by Laura E. Kaufman There is nothing scientific about this post. No studies were conducted, no metrics gathered. I am simply sharing observations based on the experience of one donor: me. This year, I did my year-end giving either partly or entirely on-line. I gave … [Read more...] about How Donor-friendly is Your On-line Presence?
Tamar Snyder writing in The Jewish Week: Mobile phone giving has hit a tipping point, says Lucy Bernholz, a longtime adviser to philanthropic foundations who is also a well-respected blogger and analyst of philanthropic trends. Among Jewish organizations, the American Jewish … [Read more...] about State-of-the-Art Giving
by Steven Windmueller, Ph.D. New York is rapidly losing its economic position within the changing global economy, which has significant implications for American Jews, as well. The Jews of New York longer reflect religiously or demographically the “state” of American Jew … [Read more...] about New York as America’s Jewish Capital City
World ORT is at the forefront of an educational and social 'revolution' in Israel with its implementation of a three-year, NIS 47 million joint project to install more than 400 “smart classrooms” across the country’s north. Through its programmatic arm in Israel, Kadima Mada, W … [Read more...] about Bringing 21st Century Technology to Israeli Schools
If you happen to be in Israel this month, check out these two events sponsored by PresenTense: On Tuesday, February 16th at 7:30 pm, PresenTense Presents: What it's Like to be an Israeli Social Entrepreneur. Sari Rifkin, social entrepreneur and founder of Yedid, received an … [Read more...] about Two Jerusalem Events Worth Attending