In the ongoing battle for the hearts, minds and dollars of the American Jewish community, representatives of the JDC, Jewish Agency and the Jewish Federations met yesterday in New York City. Based on the press release issued a few minutes ago, one must conclude nothing concrete … [Read more...] about The Big 3: Talk, Talk and More Talk
For seventeen aspiring entrepreneurs, a new journey is about to begin. In just four short weeks, the 4th cohort of fellows in PresenTense's flagship fellowship program will gather in Jerusalem to begin an intensive six-week boot-camp. Through hands-on sessions the participants … [Read more...] about The PresenTense Summer Fellowship, Take 4
by Renee Rubin Ross, PhD It is a cliché in education, and in Jewish education as well, that we’d like to get parents more involved. We’d like to see more parents volunteering for our schools, more parents fundraising for our schools, more parents standing behind, and with, the … [Read more...] about Parent Involvement or Parent Investment?
Lisa Lepson, the Executive Director of the Joshua Venture group, writes in her piece Where Yesterday Meets Tomorrow: "The Judaism that is evolving before our eyes isn’t really new or innovative. In fact, the whole concept of evolution is at the core of Judaism. What our social … [Read more...] about Innovating to Preserve Tradition
Our Youth Perspectives in Philanthropy series continues with two more individuals from the JYPI 201 Teen Funders Group, as they discuss what philanthropy means to them. One thing that immediately stood out in both of the below essays, is the message of not only feeling and … [Read more...] about Make an Impact by “Doing Good”