By Aaron Saxe If you’ve seen one foundation … you’ve seen one foundation. This common refrain in the nonprofit world is a reminder of the singularity of every funder. In turn, with this premise, grantees, potential grantees, consultants, and others spend significant time … [Read more...] about Insights on Building Honest Communication Between Funders and Grantees
Jewish Philanthropy. Chronicled.
By Steven Windmueller, Ph.D. As Jewish leaders gather in Chicago this week for the URJ Biennial, a new American story is emerging that will have profound implications for the Reform Movement and America’s Jews collectively! The demographic character of America … [Read more...] about The New American Reality and What It Means for Jews
By Missy Bell, RJE and Beth Young, RJE In Pirkei Avot, Akavya ben Mahalalel advises reflecting upon three things: from where you came, where you are going, and before whom you are destined to give account and reckoning. Jewish educators are continually in dialogue with these … [Read more...] about The Importance of Being Excellent
By Jeff Blumental and Rabbi Karen Thomashow “As I teach, I project the condition of my soul onto my students, my subject, and our way of being together.” (Parker Palmer). As educators, we are driven by questions - some of which we cannot easily answer. Whether a tea … [Read more...] about What does a Positive Relationship with Israel Mean?
The Genesis Prize Foundation (GPF) has named Natan Sharansky, a world reknown advocate for freedom, democracy and human rights, as the 2020 Genesis Prize Laureate. In choosing Sharansky the Selection Committee noted his extraordinary lifelong struggle for political and religious … [Read more...] about Natan Sharansky Awarded 2020 Genesis Prize