[This article appears as part of a series presented by the SafetyRespectEquity Coalition about the work of Jewish organizations to prevent and address sexual harassment and gender discrimination. By pulling back the curtain on works in progress, the Coalition hopes to inspire others to begin their own crucial reform efforts. You can read the framing piece here.] By Jeremy J. Fingerman Jewish summer camp is a laboratory for the Jewish … [Read more...] about Jewish Camp as an Incubator for Culture Change
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By Aaron Dorfman and Rabbi Ayalon Eliach Two out of every three Americans believe democracy is getting weaker. The other third has apparently not watched the news for the past 10 years. The weakening of democracy should concern all of us irrespective of our political leanings because democracy transcends partisanship. It is the container that allows us to even have debates about how best to govern ourselves, the context that enables us to … [Read more...] about Can Jewish Wisdom Help Save Democracy?
The UK Jewish community focuses resources on ‘safeguarding,’ but some say it isn’t enough By Maayan Hoffman eJewish Philanthropy A year before the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment and assault swept the American nation and the internet, the Jewish community of the United Kingdom was struck with an alarming fact: In 2016, more than 58,000 children in the UK were identified as needing protection from different forms of abuse, … [Read more...] about ‘We Are Not Waiting’
The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) and Columbia University are launching a joint master of arts in Jewish Ethics and master of public health degree program, which will be offered at JTS’s Kekst Graduate School and Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Integrating an academic approach to Jewish studies and a multidisciplinary approach to public health, this program will provide graduates with the tools to identify moral issues … [Read more...] about The Jewish Theological Seminary and Columbia University Launch New Dual-Degree MA/MPH Program in Jewish Ethics and Public Health
Tikkun Olam Women’s Foundation - the Jewish women’s foundation of Greater Washington is announcing a Request for Proposal (RFP) for its 2019-2020 grant cycle. They cycle begins with applicants submitting a letter of intent (LOI) by November 28, 2018. Following review of the LOI, a select number of organizations will be asked to submit a full proposal of their program/project. For over a decade, TOWF has been making grants to tackle some of … [Read more...] about Tikkun Olam Women’s Foundation 2019-2020 Request for Proposals
San Francisco-based Taube Philanthropies has pledged $2 million to The National WWII Museum in New Orleans to develop the Taube Family Holocaust Education Program. Through lectures, symposia, film screenings, and local and national partnerships, programs highlighting recent research and personal accounts of the Holocaust will ensure public remembrance of the atrocities that led to the genocide of more than six million Jews. The foundation’s … [Read more...] about National WWII Museum to Establish Holocaust Education Program