This summer's cohort at PresenTense Global Summer Institute included several fellows whose ventures directly touch the world of philanthropy. Here's a look at four projects recently launched: from St. Petersburg, Russia, Zoia Kolton: A native of Russia, Zoia discovered her … [Read more...] about Capture the Passion
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A new feature – appearing every Sunday – on the eJewish Philanthropy website: the five most popular posts of the previous week. Why are Jewish Nonprofits Afraid of the Power of Technology for Fundraising? by Robert I. Evans and Avrum D. Lapin Interactive cell phones now beg … [Read more...] about The Week That Was: July 31-August 6
by Dr. Elana Maryles Sztokman Anyone trying to understand why Israel does not have a fundraising culture needs to look no further than the tents on Rothschild Boulevard in Tel Aviv. I know that the demonstrations are not about charity and non-profit life. But the events of … [Read more...] about The Implications of the Tent Protests for the Third Sector in Israel
by Susan Weidman Schneider eJP has reported several times on the conflicts between emerging/ startup organizations/ courting the young vs Boomers/established brands/”legacy” organizations. Here’s other news: this tension does NOT come to the fore in the world of women. Women’s … [Read more...] about Women Are Not Part of the Intergenerational Schism in Jewish Life
by Abigail Pickus This is the last of a three-part series Rachel Brody, 26, grew up in Houston, Texas, and received a B.A. from Texas State University and an M.A. from George Mason University. From an early age, she found herself drawn to working with those with special … [Read more...] about 5 Questions with … Rachel Brody