Do you want to initiate new activities for European Jewish life? Are you looking for the tools and networks to turn your vision into reality? Then check-out the Paideia Project-Incubator - a program for activists and entrepreneurs for Jewish culture who want to develop new … [Read more...] about Paideia Project-Incubator: Jewish Culture in Action
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At a special meeting of its Board of Trustees yesterday, the Union for Reform Judaism took the first step to reorganize itself by voting to accept a plan for reconfiguring the Union. In a move designed to provide immediate financial relief to all Union congregations, the Board … [Read more...] about URJ Announces Reorganization and Financial Relief for Member Congregations
by Scott Decksheimer I am always struck by the brilliance of donors. I am inspired by the way they entrust organizations with their confidence in an organization’s work, and its importance to our society. Donors are motivated to make a difference in a way that is meaningful to … [Read more...] about The Brilliance of Donors
Late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, concerned that some people may not understand the Bernard Madoff affair that has rocked the financial world, presented a clip on his show explaining the inner workings of the case in terms even a child can understand. The clip was first … [Read more...] about Sesame Street Explains the Madoff Scandal
from The Philadelphia Inquirer: Interest-free, steeped in tradition In tough economic times, a centuries-old financial lifeline might be one of the best-kept secrets in the Jewish community. It is a secret whose roots go back to the Torah, where it is called an act of … [Read more...] about NewsBits: Around the Jewish Web