An article appeared in yesterday's Maariv on the funding discussions taking place between the UJC, JAFI and the Joint (here is the background). We would normally just provide a link but in this case we are posting the English translation so it is available to all our readers. … [Read more...] about NewsBits: The Hebrew Press
Jonathan S. Tobin recently joined Commentary magazine as Executive Editor. This is excerpted from his primere contribution: The Madoff Scandal and the Future of American Jewry The combined crises of 2008—the financial collapse and the Madoff scandal—will certainly exa … [Read more...] about Fictitious Profits versus Earnings Lost
Are you one of the People of the Code? Do you have a project you've been dying to launch? Check out the PresenTense Institute, a six-week summer fellowship running from June 15th until July 26th in Jerusalem. Dedicated to transforming the way the Jewish people think, program and … [Read more...] about Are You (or Do You Know) a Jewish Hacker or Other Innovator?
As providers of vital services to Jews in North America, Israel and around the world, the UJC and the Federation system are partnering to strengthen the Jewish community amid the ongoing global economic crisis. One of the ways they are assisting member Federations is through … [Read more...] about UJC Responds to the Economic Crisis
Touching the world of Jewish philanthropy, here are two items appearing on other Web sites you may find of interest. from the Boston Globe: From donors who touch many, no new grants As a result of Madoff's investment scam, the Carl and Ruth Shapiro Family Foundation … [Read more...] about NewsBits: Around the Jewish Web