By Benjamin Laniado Our mission in CADENA is to deliver aid, hand-in-hand, to those who need it the most. This motto stemmed from the need to curtail corrupt and opaque humanitarian practices in the developing world. We represent the Jewish community and the civil society … [Read more...] about How COVID has Changed our Humanitarian Operations
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The World Union for Progressive Judaism has named Argentinian-born politician, social activist, and community leader Rabbi Sergio Bergman as its new President. Rabbi Bergman will officially take over this position on June 1, 2020, transitioning from Ambassador Rabbi David … [Read more...] about Comings and Goings
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By Benjamin Laniado As an international humanitarian agency, our goal is clear: to provide help to those affected by natural disasters in the fastest and most efficient manner. To do so, we need volunteers willing to sacrifice their time - and, sometimes, their lives - to … [Read more...] about Want to Form Resilient Citizens? Start Young.
By Benjamin Laniado Most NGOs operate under a scarcity paradigm: the rent, the wages, and the operating costs are always getting in the way of the cause. Even when we do make ends meet, we are so in love with our idealistic poverty that we fail to notice the wealth of … [Read more...] about What Being a ‘Jewish NGO’ Really Means
Trinidadian author and caterer serves up hummus, hallah and Jewish connection By Maayan Jaffe-HoffmaneJewish Philanthropy Goodbye callaloo soup, hello hummus and hallah. That’s what Nicholas Jagdeo says. The United Kingdom-born, Trinidadian author whose debut n … [Read more...] about From Calypso and Callaloo Soup to Klezmer and Kneidel