By Eric Fingerhut What a strange time this is! We are in the midst of a global pandemic and an unusually contentious election in the United States. We have real concerns about racial injustice and antisemitism. Many of our children are not yet back in school - and those … [Read more...] about What Happens When we do Jewish Together
Jewish Philanthropy. Chronicled.
By Aliza Kline and Rabbi Avi Orlow The Roman philosopher Seneca (and the 1990s band Semisonic) said, “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” The start of something new means that something else ends and eventually, the very thing you are starting, will e … [Read more...] about From Your Parents’ Homes: Migration and the Future of Jewish Life
Young Judaea Global (YJG) has named Adina Frydman its new Chief Executive Officer. Frydman brings a wealth of expertise to the role, having served, over the past 18 years, in several senior leadership positions in the Jewish communal world. Before joining Young Judaea Global, … [Read more...] about Young Judaea Global Names New Chief Executive Officer
By David Bernstein Last week, I asked a foundation for financial support for advocacy work in the event of contested elections. Many Jewish organizations have become increasingly concerned about the prospect of contested elections, violence, and challenges to the democratic … [Read more...] about Funding Jewish Advocacy in a Crazy World
By Betsy S. Stone, Ph.D. and Jodie Goldberg Tikkun Olam, repairing the world, has been a core, lived value of the Jewish people throughout modern history. For decades, synagogues, youth serving organizations, and camps have made feeding the hungry, clothing the naked, … [Read more...] about Centering Tikkun Middot Now and in the Future