The Genesis Prize Foundation has named American philanthropist and owner of the New England Patriots football team, Robert Kraft, as the 2019 Genesis Prize Laureate. The annual $1 million Genesis Prize, dubbed the “Jewish Nobel” by Time magazine, honors extraordinary individuals for their outstanding professional achievement, contribution to humanity, and commitment to Jewish values and Israel. In keeping with the Genesis Prize tradition, … [Read more...] about Robert Kraft Named 2019 Genesis Prize Laureate
The Wexner Foundation is pleased to announce Class 3 of the newly-expanded Wexner Field Fellowship. Built on the success of the pilot Wexner Field Fellowship and incubated within the Wexner Graduate Fellowship/Davidson Scholars, the program was developed in partnership with the Jim Joseph Foundation. Fifteen outstanding professionals were selected through a highly competitive process for this three-year intensive program. Utilizing the … [Read more...] about The Wexner Foundation Announces Class 3 of Field Fellows
Sandy Cardin has announced that following 25 years of service to the Schusterman Family Foundation, he will step back from his day-to-day responsibilities as President and serve the Schustermans in a new role as Senior Advisor. Lisa Eisen will become President of Schusterman's U.S. Jewish portfolio, which includes the Foundation's Jewish and Israel Education grantmaking, as well as the Schusterman Fellowship and REALITY program. Read more, … [Read more...] about Comings and Goings: Schusterman Foundation Transitions
In a world where mattresses are customized to people’s bodies, coffee drinks reflect elaborate personal tastes, and nearly any product can be ordered and delivered with a click of a button, meaningful volunteer work now can be catered to participants in the same way. That’s the mentality behind Repair the World’s new, fun online quiz, “What’s Your #ServiceStrength?,” designed to connect users to service experiences aligned with their passions, … [Read more...] about What’s Your #ServiceStrength?
The Jerusalem College of Technology (JCT), a leader in providing high-level science and technology education to religious students in Israel and worldwide, has announced that it is launching Israel’s only computer science degree program whose classes are offered exclusively to women and are conducted fully in the English language. Building off the existing success of JCT’s International Program in English for men - which allows students to … [Read more...] about Jerusalem College of Technology launches Israel’s first English-language Computer Science Degree for Women