We have all seen stories of how media exposure has helped facilitate change. Certainly the downfall of New York's last governor was accelerated by a New York Times article. But what about the blog-o-sphere. And particularly in our Jewish world, what place do blogs play and what place (in an ideal world) should they play. The blog world has been instrumental in bringing into the open the apparent on-going strife at the UJC. Whether it is from … [Read more...] about Tearing Down The Silos
In the Media
A sampling of recent stories of particular interest... A Town Under Fire Becomes a Symbol for Israel; from the front page of yesterday's New York Times: SDEROT, Israel — This long neglected immigrant town a mile from Gaza, pounded by Palestinian rockets for the past seven years, is taking on a new identity, edging into the center of Zionist consciousness as a symbol of the nation’s unofficial motto: “Never Again.” Federation's Stanley … [Read more...] about Around Our Jewish World
A selection of recent articles and postings around the nonprofit world you may find of interest... About the Economy What does this uncertain and difficult economy mean for fundraising and philanthropy? Changing Our World President Chris Watson offers a sector briefing. Are Tech-Savvy Millennials the New Voice of Philanthropy? There are many broad generalizations made when it comes to speaking of whole generations, but young people … [Read more...] about On The Blogs
10 Questions Every Blogger Should Ask Themselves Before Posting To help you in these crucial editing stages, we thought we would lay down some important questions bloggers can ask themselves so they can make an honest, constructive and critical appraisal of their work before posting it up for the world to see. Asking these simple questions could mean the difference between a hastily written blog article that remains obscure and a well-written, … [Read more...] about Do You Blog?