By Jory Hanselman and Rabbi Eliav Bock Imagine a twenty-four year old. He graduated from a top tier university, but now can’t get out of bed. He is struggling to show up where he needs to be each day, is smoking marijuana, and is feeling depressed, scared and anxious. He knows … [Read more...] about What Are We Doing for Our Struggling Youth?
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The Jewish Federations of North America has announced the appointment of Eric D. Fingerhut, currently the president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Hillel International, as JFNA’s next president and CEO. At Hillel, Fingerhut developed groundbreaking p … [Read more...] about JFNA Names New CEO
By Myra Mirsky JWeekly.com Thirty years ago, Bay Area philanthropic adviser Debbie Findling was asked for sex by her then-supervisor at a Southern California JCC. Now, as she sat on a May 13 panel to begin four days of seminars on how to tackle the problem of sexual … [Read more...] about Conference in S.F. tackles #MeToo in Jewish workplaces
Jews of Color in the U.S. are a growing population but have been systematically undercounted in decades of American Jewish population studies, claims a new report by the Jews of Color Field Building Initiative, The Concentration in Education and Jewish Studies at the Stanford … [Read more...] about Population of Jews of Color is Increasing in U.S., Despite Undercounting in Population Studies
The Bronfman Fellowship has selected its 33rd cohort of intellectually curious 11th-graders from across North America, among them the president of a club that helps support youth development in the African country of Eswatini, a young physicist whose studies on cosmic ray muons … [Read more...] about The Bronfman Fellowship Announces its 33rd Cohort