by Pat Bidol Padva Among all forms of Jewish education, early childhood education may provide the best opportunity for strengthening the viability of North American Jewry. Families of young Jewish children are in transition, looking for connection and open to new life paths. … [Read more...] about Jewish Education Begins With Early Childhood
UJA-Federation of New York, the world's largest local philanthropy, has approved appropriations for its next fiscal year, beginning July 1, 2010. This from John Ruskay, the Federation's executive vice president and CEO: On Wednesday, UJA-Federation’s Board of Directors … [Read more...] about UJA-Fed NY Authorizes $129.2m in Grants
Barry Shrage, President of Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston, was the speaker at the New York Investiture and Ordination Ceremonies of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. He had this to say on Birthright Israel: There are two demographic realities … [Read more...] about Barry Shrage on Birthright Israel
a letter from Arnold M. Eisen, Chancellor, JTS: Dear JTS Students, Faculty, and Staff, We at The Jewish Theological Seminary have spent much of the past eighteen months thinking about the future and reassessing our goals. It is clear that the present moment offers many … [Read more...] about A New Vision for JTS
As a follow-up to our post Jewish Journal Gets it Right, the newspaper has released the following: A group of leading Los Angeles Jewish philanthropists has announced a major financial commitment to The Jewish Journal, the flagship newspaper of the Los Angeles Jewish … [Read more...] about Jewish Journal Reorganizes as Tribe Media Corp.