The business card he handed me a few weeks back was sleek, creative, different and expensive to produce. Just like the ultra-hip and glitzy premises I had been given a tour of earlier. He neither introduced himself as Rabbi; nor does his business card indicate such. The … [Read more...] about Mendy Vogel, Where Are You?
They're back! Ben Yehuda was filled with young crowds unseen since the summer. The buses parked on Yaffo told the story: large banners across the front grills sported the Taglit logo. Signs in the window... Hillels of Philadelphia, the University of Florida and more. It's winter … [Read more...] about Collateral Damage From Birthright Israel? Not In My Book
In an historic new agreement, for the first time ever, Christian supporters will join the JAFI Board of Governors. According to a breaking story on The Jerusalem Post web site, an agreement was signed earlier today between the (Chicago based) International Fellowship for … [Read more...] about Christian Supporters to Join JAFI B.O.G.
This line was made famous, or perhaps infamous, in the 1996 movie Jerry Maguire; Yesterday, Jehuda Reinharz took it one step further. This very accomplished President of Brandeis University announced a $22.5 million transformative gift from the Cleveland based Mandel … [Read more...] about Show! Me! The! Money!
The Center for Leadership Initiatives (CLI) is looking for eight extraordinarily talented young professionals with diverse Jewish backgrounds and interests to join their prestigious Fellowship program. 2008 marks the inception of Insight: The Schusterman Fellowship for Jewish … [Read more...] about Application Time, part 2