The U.K.'s Chief Rabbi, Lord Jonathan Sacks, announced last night he will retire in September 2013. Despite some speculation that he would not be replaced, Simon Hochauser, President of the United Synagogue (UK) and the Chief Rabbinate Trust, stated there would be a successor. … [Read more...] about U.K.’s Chief Rabbi to Retire
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by Shuey Fogel Jews around the globe are mobilizing to donate to help fight the effects of the recent fire in Israel’s Carmel Forest. One of the outcomes of the Haiti Earthquake (January 12, 2010) is an in-depth case study in disaster-relief giving. Hence, those donating to … [Read more...] about The Carmel Fire and Haiti: No Need to Reinvent the Wheel
by Edgar M. Bronfman Intermarriage has taken center stage this past year. The marriage of Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvkinsky spurred a national conversation about intermarriage. The Rotem bill roiled Israel-Diaspora relations, sparking considerable debate over conversion … [Read more...] about Edgar Bronfman: Opening Our Tent
Giving by U.S. foundations for international purposes held virtually steady last year, generating $6.7 billion, down just 4 percent. According to International Grantmaking Update: A Snapshot of U.S. Foundation Trends, a new report prepared by the Foundation Center in cooperation … [Read more...] about International Giving by U.S. Foundations Holds Virtually Steady
I happened upon a fun and funny online concept brought to you by the smart and clever people at Coca Cola. The entire MyCoke site is filled with some great marketing ideas, but the one that caught my eye is its Coca Cola Smile-izer interactive experience. If you click on one … [Read more...] about Coca Cola Bubbles Up an Idea