All non-profit organizations aspire to achieve financial security, and they are certainly highly motivated when the economic situation both in Israel and in Jewish communities around the world is very strong. When foundations, donors and lay leaders have more money to contribute … [Read more...] about Achieving Sustainability: One of the Challenges Facing Non-Profit Organizations
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It's all in the spin... According to Bloomberg, Yeshiva University said its previously reported profits in a fund tied to Bernard Madoff were ‘fictitious,’ underscoring how customers of the money manager may have been misled about the investment gains they had amassed. The s … [Read more...] about Defining the Real Loss at YU and Others
With Jewish Agency Chairman Ze'ev Bielski's expected election to the Knesset in February, JAFI will be looking for a new head - and apparently the search has begun. Haviv Retting reports in today's Jerusalem Post that former UN ambassador Danny Gillerman has turned down a … [Read more...] about Change Is In the Air at JAFI
There must be a lot more trouble at Hadassah than meets the eye - it seems Hadassah is planning to sell off some of its assets here in Israel. One of the properties likely to be put on the block is the brand new Young Judaea youth hostel in Jerusalem's Givat Massuah (near the … [Read more...] about More Trouble at Hadassah
The Jewish Foundation of Greater Toronto took a $486,000 (Cdn) hit as a result of an investment that was indirectly linked to Bernard Madoff. The loss represents .26 per cent of the foundation’s total assets. “Although any loss is regrettable, and we are by no means minimizing … [Read more...] about UJA Federation Toronto Reports Madoff Related Loss