[eJP note: while the following guest post by The Curriculum Initiative's Adam Gaynor deals with Jewish educators, the issues raised are applicable to all organizations, especially during the current economic climate.] by Adam Gaynor The question of how to retain staff in … [Read more...] about The Challenge of Staff Retention
Jewish Philanthropy. Chronicled.
Like many people, I have been more than a bit ambivalent about the value of Twitter. While I have a Twitter presence, I have not yet felt compelled to use it. Most of the tweets I read are so uninteresting that I keep asking myself: Why is this channel so popular and why is it … [Read more...] about To Twitter or Not to Twitter….That is the Question
In late June, following a tense week of debate on revised governance policies for the Jewish Agency, Natan Sharansky was elected JAFI's Chair of the Executive. Those supporting the approved changes were clearly looking to break the tradition of one individual holding the most … [Read more...] about Is Sharansky Double-Dipping?
ORT America and ORT Israel are pleased to announce the resolution of the dispute between them with respect to the use of the “ORT” trademark in the U.S. presently pending in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Pursuant to the settlement, ORT Israel ha … [Read more...] about ORT America and ORT Israel Resolve Dispute in U.S. Court
by Benjamin Greene It is my hope that this series will provide insight and help for those seeking to establish or improve their relationships with philanthropic foundations, as well as for foundations seeking to advance the relationships they have with their grantees. For a … [Read more...] about Raising the Bar: Examining the Increased Value in Foundation Grantee Partnerships, Part II: Transparency