by Dr. Hal M. Lewis In “The Case for National Jewish Philanthropy” (eJewishPhilanthropy, March 28, 2012), Yossi Prager thoughtfully delineates “a few examples of functions ... best addressed nationally for the benefit of local institutions.” In response to his invitation for fu … [Read more...] about A National Opportunity to Transform Local Communities
"For foundations to live up to the spirit of repairing the world, we must speak about failure." "We have to get somewhere and fix something to be successful with our work... [to accomplish that] we need to talk about failure." "Failure is the most universal, and most common, … [Read more...] about Seven Principles to Remake Philanthropy Overnight
by Dr. Chaim Y. Botwinick The Challenge: I recently had the good fortune to participate in a 360 Performance Evaluation as part of my annual Board review. The assessment was conducted by an independent consultant with over 25 years of experience in this highly specialized … [Read more...] about The 360 Experience: Challenge and Opportunity
by Valerie Khaytina Most professionals in global Jewish organizations have experienced the challenge of working with counterparts living in different time zones, often on the other side of the ocean. In North American offices, we often speak about the frustrations of relying … [Read more...] about The Challenge of Communicating Across Cultures and Time Zones
This year marks the 11th year of my teaching philanthropists and foundation professionals at NYU’s Heyman Center for Philanthropy and the 10th since the development of the program now called the NYU Academy for Grantmaking and Funder Education. This posting is one of a series of r … [Read more...] about Do You Want to Work in a Foundation?