by Gary Wexler Just when the bureaucratic and risk-averse culture of the Jewish nonprofit sector was unraveling my love of the organized Jewish world, along comes the book Start Up Nation. Reading it has been like an adrenaline shot, allowing me to recapture the hyper-excited … [Read more...] about Is Start-Up Nation Also the Big Lesson for the Jewish Nonprofit Sector?
For how the Jewish and Israeli worlds are making a difference, see our post from yesterday, Israeli Organizations at Forefront of Haiti Aid. from The New York Jewish Week: Opening Hearts, Wallets For Haitians Since a devastating 7.0 tremor rocked the Caribbean island … [Read more...] about A Roundup of Haiti Fundraising
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy (Prospecting): Cellphone Giving Not Without Its Potential Drawbacks, Says Advocate The unprecedented success of text-message giving after last week’s earthquake in Haiti is not without potential drawbacks, according to a leading proponent o … [Read more...] about The Downside to Mobile Giving
The World Zionist Organization Executive has approved by a large majority the request of the Shas movement to become a regular member of the WZO In a meeting of the Zionist Executive - the leading body of the WZO - WZO Treasurer Hagai Meirom reported on the significant steps … [Read more...] about Shas Now Part of World Zionist Organization
from CNN: A special report about the Israeli Field Hospital from isRealli: Israeli Hospital, The Most Advanced in Haiti On Friday, two Israeli jets carrying nearly 10 tons of medical equipment, doctors, nurses, medics, police forces and an elite search and rescue … [Read more...] about Israeli Organizations at Forefront of Haiti Aid