The ORT KesherNet center in Tver, north west of Moscow, is closed this week following a bomb attack in the early hours of this morning. The bomb was left at the front of the town’s synagogue and Jewish community center and was strong enough to blow in and buckle the t … [Read more...] about Bomb Attack Temporarily Closes ORT-KesherNet Center
Or, why we all should care about the Jewish Agency's new strategic plan. After almost a year's work, the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI) is about to formally present its newly revised strategic plan to the Board of Governors for discussion and approval. For the past year, we … [Read more...] about Connect. Inspire. Empower.
In recent days, as I have shared with my communally-engaged friends that I would be in Jerusalem for this week’s Jewish Agency meetings, the response has been consistent and all too predictable. First the person expresses jealousy that I get to spend some time in Israel (even in t … [Read more...] about Dispatches from Jerusalem: The Jewish Agency and the Myth of Collective Bargaining
by Laura S. Quinn Are your online communications working? How can you tell? In this article, we talk through four types of measures - Views, Followers, Engagement, and Conversion - that help you track your efforts to see if they're worthwhile. Chances are, your organization … [Read more...] about Measuring the Effectiveness of Your Online Communications
How might a 21st-century Jewish Agency refresh the blue box? How might it harness the agency of Jews globally to refresh the Jewish people and the world at large? by Sarah Kass The final decades of the 19th century saw the birth of three enduring institutions. In 1881, in … [Read more...] about Thinking Out Of the (Blue) Box