The stock market’s plunge last week to a 14-month low has left doomsayers predicting a “double-dip recession,” a recession that is followed by a brief period of recovery before the economy enters another recession. Are Jewish organizations - whose endowments have already been batt … [Read more...] about Jeffrey Solomon on a Double-Dip Recession
At the World ORT Board meetings currently taking place in St. Petersburg, Russia, the following resolutions were passed; included is a request to the Jewish Federations of North America to talk tachles. Resolutions of the World ORT Board of Representatives, St Petersburg, … [Read more...] about Resolutions of the World ORT Board of Representatives
As part of a continued concentrated effort to increase the number of credentialed future Jewish educators and to improve the quality of professional preparation and Jewish education they receive, the Jim Joseph Foundation (JJF) has announced that $33 million in grants have been … [Read more...] about Jim Joseph Announces $33m. to Train Educators
Recently I was talking with a colleague who asked about my organization and what we do. When I explained that we work with partner organizations to plan cultural programming, she retorted: “Define cultural programming.” This isn’t unusual. I work for the Center for Jewish Cultu … [Read more...] about Against Definition
by Robert I. Evans and Avrum D. Lapin Surveys and reports on people’s perspectives on any number of subjects appear frequently, yet may reflect intuition and conjecture and may not always offer the highest degree of reliability. Recently, several surveys are starting to r … [Read more...] about What Can We See from Surveys about Charitable Giving?