The Jewish Agency had planned to hold their February Board of Governors Meeting in St. Petersburg, Russia. Apparently the Russian government was not in agreement. Here's the letter that just went out to those attending. Following the letter, is the translation of an article … [Read more...] about Russia Nixes Jewish Agency February Meetings
Based on information made available yesterday, in the past three weeks the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee has raised over $4 million in aid for Haiti and the American Jewish World Service has raised over $5 million. … [Read more...] about Two Organizations Raise $9m. for Haiti
by Joshua Avedon and Shawn Landres “Apple is regularly voted the most innovative company in the world,” writes The Economist in its January 30 edition, “but …rather than developing entirely new product categories, it excels at taking existing, half-baked ideas and showing the … [Read more...] about The Next Big New Idea is Neither Big Nor New. Discuss.
by Laura Freeman Every day, there are opportunities to “lead.” It could be in the work place, at home, or while volunteering in the community. The chance to make a difference, chart new territory and galvanize a team beckons us to the front of the line. However, for all the … [Read more...] about Leadership: The Risk and The Reward
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy: Many Nonprofit Programs Hold Even or See Gains in Obama's Proposed 2011 Budget The $3.8 trillion federal budget that President Obama has proposed for 2011 seems to avoid major cuts in many social-service programs and adds money to … [Read more...] about Nonprofit Programs Hold Even on Obama Budget Proposal