In a ground-breaking initiative, PresenTense is taking their pioneering program of training early-stage entrepreneurs to launch low-cost, high-impact ventures, to Moscow. In partnership with the Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), Moscow expands the already successful PresenTense … [Read more...] about PresenTense to Launch in Moscow
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by Robert I. Evans and Avrum D. Lapin When natural disasters strike, American donors often respond quickly and generously. Relief after the Haitian earthquake in 2010 brought almost unprecedented outpourings of dollars and volunteers from across the globe, but especially from … [Read more...] about Jewish Organizations Helping to Rebuild Tornado-Stricken State
from Avi Chai blog: The Challenges and Opportunities for the Next Generation of Jewish Education - Part 2 (Excerpted from Yossi Prager’s address to the 2011 graduates of the Azrieli School for Jewish Education) Children’s immersion in technology raises a host of cha … [Read more...] about The Next Generation of Jewish Education
from Jewish Exponent: A New President, Plan for Gratz College Following the notion that a non-profit institution needs to be run with a business sensibility, the board of Gratz College has tapped a longtime Jewish communal fundraiser to be its next president. Joy Goldstein on … [Read more...] about Gratz College Names New President
The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles announced the winner of its search for the Next Big Jewish Idea: Batsheva Frankel of Los Angeles will receive up to $100,000 in funding plus in-kind services from The Jewish Federation to turn her “LaunchBox” concept into a reality. The … [Read more...] about Next Big Jewish Idea; The Winner Is …