By Wayne Green The New Year is the start of conference and summit circuits. As the Jewish Teen Funders Network finalizes its programming for the JTFN Summit 2019 in San Francisco, I reflect on the importance of how we as professionals learn and why this JTFN Summit is taking on a new approach to understanding how we impact Jewish teen engagement and identity. In Jewish teen philanthropy programs today, professionals are tasked not with the … [Read more...] about Engage, Empower and Experience with us at the JTFN Summit 2019
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The Jewish Education Innovation Challenge (JEIC) is accepting applications for 2019 Ignition Grants up to $15,000 to jump-start new and/or to continue recently-established innovative programs that improve Jewish education in Jewish day schools across North America. JEIC initiated its Ignition Grants program in late 2018 to continue to catalyze change in day schools by supporting creative, out-of-the-box programs through mini-grants to a wider … [Read more...] about Jewish Education Innovation Challenge Is Accepting Applications for Mini-Grants for Programs Improving Jewish Education in Day Schools
The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe welcomes applications for the Spring grant round in all of its grants programmes. Click on the respective image to read more about each programme. … [Read more...] about Applications Open: Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe – Grants Programmes
By Dr. Eric Lankin Sitting with a potential donor, I told the story of Netanel, a young teen originally from Ethiopia, now living in Israel, who while skipping school walked past a local community center in Netivot. He stood by the fence watching a youth basketball game. That day, outside the community center was Shoshana, an ELEM (Youth in Distress in Israel) social worker. She was supervising this basketball game of teens-at-risk, a part of … [Read more...] about Tell the Stories of Impact
By Rabbi Shaul Feldman
Great thinkers have often pondered:
Can one really change a world view that is deeply rooted in one’s heart?
When someone has seen the world through a certain lens for so long, is it feasible to alter that vision?
My experience on the recent Generation Now Fellowship Israel Seminar convinced me the answer is yes. I hope my recounting of this experience will give you pause to think about these important … [Read more...] about Who is Wise?
One Who Learns from All
By Jonathan Feldstein On the conclusion of Shloshim Danny Allen was my rabbi, my teacher, my friend, my boss, and my mentor. I had the privilege of being part of his life, and he of mine, since 1983. I arrived at college that year as and made my way to Hillel to establish my Jewish home on campus. Danny was my Hillel rabbi and we connected instantly. I became president of Hillel in the second semester of that year and my conversations with … [Read more...] about Tribute to Danny Allen