The U.S. Department of State has awarded two grants, totaling $770,000, to Merchavim, The Institute for the Advancement of Shared Citizenship in Israel, an NGO that works to help all of Israel's 7.6 million citizens become more comfortable with the diversity that characterizes … [Read more...] about Merchavim Receives U.S. Govn’t Grants
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A Guide to Being a Good Solicitor: Fundraising is All About People During the last several weeks I have had multiple conversations with people about what makes for a good fundraiser. I have participated in a series of discussions about the importance of engaging with people. … [Read more...] about A Guide to Being a Good Solicitor
from NationalPost.com (Canada): Canadian Jewish Congress afraid of losing identity The legacy of Canada’s oldest Jewish organization may soon be at risk if its umbrella group pursues plans to form a central advocacy group for Jewish Canadians, observers say. The 9 … [Read more...] about Wither Goes The Canadian Jewish Congress
excerpted from an opinion piece by Ben Sales in New Voices (National Jewish Student Magazine): Keep YU Discourse Open Yeshiva University is no longer a place for open conversation about Judaism, despite its being the largest Jewish college in the country. According to an … [Read more...] about Promoting an Honest and Open Modern Orthodoxy
Convio estimates that US giving during the 2010 holiday season to nonprofit organizations will be more than $48 billion across all giving channels - including online, direct mail and donation at checkout - as more than 174 million adult Americans plan to give money to charity … [Read more...] about Online Giving Projected to Soar this Quarter