Two Wisconsin Hillel buildings have won awards for architectural achievement: the Joseph and Vera Zilber Hillel Student Center at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and the Barbara Hochberg Center for Jewish Student Life at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. The … [Read more...] about Wisconsin Hillel Buildings Honored
by Adam Gaynor Most American Jews choose to live, work, and socialize in modern, diverse communities; consequently, most Jewish teens attend schools, camps, and extracurricular activities that are ethnically and religiously diverse (even when their parents can afford the … [Read more...] about Bridging the Gap from Bar Mitzvah to Birthright
by Andrew Silow-Carroll Is it day school or nothing? Earlier this year, at a day school conference in New Jersey, one of its organizers suggested as much. “There is no alternative to day school,” he said. “There’s day school and there’s not day school. Day school is the … [Read more...] about Day Schools or Nothing?
Cuba’s Jewish community’s restoration to the “real world” of international Jewish life has taken another step forward with the award of a grant to William Miller, ORT Cuba's national director and an ROI community member. The grant will enable him to organize a leadership training … [Read more...] about Developing New Communal Leadership in Cuba
Despite signs that some sectors of the economy are slowly recovering, the outlook for nonprofit organizations is still grim. According to recent results from the 2010 Fenton Forecast: Leadership and Effectiveness Among Nonprofits, nearly two-thirds of survey respondents report … [Read more...] about More Than Half of Donors Won’t Increase Giving in 2010