WUJS Arad, established in 1968 to provide a one year pluralistic program in Israel for recent college grads, is now history. At a meeting this past Sunday night, the Hadassah WUJS Arad Company voted to permanently close the program in Arad later this summer. Young Judaea is … [Read more...] about WUJS Arad Bites The Dust
In a front page article in today's Jerusalem Post, it seems there is a possible deal in the works to settle the very public, and not so nice, feud between the Jewish Agency and Nefesh B'Nefesh. It's all about ego, influence, posturing and money. Yup; basically cold hard cash, … [Read more...] about Remember the Olim
The American based Jewish Funders Network came to town this past week, but you'd never know it. You see, the community of Israeli philanthropists participating in the Conference put a noose around the JFN's neck and held them hostage. They told the JNF they "suffer at the … [Read more...] about Israeli Philanthropists: Afraid of Transparency
The City is particularly quiet this morning; especially for a Friday. Despite the glorious early summer weather, the normal hustle and bustle of pre-Shabbat is missing. Almost like Jerusalem woke-up today wrapped in a cocoon. Police and the IDF are visibly in abundance; the … [Read more...] about Murder in Jerusalem; the morning after
The phrase made famous during the 1992 Presidential campaign; perhaps it will take center stage again this Fall. In the meantime, the American economic climate appears cloudy. As those involved in the world of philanthropy, we know this could have a significant downward effect on … [Read more...] about It’s The Economy…..