Student program's exit deals new blow to Arad NJ friends of Israeli town lament decision to relocate WUJS. For 40 years, post-college students from abroad with interests in the arts, Hebrew, and Jewish learning would gather in the desert town of Arad. The World Union … [Read more...] about WUJS Arad, Still Making News
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from today's Haaretz: Tycoon Arcadi Gaydamak halts flow of cash to Israeli charities TheMarker has learned that over the past few months, Russian-Israeli tycoon Arcadi Gaydamak has not made good on promises to transfer large funds to a number of Israeli … [Read more...] about Gaydamak Backtracks on Philanthropy
Around our Jewish world this Thursday morning: from the Forward: Social Networking Online, in Hebrew Finding Israeli friends on Facebook is about to get easier. The social networking Web site soon will allow users to search for each other in Hebrew — good news when y … [Read more...] about Our World Speaks
an editorial from this week's Forward worth circulating: Ehud Olmert’s stock with the Israeli public has fallen so low these days that virtually anything Olmert says or does is taken to be a cynical ploy to save his job. That’s a pity, because the Israeli prime minister has had … [Read more...] about Time for a Miracle
$75 Million. Carol Seidman, fundraising guru for the United Jewish Appeal's (Toronto) Tomorrow campaign, brought in this donation for the Sherman Campus Community Centre. Carol is the director of the United Jewish Appeal Federation's $400-million Tomorrow Campaign, an … [Read more...] about Identify. Seduce. Immortalize.