Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ), through its YES (Youth, Education, & Special Projects) Fund, has awarded $268,000 in grants to 13 programs that will strengthen Jewish life and provide the tools necessary for religious, social, and educational growth in North America, in … [Read more...] about Women of Reform Judaism Award Grants to 13 Programs
New research finds that short length Israel videos and resources help audiences connect more deeply with Israel. In a research initiative that surveyed over 1000 respondents, OpenDor Media (ODM), a Jerusalem-based global media company explores the role of Jewish media and its … [Read more...] about OpenDor Media Releases Study on How Digital Media Impacts Millenials and Gen Z
By Linna Ettinger In an ultimate declaration of optimism, Hebrew College in Newton, Massachusetts is doubling efforts to nourish lay leaders and future clergy through continued courses this fall. Pivoting quickly in response to COVID19, starting in March, all coursework for 63 … [Read more...] about Nourishing Hope and Connection by Exploring the Bounty of our Past
Over the past year, Leading Edge has engaged hundreds of voices in mapping the root causes of the gender gap in top leadership at Jewish nonprofits, in partnership with the Genesis Prize Foundation, SRE Network, and many others. You can see the cumulative findings to date here. … [Read more...] about Mapping the System: Why is there a persistent gender gap in top leadership in Jewish nonprofit organizations?
Slingshot, an organization that engages young Jewish philanthropists, is launching its inaugural Fellowship - a one-of-a-kind, highly customized program for young, Jewish philanthropists seeking to deepen their impact in the Jewish community and beyond. This 18-month program … [Read more...] about New Fellowship for Young Jewish Philanthropists