By Dr. Betsy Stone We may be entering the final, albeit lengthy, phases of COVID. As we approach the one year marker of this difficult time, overlaid by racial injustice and political turmoil, many of us are looking forward to “freedom” with excitement and anxiety. We imagine a … [Read more...] about What will Post-COVID look like?
Jewish Philanthropy. Chronicled.
By David J. Butler Don’t believe everything you read. While a recent article in eJewishPhilanthropy proclaimed with confidence that “Less is More” when it comes to Federations’ overseas giving - and made certain declarations about it - the statement is simply not true. As 2020 … [Read more...] about Don’t Believe Everything You Read
By Yehuda Arenstein
History, Foresight, Education, and Philanthropy
Ever since Rabbi Yochanan ben Zakkai's strategic relocation to Yavneh in 70 CE, and even as far back as Abraham, Am Yisrael has understood the existential importance of recognizing geopolitical realities … [Read more...] about Hakhsharah Chadashah (“New Preparation”):
Israel Education, Visionary Philanthropy, and Funding the Future
By Arnie Draiman The Israeli Council of Children and Youth Organizations, together with the Israeli Scouts (Tzofim) and Maccabi Tz’air Youth, is embarking on a project to make the internet, and social media in particular, a more positive place to be. The project is quite s … [Read more...] about Promoting Online Positivity
Birthright Israel, the largest educational tourism organization in the world, and Onward Israel, the leading provider of mid-length immersive experiences for young adults in Israel, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore a merger. This combination will strengthen … [Read more...] about Breaking: Birthright Israel & Onward Israel Seek to Join Forces to Strengthen Jewish Diaspora Ties with Israel