One of our prime goals at eJewish Philanthropy is "to create dialogue and advance the conversation." With this in mind, we welcome long time Chicago communal leader Richard Wexler to kick off a discussion, with a thought provoking op-ed, on moving the UJC forward under their … [Read more...] about Toward Tomorrow
The Anglo-Israeli community likes to criticize; must be in their blood. And all to often the recipients of their venting appears to be American philanthropists. You see, these judges of others are miffed at where generous individuals choose to spend their own money. Last year, … [Read more...] about Naysayers Are Fine, But Do Your Homework!
On September 30, 2009, Jerry Silverman will begin his five year term as CEO of the United Jewish Communities; a position he enters with a most impressive track record. The real question is whether he can be the first CEO in the organization’s ten year old history to steer it in t … [Read more...] about The Challenges Faced by UJC’s New CEO
This is turning out to be quite a farcical week among the alphabet soup of Jewish organizations; consider: At the Jewish Agency, the nominating committee met yesterday to select a new chair of the executive. An open position with only one candidate. The meeting quickly turned … [Read more...] about The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: A Comedy in Three Acts
Contact, the quarterly journal of The Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life is out with their Spring 2009 issue. Titled Money in Crisis, the issue provides some initial observations on the recent economic fallout and looks at "what, if any, bubbles the Jewish philanthropic … [Read more...] about Re-Imagining the Jewish Philanthropic Landscape