"Russian-speaking Jews live all over the world, from former Soviet republics to North America to Israel, where they make up a significant percentage of the population. As a group they have been successful in their new homes, yet many are disconnected from Jewish life." So reads … [Read more...] about The Russians are Coming, the Russians are Coming… Wait, They’re Here!
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The Jewish Funders Network and the Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies have just released a new study, Executive Development & Succession Planning: A Growing Challenge for the Jewish Community. from the introduction: The national Jewish community appears to be on … [Read more...] about Executive Development and Succession Planning: A Growing Challenge for the American Jewish Community
by Joshua Avedon and Shawn Landres Last week the Jewish innovation ecosystem suffered the first loss of a keystone organization since the economic ice age began. The Professional Leaders Project (PLP) is the premier independent entity for developing and educating the next … [Read more...] about Viva PLP!
Not long ago the head of a small family foundation said to me, “Why are there so many organizations involved in arts and culture? You should join forces with other nonprofits, instead of each of you coming to us for grants.” That basic question is asked often, and not just abo … [Read more...] about Too Many Non-Profits?
At last Sunday's Limmud FSU event in WestHampton, I had the privilege to meet Yoram Dori, a senior adviser to President Shimon Peres. Here are his thoughts on the event. I didn't know much about Limmud FSU. About Matthew Bronfman I knew a bit more. I knew he was involved with … [Read more...] about What I Learned in the Hamptons