excerpted from an opinion piece by Ben Sales in New Voices (National Jewish Student Magazine): Keep YU Discourse Open Yeshiva University is no longer a place for open conversation about Judaism, despite its being the largest Jewish college in the country. According to an … [Read more...] about Promoting an Honest and Open Modern Orthodoxy
by Mordecai Holtz In an era in with information flying in supersonic speed, it takes quite a bit of creativity to attract a reader. The following tweet came through my feed recently, from someone attending a Jewish educational conference. In an “I” generation - Itouch, Ipad - th … [Read more...] about There is No “I” in Web 2.0
by Wallace Greene So much has been written and will continue to be written about the tuition crisis. Theories are fine but no new proposals that are realistic have been put forth, hence any meaningful solution is still a distant dream. Statistically, the increasing tuition … [Read more...] about New Thinking on the Day School Tuition Crisis
Unsung nonprofits are the big story by Todd Cohen It must be official: The “biggest event in philanthropy this year” was the pledge by 40 of the wealthiest Americans to donate at least half their wealth to charity, according to The New York Times in the annual report on giv … [Read more...] about The Giving Pledge Isn’t the Biggest Philanthropy Event of 2010
by Steven Windmueller, Ph.D. Just as each election has its own outcomes and political message, each campaign builds upon the next. Mid-term elections create their own countervailing forces against the party in power, and more specifically, the disconnect among certain … [Read more...] about New Insights on Jewish Political Behavior: What Can We Take Away from the November 2010 Elections?