Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life has announced the appointment of David Ya’ari as CEO of Hillel Israel. Ya’ari, formerly David Borowich before Hebraicizing his name, assumes his new post following a career in the private sector and a history of social ent … [Read more...] about Hillel Israel Names New CEO
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Last week I had the great pleasure of spending an evening with a few “social entrepreneurs” at the conclusion of a quick 2-day trip to Israel for a series of meetings. Without meaning to denigrate any of the others with whom I met, that evening was certainly the highlight. It i … [Read more...] about Big Money Chasing Old Ideas: the Dilemma for Social Entrepreneurs
Please Welcome Me at Services Thursday Morning .... A Plea For All the New Faces at Your Synagogue As a communicator, I like to observe how strangers successfully find their way into a social situation or, sadly fail to make an initial connection that held the potential … [Read more...] about Please Welcome Me at Services Thursday Morning
This season is a time of reflection, self-assessment, and new beginnings for Jews the world over. To synagogues it can mean something much more practical: an unmatched opportunity for attracting new members and new revenue. That’s why synagogues fill pages of Jewish newspapers w … [Read more...] about Marketing Rosh Hashana
Message from the President of the State of Israel, Shimon Peres, to the Jewish Communities in the Diaspora on the occasion of the Jewish New Year 5771: As we embark on the New Year, hope for peace appears tangible. While we focus on the summit meeting in Washington, we pray … [Read more...] about Rosh Hashana Message from Shimon Peres