Dr. Nigist Mengesha, the Ethiopian National Project's (ENP) long-time, and highly effective, Director-General has announced she will be stepping down in January: October 11, 2010 Just over seven years ago, I was bestowed the honor of helping to plant the seed that today is … [Read more...] about ENP’s Director-General to Step Aside
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Does fundraising on the Internet require registration in every state? According to some, there is no final answer ... but here's what Charity Navigator had to say yesterday: A Fundraising Cost Charities Can't Control Charities that solicit contributions from the public are … [Read more...] about Registering to Fundraise on the Internet
As we can tell from the excitement that has built around Limmud FSU's Odessa program, the city's Jewish community is once again thriving. They support more than 20 local organizations such as the Gmilus Hesed welfare center, seven primary and day schools, three synagogues, four … [Read more...] about Revitalizing Jewish life in Odessa
In just a few short hours, Limmud FSU opens its first ever event in Odessa, in southern Ukraine. For this vibrant organization, with a core goal of building Russian-Jewish identity, this is their second event of 2010 in Ukraine, and the concluding event in what has been a busy, … [Read more...] about Limmud FSU Caps Off 2010 in Odessa
by Violetta Shmulenzon For five months, I was an enthusiastic member of one of the former Soviet Union’s largest and most vibrant Jewish communities. For me, the poignancy of this experience has as much to do with my work at the Beit Grand Jewish Cultural Center (through the … [Read more...] about From Odessa, Jewish Identity Over Tea