The Hebrew University’s Center for the Study of Philanthropy in Israel has signed a strategic cooperation program with the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University that will encompass research, teaching, knowledge exchange, student exchange, joint research projects related to … [Read more...] about Hebrew U. Philanthropy Center to Cooperate with Indiana University
This essay was written by Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld for the Samuel Bronfman Foundation “Why Be Jewish?” Conference, in May 2009. With the opening of the Federations of North America GA 2009 later today in Washington, D.C., and the introduction of the organizations' new CEO an … [Read more...] about What Do We Need From Our Leaders?
The Israeli press, who generally does not pay much attention to the doings in the American Jewish world, has been focused lately on The Jewish Federation of North America’s GA which opens later today. The Jerusalem Post recently had an extensive interview with the organizations’ n … [Read more...] about NewsBits: The Evolving State of the North American Jewish Community
from Haaretz: A musical tribute to the Australian philanthropist Richard Pratt It may have been cold and rainy outside, but inside Jaffa's Nalaga'at Center, a heartwarming ceremony was taking place. Friends, family and donation recipients gathered on Friday to commemorate … [Read more...] about A Tribute to the Late Richard Pratt
We have learned that due to the tragedy at Fort Hood, Texas, President Obama will not be able to attend the GA. President Obama sent his regrets, but explained he will be attending a memorial service at Fort Hood this Tuesday, Nov. 10, when he was originally scheduled to address … [Read more...] about GA Update: Obama Will Not Be Attending