We live in a global village; new endeavors may be hatched in a living room in Monsey and brought to fruition in Jerusalem. Or a California foundation funds an innovative and new project in Buenos Aires or London. As we have learned from Thomas Friedman, we are no strangers to a … [Read more...] about The Next Great Idea, U.K. Style
Facing Internal Unrest, the UJC is taking flak from an "Insider Blog". On the heels of yesterday's upbeat announcement on 2007 fundraising income comes public word of the dissension that has been brewing in the UJC/Federation system. In a front page article in this week's … [Read more...] about Federation Heads Meeting To Discuss Future of Troubled Umbrella Group
The North American Jewish federation system raised $2.4 billion last year. The system now has more than $13 billion in endowment funds. Its umbrella organization, the United Jewish Communities, made the announcement today for the system of 155 Jewish federations and 400 … [Read more...] about UJC Raises $2.4 Billion in ’07
NEFESH B'NEFESH AND LEGACY HERITAGE FUND LAUNCH PHYSICIAN ALIYAH CAMPAIGN TO ADDRESS URGENT NATIONAL DOCTOR SHORTAGE Significant grants and supplementary income packages being offered to North American and British MD's making Aliyah to Israel (JERUSALEM) – Nefesh B … [Read more...] about Physician Aliyah Campaign Launched
Great video from the Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley about how their funds are allocated. The inspiration came from a group of young lay-leaders who were frustrated with how to explain and promote the Federation’s mission in an appealing and positive way. "No gift touches m … [Read more...] about Where Does All the Money Go?