009. I believe that several factors, including demographic and social changes, a diminishing … [Read more...] about Why Jewish Giving to Israel is Losing Ground
By Charlene Seidle Are donor advised funds merely a tax shelter for the reluctantly philanthropic? This seems to be the overriding premise of “How Tech Billionaires Hack Their Taxes with a Philanthropic Loophole” published in The New York Times on August 3, 2018. The article cited several examples of wealthy tech entrepreneurs “parking” their assets at community foundations and commercial donor advised funds, receiving acclaim for their … [Read more...] about Inverting the Knowledge Capital