To: Members of the Board of Governors Dear Friends, After many months of very intensive work by both the Strategic Committee and the professional staff, we are pleased to send you the attached new proposed strategic plan. This is an appropriate opportunity to thank each … [Read more...] about Securing the Future: The Jewish Agency’s New Plan
Jewish Philanthropy. Chronicled.
Israelis don't donate. This according to a paper presented by Hebrew University's Dr. Nissan Limor at yesterday's Caesarea Economic Policy Planning Forum. The report states that Israeli nonprofit organizations are dependent on government for their funding; this impairs both … [Read more...] about Why Israelis Don’t Donate
by Michal Bergman Limmud Modiin is now behind us. After preparations, deliberations, ups and downs, we are "after." Only the feeling of euphoria, the feeling of the joy of learning, the joy of people and the joy of community - these feelings are still with us, as well as … [Read more...] about The Spirit of Limmud Comes to Modiin
by Daniel E. Levenson, ALM A significant challenge facing the senior leadership at major Jewish organizations is the question of how to connect with the next generation of up and coming Jewish leaders in a substantive way. I believe that there is an awareness of this lack of … [Read more...] about Adding New Links to the Chain
Rabbi Yoffie’s Legacy: ‘Old Ideas’ for Reform Judaism by Jonathan D. Sarna In announcing that he will retire from the presidency of the Union for Reform Judaism in two years, Rabbi Eric Yoffie said that he aimed to give the URJ “ample time” to search for his successor. It’s a … [Read more...] about The Union for Reform Judaism: Now and Then