from The Jewish Week: Young European Jews Asserting Identity, Against The Odds ... I learned that famed old synagogues are not the primary source of native Jewish life in Europe today. Chabad Lubavitch offers an impressive network of religious and social services, but its … [Read more...] about Gary Rosenblatt on Fighting the Odds
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Despite the economic downturn, Jewish summer camp programs continue to expand. This year, several new camps opened in North America, and retreats sponsored by organizations including the Jewish Agency and the Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) reached enlarged audiences in the … [Read more...] about Summer Camp Programs Expand Worldwide
Extreme heat, drought and forest fires in the central part of Russia has mobilized local Jewish communities to help citizens who have lost their homes and property due to the disasters. Chief Rabbi of Russia Berel Lazar instructed Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia … [Read more...] about Russia’s Jewish Community Aids Disaster Victims
In recent months, there have been a number of voices arguing that private philanthropy should reflect agreed upon societal needs and not be so “private.” There are numerous arguments which inform this perspective - the most cogent argue that philanthropic money is for the public g … [Read more...] about The Role of Private Philanthropy
The Effect of the Economy on the Nonprofit Sector: A June 2010 Survey Public charities and private foundations continued to take a beating during the first five months of 2010. Some 40 percent of participants in GuideStar's first nonprofit economic survey for 2010 reported … [Read more...] about The Challenging Financial Environment