At a meeting earlier this week, the Board of Governors of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion approved a plan for its future. Titled “A New Way Forward,” the plan charts a five-year process based on attaining financial sustainability, sustaining academic excellence a … [Read more...] about Memo to HUC: What Are Non-Core Real Estate Holdings?
an excerpt from Scoping out a different model for a disparate Jewish community, by Jeff Saperstein Most Jewish organizations have failed to adapt to all of the digital, Web-based changes emerging as our economy and society transforms (don’t think just Web sites and c … [Read more...] about Vision, Focus, Collaboration and Innovation = More Responsive Organizations
As part of the branding rollout for The Jewish Federations of North America, the new Web address (www.JewishFederations.org), featuring a new banner and logo, launched yesterday. Those searching for or coming to the current Web site will be automatically redirected to the new … [Read more...] about NewsBits: UJC Rolls-Out New Web Address; HIAS Expands Focus and More
Jane Eisner and Devra Ferst writing in The Forward: Despite notable gains for women in the past year, a Forward survey of 75 major American Jewish communal organizations found that fewer than one in six are run by women, and those women are paid 61 cents to every dollar … [Read more...] about Forward: Jewish Women Lag Behind Men in Promotion and Pay
This year’s pan-European SONI survey, conducted by Blackbaud in association with the Resource Alliance, shows that charities are becoming more optimistic about the future. Charities in France are the most optimistic with 80 per cent expecting an increase in income, while only 40 p … [Read more...] about European Charities ‘Optimistic’ for 2010