Brandeis University has been in our news quite a bit recently. In December, we learned of a $22.5 million transformative gift from the Cleveland based Mandel Foundation for a new center to study and protect the humanities. So far this year, we have been exposed to an … [Read more...] about New Public Policy and Jewish Leadership Degree Program
Jewish Philanthropy. Chronicled.
The British Royal Family is granting two of the U.K.'s largest Jewish organizations the use of Windsor Castle for a special anniversary dinner to mark Israel’s 60th anniversary. Both the UJIA and the JNF are in the early stages of planning the April 7 event, which will be held … [Read more...] about A Kosher Bash at Windsor Castle
From the February issue of Oleh Chadashot, a publication of Nefesh B'Nefesh, we bring you this story by Olah and author, Laura Ben-David. When trying to explain to people the uniqueness of Israel and Israelis, I find that a story speaks volumes. This story, however, speaks a … [Read more...] about A Falafel Story
Last month we wrote about Insight, a new fellowship program from the Schusterman Family Foundation. Jewlicious has just posted a great interview with Yoni Gordis who heads the Center For Leadership Initiatives. If you are interested in learning about this superb new endeavor, … [Read more...] about Only One Week Remaining
Philanthropy expert Joel Fleishman inaugurated the opening of the Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy at the Heller School of Brandeis University with a standing-room only lecture calling for family foundations to become more transparent and accountable, while … [Read more...] about New Academic Center for Philanthropy Unveiled