We have heard many conflicting rumors and stories over the past few months about the desire of many in the Yemen Jewish community to leave their community. We have refrained from making mention due to the possible sensitivity of discussions. We figured when a plane touches down … [Read more...] about Yemen Aliyah: Is the Next Chapter Unfolding?
Two stories you may find of interest this Friday morning: from Jewcy My Trip to the White House JDub Records, Jumpstart and other Jewish social entrepreneurs consult at the White House: "Roughly speaking, the entire sampling represented Jewish initiatives that reach … [Read more...] about Friday Lite
News of interest from the global philanthropic world: from ThirdSector (U.K.) Charities avoid measuring performance Most charities do not have the skills, the will or the structures to measure and communicate how effective they are, delegates to the conference of the … [Read more...] about NewsBits: Accountability, Performance and Transparency
The Israel Museum in Jerusalem recently announced a $12-million gift from the Edmond J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation for the renovation, reinstallation, and endowment of its newly renamed Edmond and Lily Safra Fine Arts Wing. This newest gift bolsters the Museum’s campaign f … [Read more...] about Israel Museum Receives $12m from Safra Foundation