The Agency’s New Agenda an editorial from The Forward The Jewish Agency for Israel is embarking on a bold and necessary attempt to create a new mission for itself, downplaying its historic role in promoting immigration to Israel and emphasizing instead an intriguing but s … [Read more...] about The Challenge for The Jewish Agency
According to a story in yesterday's New York Post, Alan Cooper - JTS's provost - "sent a mass e-mail last May to the school's full-time staff advocating that older workers put themselves out to pasture. Baby boomers, he wrote "have created a kind of bottleneck in the work … [Read more...] about JTS’s Provost Disses Older Workers
an editorial from The Jewish Week ‘Transparency” and “good governance” are two popular phrases these days in regards to policies of nonprofit organizations, particularly in the aftermath of the Madoff scandal. It is worth noting a recommendation high on the list of the Jewis … [Read more...] about Raising The Bar
Israel's politics are not for the amateur. Nor, in many cases, those of the organized Jewish world. But neither prepares you for the contemporary global stage - even if your name is Natan Sharansky. Sharansky thought he could play with the big boys. He even thought the Jewish … [Read more...] about The Jewish Agency: Bold Gamble or Huge Miscalculation?
from an editorial in today's The Jerusalem Post: PR101 for Charities A few days ago, for the first time ever, the Ministry of Welfare and Social Services made public the amount of shekels it contributes to Israel's third sector. While the announcement of the NIS 1.5 … [Read more...] about Jerusalem Post Calls for NGO Transparency