The Center for Leadership Initiatives (CLI) is looking for eight extraordinarily talented young professionals with diverse Jewish backgrounds and interests to join their prestigious Fellowship program. 2008 marks the inception of Insight: The Schusterman Fellowship for Jewish Community. The Fellowship enables Jews in their 20s who are college graduates to sample careers in the community, while enabling organizations to more effectively utilize … [Read more...] about Application Time, part 2
Jewish Philanthropy. Chronicled.
It's that time of the year again. Grad school applications, fellowship applications. All those endless forms we so love to fill out. Here are just three of the many that might have been off your radar scope. Bikkurim, whose mantra is "nurturing innovative Jewish projects from start-up through sustainability", is seeking NYC-based, Jewish, non-profit projects that are in the early stages of formation and organizational growth. Pre-applications … [Read more...] about Innovation: a.k.a. “Application Time”
According to an article this past week in the Chronicle of Philanthropy, " a generation of young Jewish donors is increasingly opting not to give to the causes supported by their parents and grandparents but are instead creating charities and foundations that are directly relevant to their lives." "A recent report by United Jewish Communities, a network of 155 Jewish federations throughout North America that distributes money to charities, … [Read more...] about Generational Shift Seen in Giving to Jewish Causes
That ROI120 crowd, well they are at it again! Back from her first trip to the U.S. to raise the visibility of Mavoi Satum, Inbal Freund and her team are busy at work planning a benefit concert for later this month. So, if you're resident here in Israel, or spending some winter break time in Jerusalem, be sure to catch the show at the Jerusalem Theatre on December 30th. Featuring Etti Ankri and David D’Or as they join together with The Black … [Read more...] about Jerusalem Cool
With 80% of the world Jewish population living in either Israel or the U.S., we sometimes forget our community not only exists, but thrives, in places other than Jerusalem, L.A. and N.Y.C. One distant outpost is London. Here, just a few short weeks before 2008 begins, I encountered both new and exciting initiatives (by and for a new generation of U.K. Jewry) taking root. Here is just one. On a quiet tree lined street in Willesden Green, almost … [Read more...] about The New and Hip Jewish London
"They drive on the wrong side of the road; they need regime change, but... They are doing some great stuff online." (source, workshop hand-out) This being December, everyone has their lists. Best dressed, worst movies, any and every theme you can possibly imagine. Well, we will not be left out. I just returned from a workshop in London dealing with Current Trends in Online Fundraising. We were a small, eclectic and focused group … [Read more...] about Oh, Those Americans…