The Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) is offering incubator grants to member congregations. Grants are meant to encourage congregations to experiment with new ways to further engage current members and attract new members. Up to 20 projects will be funded up to $5,000 for one … [Read more...] about URJ Announces Incubator Grants for Member Congregations
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I have glimpsed the future and it is now by David Breakstone “The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” An appropriate choice of words for a Chief Ideas Officer, which is what Jonathan Woocher is at the Jewish Education Service of North America. And he aptly bor … [Read more...] about The Future is Our Teacher
Remarks by Natan Sharansky delivered at the New Orleans GA. Good Morning Mr. Prime Minister Kathy Manning, Michael Gelman and Jerry Silverman, Ladies and Gentlemen Our history consists of a combination of external and internal challenges. We always fought enemies … [Read more...] about Sharansky: Our Loyalty is to Our People
Federal prosecutors have charged 17 people with stealing $42.5 million from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference), an organization that makes reparations to Holocaust victims. Six of the 17 charged worked for the organization and … [Read more...] about FBI Arrests 17 for Stealing from Claims Conference
Jay Feinberg, from Boca Raton, Florida was awarded the 2010 Jewish Community Hero Award. The award marked the culmination of the second annual Jewish Community Heroes contest, in which more than 300,000 votes were cast online to recognize the selflessness and courage of those … [Read more...] about Jay Feinberg Named Jewish Community Hero