In response to last week’s article a reader raised a question about the “real decision-making process” in non-profit organizations. Every board of directors appreciates the members who are generous with their financial support of the organization, and those who are active as well … [Read more...] about Who Has the First and Last Word: The “Big Donor” or the Lay Leader?
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As we've discussed before, it's very important that all nonprofits offer an online giving option on their website. Simply put, many donors expect to be able to give online...and some may decide not to give if there isn't a simple donation form available to quickly donate with a … [Read more...] about Online Giving – What to Consider
The New York Times is reporting: Lawyers for the disgraced financier Bernard L. Madoff told a federal judge on Tuesday that Mr. Madoff was expected to plead guilty later this week to charges that will result in a life sentence. “I gather it is the expectation that he will p … [Read more...] about Madoff to Plead Guilty; Charges Carry a Life Sentence
Limmud FSU Kicks-Off the ‘Year of Sholem Aleichem’ with Events in Ukraine, Tel Aviv and New York Elegant, humble, and gracious, 97-year-old Bel Kaufman regaled congregants at New York Synagogue this week with poignant stories and remembrances of her grandfather, Sholem Ale … [Read more...] about Limmud FSU Celebrates Sholem Aleichem’s 150th Birthday
I am a big advocate for celebrating our Jewish holidays. Making it a point to draw attention to these important dates helps link each of us to our rich heritage, traditions and rituals and creates wonderful opportunities to engage more Jews and encourage their Jewish involvement. … [Read more...] about Meet Me in St. Louis for the Most Exciting Chag Purim